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Old 08 August 2006, 22:56   #11
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Watched a tele programme that reckoned a strike hit produces heat 4 times that of the surface of the sun.......forget the electronics, I doubt there'd be much left of the RIB!
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lightning strike

A few years ago a neighbour of mine had his TV ariel struck. It went down the cable to his TV, fried it and jumped across from the UNPLUGED PLUG and earthed to the wall socket.
Another time when my son was a toddler , he was in the bath and ball lightening came through the open bathroom window. It hovered towards the bath and disapeared into the bath tap, no problem luckily.
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Back to the Future.

Edit: Sorry; that was the name the film question.
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Back to the Future.

Edit: Sorry; that was the name the film question.
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Saturday we went out for a drink from Zeebrugge to Vlissingen. When we came back the sky above Zeebrugge was totally black and filled with lightning’s. We called Portcontrol to ask them where the storm was going to. Force 6 and East. That was our direction. So we decided to go deeper into the Sea 15 miles away from the coastline. We had a splendid spectacle. While we were in the sun, it was raining cat's and dogs and the sky was filled with lightning’s above Zeebrugge. The storm stayed there for almost 1 hour.

Once home, we saw on the news that a windsurfer was hit by a lightning. Althouh his situation is critical, he is still alive...
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