The man was filming an approaching thunderstorm from a porch, when lightning struck dangerously nearby. In his estimation, the distance to the impact site did not exceed 30 meters. The frightened man rushed into the shelter. "I'm extremely fortunate that I'm still alive," he wrote on Facebook.
WATCH Man Narrowly Escape Lightning Strike
08:46 GMT 19.07.2018 (Updated: 08:57 GMT 19.07.2018)
A resident of the US city of Chicopee, Massachusetts, filmed a lightning struck near him. ABC TV News posted a video via Twitter.