Lightening can be very powerful and can leap from a storm to 20+ miles away. This is why if you can hear thunder, even barely, you are within range of a strike. Strikes can be survivable, but only if rapid cardio version is available and supportive Cardiac drugs. Also how the stroke entered and exited the body and what damage occurred enroute. Rainbows maybe God's Promise, but he isn't promising free entry. He judges worthiness first. Purgatory before reward.