12 Things We Shouldn’t Do During a Storm

Peeking out of your window, using running water, or even touching concrete walls — there are so many ordinary things that we do at home during extreme weather, and we don’t even think that they could be dangerous to us. And even though your home is generally a safe place during these times, there are still safety rules that shouldn’t be ignored.

Bright Side wants our readers to be prepared for any situation. For this purpose, we have found out what the most common mistakes are that most people neglect while waiting for bad weather to pass. Make sure to remember them and stay safe!

The problem with candles is that they can also start a fire. And during a severe storm, it might not be possible to contact emergency services. Even if you are able to contact them, the weather might make it impossible for them to reach your house in time. To avoid possible dangers, you can use flashlights instead of candles. They produce even more light and are way safer.

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