Lightning can be quite beautiful, but dangerous at the same time, should you happen to be outside when it occurs. For those who don’t already know, “in the atmospheric electrical discharge, a leader of a bolt of lightning can travel at speeds of 36,000 km/h (22,000 mph), and can reach temperatures approaching 30,000C.” Click here for the first picture in the gallery. Videos after the break.

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