Promoted

This Is The Exact Moment A Lightning Bolt Struck A 14th Century Church

St Nicholas chapel in Devon was hit by lightning last week.

1. St Nicholas chapel, a Grade 1 listed building in Ilfracombe, was struck by lightning last Friday.

Jason Twist / SWNS Group

Local photographer Jason Twist was in the right place at the right time. “The storm was very impressive, so I grabbed my camera and started snapping about 500 photos”, he told BBC.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
  Your Reaction?
 

    Contributions

    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Mullah Omar — leader of the Taliban — has died, according to multiple reports. The Taliban has not responded to the reports.
    • Officials released new footage proving Sandra Bland was "alive and well" when her mugshot was taken. The release aims to counter social media rumors that she was deceased in the photo.
    • Michel Platini, the current UEFA president, will be a candidate in the 2016 FIFA election to replace Sepp Blatter ⚽️
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing