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WATCH: Reporter Zapped by Lightning During Live Broadcast

25 Apr 2017, 3:34 pm

As severe weather and thunderstorms moved through Dalian in the Liaoning Province of China on April 24, Xiao Dong, a reporter for the Dalian Meteorological Bureau, was giving a live report from a buildings rooftop when he received a shocking surprise.

During Xiao’s live report, a blinding bolt of lightning struck near him. He immediately cried out dropping his umbrella. It appears as if he was luckily only zapped with a small amount of electricity.

An umbrella can increase your chances of being struck by lightning if it makes you the tallest object in the area.

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