Lightening is psychologically horrifying phenomenon and I have heard somewhere that if you are struck in a lightening storm there are 1 in 3000 chances for each lightening tohit you or a location very close to you. So you have to be careful about it. First remember that this a sign Almighty Creator's power and just a small representation of His authority and all-powerfulness for us to think and believe.
The best thing is to seek help and forgiveness from Almighty Allah humbly and try following options after prayer.
1.Seek a large, enclosed building whenever possible.
2.The subsequent best option is a car with a hard top. Stay in and remain the windows up. It is the metal shield of the car that protects you, not the rubber tires.
3.If you are already indoor, stay at least a few feet away from open windows, electrical items and outlets, and plumbing such as sinks and showers. Lightning can flow through these items and "jump" to a person.
4. Never shower or bathe during a thunder storm.
5.Use a mobile or cordless phone instead of a land line. If lightning hits telephone lines, it can flow all the way through the line to the telephone.
6.If you are outside and cannot get inside, do not stand under a tree! Try to find a low spot away from any metal fences, pipes, trees, or tall objects.
7.If you are swimming or boating and you hear distant rumbles, or see flashes of lightning, get to land as soon as possible.
8.If you are in a boat and cannot get to shore, stay in the middle of the boat, or below, if possible.
9.If your skin begins to tingle or your hair stands up, a lightning strike may be imminent. Crouch down on the balls of your feet with your feet close together. Do not put your hands on the ground. Do not lie down! You want to keep points of contact between yourself and the ground to a minimum.
10.When someone is struck by lightning, he or she should get medical attention as soon as possible. Even if a person who was struck appears dead, he or she can often be revived with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
11.Once the electric charge has gone through one person, there is no residual effect that can be passed along to another person. Immediate injuries can include burns, wounds, nerve damage and fractures.