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#Lightning Strikes

# lightning-strikes - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Wildfires wreak havoc as thousands evacuated amid 'extraordinary weather' in California

The state of California has recorded 11,000 lightning strikes in 72 hours.

# lightning-strikes - Friday 27 October, 2017

Leinster have now lost four players to the same ankle problem this season

Josh van der Flier and Barry Daly have both suffered syndesmosis injuries.

# lightning-strikes - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Eric Donovan wins Celtic title with eight-round masterclass against gutsy Welsh champion

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ captured his first professional title in style.

# lightning-strikes - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why

Taking the growing population into account, the lightning death rate has shrunk more than 40-fold since recordkeeping began in 1940.

# lightning-strikes - Monday 10 July, 2017

Delays to trains through Connolly after truck hits Amiens St Bridge for second time today

Services have resumed through Connolly, with delays of up to half an hour expected.

# lightning-strikes - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Lightning strikes have seriously injured dozens of people in Germany and France

Freak weather has seen lightning strikes in both countries over the course of this afternoon.

# lightning-strikes - Thursday 9 October, 2014

ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go

A severe storm with lightning strikes caused the power outages.

# lightning-strikes - Monday 28 July, 2014

Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach

The man was hit on the popular Venice Beach after being caught in a thunderstorm.