Storm usually lasts a short time, but after her may follow prolonged rain, snow, storm. Often accompanied by hail storm. In danger of electric shocks that can affect death or severely burn. Lightning mainly affects the most prominent place in the first place tends to metal.
The closer to the electrical discharge is a climber, the greater the risk it is exposed. Therefore, when a thunderstorm is coming climbers who are on the crest, the gendarme on a separate ledge, you must immediately go down under any cover. All metal items should be folded away from you, but not lower myself and not on yourself, and up to the side. Approximate distance to the electrical discharge can be calculated as follows: count how many seconds will pass between the appearance of lightning and thunder, divide that number by three seconds, and get the approximate number of kilometers that separate the climbers from the electrical discharges. In the storm should beware of rock falls and avalanches.