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Saturday, 29 February

Shard of Lightning

According to the BBC last night (22 May), the 87 storey Shard building was struck by lightning during the thunderstorms that hit the South-East yesterday afternoon, with several bolts hitting the capital and surrounding areas. Phone lines for example were put out of action in west London.

 

Suspended

Meanwhile, the Emirates' cable car service at ExCel (home to next month's Facilities Show) did not run for an hour because of high winds. (We were going to say suspended but...)

 

Picture with thanks to Michael Hoskins of AIA Worldwide @aiaworldwide

Article written by Brian Shillibeer

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