July 28th, 2014
12:24 PM ET

Rare Lightning Death in California

Thunderstorms in Southern California caused injuries and a death on Sunday due to lightning.

Several people were taken to the hospital after a lightning bolt struck in Venice Beach during the afternoon.

An unusual shift in monsoonal moisture brought storms to the region and impacted the beaches of the area.

CNN'sĀ Indra Petersons explained the events of the dangerous weather.

More on the Venice Beach lightning injuries
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