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23 April 2024

Nature's fury: Lightning strikes France and Germany

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A lightning strike during a thunderstorm over the city of Tours, central France. (AFP)

A lightning strike during a thunderstorm over the city of Tours, central France. (AFP)

Lightning in central France. (AFP)

Lightning is pictured on June 10, 2014 over Sieversdorf , Germany. (AFP)

Violent storms killed at least six people in western Germany overnight, felling trees and snarling road and rail traffic, authorities said Tuesday. (AFP)

Broken branches lie on a car on June 10, 2014 in Neuss, Germany. (AFP)

Neuss, Germany. (AFP)

An uprooted  tree lies a street in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (AFP)

Germany Pic: Reuters

Germany Pic: Reuters

Cars are pictured damaged by a fallen tree in a Gelsenkirchen dealership. (REUTERS)