Lightning Forks Through Sky as Thunderstorm Hits Sydney

Lightning streaked dramatically through the skies over Sydney, Australia, early on Saturday, January 8, as thunderstorms moved over large parts of New South Wales.

Slow-motion footage captured early on Saturday by Twitter user @CharlotteCant shows forks of lightning illuminating the dark night sky.

Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology warned locals to expect damaging wind gusts, large hail, and heavy rainfall through Saturday. Credit: @CharlotteCant via Storyful

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