Can you poop during a thunderstorm?
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People also ask, is it safe to use the toilet during a thunderstorm?
A toilet is probably as safe a place as any in a lightning storm, if you're not touching metal. Don't sit in a bathtub while in contact with the metal drain cap or faucet. If you have metal plumbing instead of PVC, lightning can follow the pipes through your walls and give you a good (perhaps fatal) jolt.
Also Know, can lightning come through the shower? No. Lightning can travel through plumbing. It is best to avoid all water during a lightning storm. Do not shower, bathe, wash dishes, or wash your hands.
Simply so, are you safe in your car during a lightning storm?
You're safe in a car because the lightning will travel around the surface of the vehicle and then go to ground. This occurs because the vehicle acts like a Faraday cage. Michael Faraday, a British physicist, discovered that a metal cage would shield objects within the cage when a high potential discharge hit the cage.
How often do people get struck by lightning?
It is estimated that Earth as a whole is struck by an average of more than a hundred lightning bolts every second. The odds of becoming a lightning victim in the U.S. in any one year is 1 in 700,000. The odds of being struck in your lifetime is 1 in 3,000.