SHEFFIELD STORM: Here are 7 facts about lightning that you will not believe

The cloud over Crookes, Sheffield, shortly before the first lightning strike. Credit: Noah Lomax
The cloud over Crookes, Sheffield, shortly before the first lightning strike. Credit: Noah Lomax
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Last night's violent storm in Sheffield brought a deluge of rain and a spectacular lightning display.

Here's a quiz featuring some of the best photos sent in to the Star.

Sources:

Fact 1 is from the TV documentary channel, Eden.

Facts 2 to 5 are from the researchers behind the BBC One programme, QI.

Facts 6 and 7 are from the USA’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.