Sunday, June 25, 2006

Cellphones and lightning

People should not use mobile phones outdoors during thunderstorms because of the risk if they are struck by lightning, according to a group of doctors.

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Also, fuel stations have restrictions on use of mobile phones. They say it could cause fire because of radio waves. According to GSM World, there isn't any conclusive proof for this; like the link between cellphones and cancer. GSM World addresses the issue of lightning also.

There is a health scare with all modern gadgets, is it not?

1 comment:

  1. And for technophobic individuals like me, it cudnt get worse. just read a news item in the papers the other day, abt a cellphone having burst into flames across the user's face!! kinda creepy...hehehe...