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18th Jul 2014

Video: Lightning strike causes massive explosion near an American shopping centre

This is pretty terrifying...

Joe Harrington

This is pretty terrifying…

The weather in Ireland over the last few weeks has been as inconsistent as Rory McIlroy’s, golf with rain and sunshine alternating every other hour. The weather went to another level last night as thunder and lightning kept half the country awake but it made for some spectacular viewing in places, as these photos from West Cork attest.

The east coast of America has also been hit with some stormy weather over the last few weeks and New Jersey bore the brunt of it. This vine emerged of a bolt of lightning striking near a shopping centre and the explosion it caused was frightening…