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Ultra-high-speed footage of recoil leaders flickering during the propagation of a positive cloud-to-ground lightning strike. Each recoil leader lasts only microseconds, and they are only thought to occur with positive cloud-to-ground lightning. Filmed at 10,000 frames per second in South Dakota, USA.
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