At least 14 people have been hit by lightning during thunderstorms in southern California, leaving two people in a critical condition in hospital.
Thirteen people - including a 15-year-old were struck at Venice Beach in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon.
A 57-year-old man was injured by the strikes on a golf course on Catalina Island.
He is reported to be in a stable condition.
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