Credit: TOM A WARNER/WEATHERVIDEOHD.TV/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Real time then hight-speed footage of an upward lightning strike from a tall TV tower. The taller the structure, the more likely it is that the lightning starts at the tower and heads upwards into the storm clouds above. Filmed from a storm-chasing vehicle in South Dakota, USA, in spring.

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Upward lightning strike

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Duration: 00:01:10

Frame size: 1280x720

Frame rate: 30

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

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