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Look At This Amazing Timelapse Video Of Lightning Storms From Space

The timelapse video was taken while the space station was flying from North Africa over Turkey towards Russia.

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On Tuesday British astronaut Tim Peake shared an incredible video of lightning storms across Earth.

Amazing how much lightning can strike our planet in a short time #Principia #timelapse https://t.co/XijV5E1pI0

"Amazing how much lightning can strike our planet in a short time #Principia #timelapse," Peake tweeted from aboard the International Space Station, where he is based for six months.

Peake recorded the breathtaking scenes while the space station travelled from North Africa over Turkey towards Russia.

Fiona Rutherford is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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