Video: Lightning strikes Edinburgh during storm

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THIS stunning video shows the moment fork lightning strikes Scotland’s capital city.

Filmed by Grant Richie, who runs and its corresponding Facebook page, he shot the footage on his iPhone in the late afternoon.

Lightning flashes over Edinburgh. Picture:

Lightning flashes over Edinburgh. Picture:

The video shows lightning striking three times, which Grant has slowed down to 10 per cent, and 1 per cent, showing the exact moment the lightning strikes the earth.

Grant started Real Edinburgh as a vehicle for showcasing his images of Edinburgh as part of a street photography project, before expanding to include images from outwith the city’s boundaries.

He is keen on encouraging fellow capital residents to take more photos, adding: “My aim is to get Edinburgh out photographing the city in all its glory.’

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• Video reproduced by kind permission of Grant Richie, of and