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Lightning strikes the CN Tower in Toronto during a fierce thunderstorm on Aug. 24, 2011.

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Lightning lights up the night sky in an east end Toronto neighbourhood during a severe thunderstorm warning and tornado watch in Toronto on Aug. 24, 20011.

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Lightning lights up the night sky in an east end Toronto neighbourhood during a severe thunderstorm warning and tornado watch in Toronto on Aug. 24, 20011.

Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

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Lightning lights up the night sky in an east end Toronto neighbourhood during a severe thunderstorm warning and tornado watch in Toronto on Aug. 24, 20011.

Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

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Lightning hits the CN Tower behind the deserted exhibitions grounds in Toronto on Wednesday August 24, 2011. The annual fair was closed due to severe weather.

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Lightning strikes the CN Tower in Toronto during a fierce thunderstorm on Aug. 24, 2011.

Roger Hallett/The Globe and Mail

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Lightning strikes the CN Tower in Toronto during a fierce thunderstorm on Aug. 24, 2011.

Roger Hallett/The Globe and Mail

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