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Old 11 May 2006, 11:20   #1
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Awesome storm

Last night we had the most violent thunderstorm I have ever seen. It really was incredible. It was much worse over Swansea than anywhere else.

Constant fork lightening for about 3 hrs - a few houses were hit and some transformers - power surge blew out 1 of our computer's power supplies - guess which one - MINE!!!

Loved watching the storm though - never seen rain like it - loads of floods to wash the Discovery in.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/4760693.stm
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Old 11 May 2006, 11:44   #2
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Last night we had the most violent thunderstorm I have ever seen. It really was incredible. It was much worse over Swansea than anywhere else.

Constant fork lightening for about 3 hrs - a few houses were hit and some transformers - power surge blew out 1 of our computer's power supplies - guess which one - MINE!!!

Loved watching the storm though - never seen rain like it - loads of floods to wash the Discovery in.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/4760693.stm
Really mad this end of wales as well down by the severn - the noise and flashes were as good as anything I've seen in the Med or in the Alps. The amount of water flooded our road in 10 mins! would have been enough to float in!
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Just kicked off down here...
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apparently a plane got struck by lightening not long ago
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planes get struck by lightening all the time


you have to check for damage and the little round burn exit holes as a techy


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apparently a plane got struck by lightening not long ago
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Was pretty violent here last night too. 4 hours of lightning.
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