Tuesday 20 February 2018

Video: Dramatic footage of lightning strike hitting woman and daughter

Mark McConville

Mark McConville

THIS video footage was recorded from a dashcam, in Omsk, Russia – showing the moment lightning hit a woman and her daughter.

Fortunately the 28-year-old mother and her six-year-old daughter survived the strike and were hospitalised with only first and second degree burns.

 

The pair can be seen standing at the side of a busy road holding onto an umbrella in the lashing rain.

 

The lightning was attracted to the umbrella and struck it three times.

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