Des Coleman explains the different types of lightning

Weather Presenter Des Coleman on this week's lightning strikes Credit: ITV News Central

Our Weather Presenter Des Coleman has been just as amazed as the rest of us at the beauty of this week's lightning strikes. They [dominated the skies across the Midlands this week](http://Pictures and videos of flooding thunderstorms and lightning across the Midlands), with many viewers sending photos and videos in, which we shared on our programme.

But did you there are different kinds of lightning strikes ? Well Des has been taking a look in the clip below.

If you're missing your usual Des jokes, keep watching to the end.....

Many viewers across the Midlands caught the lightning strikes on camera Credit: Ashley Wilding, Shifnal in Shropshire

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