Caption: Multiple lightning strikes from a single thunderstorm cell. This montage of clips covers a period of around five minutes, and shows the randomness of cloud-to-ground strikes. The location of a strike in a storm can be five or more kilometres from the previous strike, making it hard to time the approach of a cell. Filmed in Colorado, USA, in summer.

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Keywords: afternoon, america, approaching, atmosphere, atmospheric, bolt, cloud-to-ground, clouds, composite, cumulonimbus, discharge, electrical storm, electricity, environment, falling, fractostratus, lightning, meteorological, meteorology, montage, north america, overcast, precipitation, rain, sky, storm, stormy, summer, threatening, thunderstorm, timelapse, united states, us, usa, weather

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Multiple lightning strikes

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Duration: 00:00:12.18

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

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Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 360.1M


Capture format: DVCPRO

Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

Interlaced: Yes

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