Great video from last night's lightning storm

Thrill to the purple sky that caused massive power failure.

Over on the YouTube, one Shawn Hirtle captured this super look at the electrical storm that rattled windows and took down power for nearly 50,000 of Nova Scotia Power's valued customers last night. And since a customer is a home or business, that figure probably translates to 10 percent of Nova Scotians had no electricity. But better to be powerless at home than in a plane that got hit by lightning.


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Kyle Shaw

Kyle is the editor of The Coast. He was a founding member of the newspaper in 1993 and was the paper’s first publisher. Kyle occasionally teaches creative nonfiction writing (think magazine-style #longreads) and copy editing at the University of King’s College School of Journalism.

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