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Lightning strike amid Kent snowstorm

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A couple speaking to the BBC about the severe snow conditions received a shock as an unpredicted lightning storm hit Kent on Sunday evening.

The lightning bolt, and subsequent thunder crash which followed, caught the BBC's Jenny Hill and some passers-by by surprise.

The ferocity of the lightning bolt can be seen in slow motion.

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