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08/06/2014 07:35 BST | Updated 09/06/2014 10:59 BST

Tree Hit By Lightning Shows Why They're Not The Best Cover In A Storm (VIDEO)

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It's advice handed down from generation to generation - don't shelter under a tree during a lightning storm.

And here's why...

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