Lightning strike 'like a bomb going off'
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Bradwell lightning strike 'like a bomb going off'

A man said he feels lucky to be alive after a lightning strike on his home that sounded "like a bomb going off".

James Messer, of Bradwell, Essex, said he got out "just in time".

Forecasters said there were 26,000 lightning strikes over the East of England on Tuesday night.

  • 19 Jul 2017
  • From the section Essex
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