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lightning hitting the ocean in Thailand
March 26, 2016

When Lightning Strikes

While on a beach in Thailand’s Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park, Your Shot member Mike Leske received a visual treat. “A single cloud passed the remote island ... sending lightning bolts to Earth in two-minute intervals,” he writes. The park covers 150 square miles. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo assignments, get expert feedback, be published, and more. Join now >>
Photograph by Mike Leske, National Geographic Your Shot

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