The Met Office recommend against the usage of taps in to wash hands during thunder and lightning storm.
As lightning strikes, it would try to look for things, such as metal, that can turn into a conductor, as it moves toward ground level.
It doesn’t take a prodigy to figure out that the piping of some house are metal, concluding that lightning is attracted towards them.
As our water is not 100% natural and there are numerous impurities which can also aid in conduction of electricity – additional amassing the risk of shock.
This means that turning on your tap, where the water has been charged with electricity, could see you killed.