There Are Approximately 2,000 Thunderstorms Happening on Earth right now

Some areas of the planet experience extreme weather more often than others. But at any given time there are an estimated 2,000 thunderstorms happening in different locations on Earth, according to the National Severe Storms Laboratory.

Annually, there are about 16 million thunderstorms across the globe and around 100,000 of them occur somewhere in the United States.