Caption: Real time and high-speed footage of a lightning strike on a TV tower. The strong wind blows the ionised channel to the right, but the lightning reconnects to the tower via a new short horizontal channel. Filmed from a lightning research and storm-chasing vehicle, in South Dakota, USA, in spring.

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Lightning blown by the wind

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Duration: 00:01:20.07

Frame size: 1280x720

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