Germany experienced a public horror on an early Saturday. While people were enjoying music and partying, the lightning hit injuring 51 and putting 8 in serious condition. The lighting was said to hit at 00:30 local time (22:30 GMT) as headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers when enquired to the organizers of the Rock am Ring festival.
The Rock am Ring festival is one of the most popular of its kind in Germany – also suffered lightning strikes last year, where 33 people were taken to hospital. The popularity of the music and festival within people made it unreasonable and also very hard to cancel the event out. Though, the Festival did play their dutiful role by informing the people about the possibility of strong rainfall and thunderstorms on their official website. After the mishap during the event, the festival has now been suspended because of weather concerns.