view from Susannah Ford-Crush's window as the lightning struck
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'Lightning hit me during storm'

One woman describes her lucky escape as lightning struck her house as she leant out a window filming the storm.

A series of powerful thunderstorms struck southern England overnight and many people took extraordinary photographs of the lightning.

However, Susannah Ford-Crush from Tunbridge Wells in Kent was lucky to escape with her life when a bolt of lightning hit the front of her house just feet from where she was filming.

Miranda Schunke reports.

  • 18 Jul
  • From the section UK