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I've read that lightning is not uncommon during eruptions:

http://www.universetoday.com/2008/05/07/li...volcano-images/

"Lightning can happen as a result of a volcanic eruption. As the hot ash rises through the cooler atmosphere, transfer of charge occurs. This excess of electrons within the cloud makes it act like a capacitor, and should the conditions be correct, huge electrical discharges may be observed as bolts of lightning during volcanic eruptions. It seems that the Chaiten volcano's recent activity has created the perfect conditions for such a show, allowing photographers in the region to capture some stunning images."

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WOW....Chuck Norris would be proud. But then again, there's a good chance he's probably the one responsible for both the volcanic eruption and the lightning that came with it. Edited by Chernobyl

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