English Village Welcomes Thunderstorm After Dry Spell

England’s West Midlands county was treated to a spectacular lightning storm on September 5, with locals welcoming the accompanying downpour after an extended dry spell.

Slow-motion video filmed by local Ian Garfield in Wednesfield, near Wolverhampton, shows lightning fork through the night sky during the storm.

Garfield posted the video alongside a caption reading, “About blinkin’ time we had a decent thunderstorm! Slo-mo of a strike over Wednesfield a few minutes ago.”

Locals welcomed the rain after a hot and extremely dry summer, the Express and Star reported. Credit: Ian Garfield / @iangarfield/www.iangarfield.co.uk via Storyful

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