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He said: "When the strike hit, there was a huge, loud bang, which I just thought was a thunderclap.
Naked men duck through doorways and blind women wait behind curtains for the stormclounds rent with flames, the thunderclaps rolling south.
As the sun rose to loud thunderclaps and a brief cooling rain in the 100+ temperatures, organizers have, at times, had to freeze the action, only to begin again after short breaks while the weather cleared.
But the pictures of forked lightening followed by thunderclaps was like the start of an old Hammer Horror movie.
Bill Rice, chairman of Bournville Village Council, said there was no risk to the children's safety and although it was raining, the thunderclaps were miles away.
We both heard a whooshing noise and then what sounded like thunderclaps but it was the chimney pot bouncing off the roof.
The air at Memorial Stadium might indeed be thick but less with anticipation than the expected thunderclaps.
When Newman lifts her arms from her sides or crouches and jumps, thunderclaps of sound and violent flashes of light ensue.
But the pictures of forked lightning followed by thunderclaps was like the start of an old Hammer Horror movie.
If anything, they were annoyed by the constant thunderclaps of tear-gas guns being fired in the streets as they tried to nap in the afternoon.