Slow motion video shows the breathtaking moment lightning strikes during freak Scottish storm

A dramatic slow motion video shows the moment lightning strikes Edinburgh during a freak thunderstorm this afternoon.

Wednesday, 7th August 2019, 19:36 pm
Edinburgh has been hit by thunder and lightning this afternoon.

The lightning bolt over the west of the city was captured from The Scotsman offices at Orchard Brae House.

The Met Office has issued a yellow "be aware" warning for thunderstorms and heavy rain in Edinburgh and the Lothians, in place until 10pm on Wednesday.

Edinburgh has been hit by thunder and lightning this afternoon.

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