Caption: Ultra-high-speed footage of the development of a complex series of lightning strikes. Stepped leaders head downwards, producing multiple attach points on the ground and several discharges. Filmed at 7000 frames per second in South Dakota, USA, in spring.

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Lightning strike, high-speed

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Duration: 00:01:00.15

Frame size: 640x480

Frame rate: 30

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Codec: H.264

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