Thunderstorm Brings Rain and Lightning to Sydney

StoryfulWeatherPublished: January 8, 2018
Published: January 8, 2018

A thunderstorm hit Sydney with thousands of lightning strikes in the early hours of January 9. This video shows rain and lightning in Chatswood on the north shore of Sydney. Nearly 5,000 lightning strikes were recorded in the early hours of January 9, 9News reported. The lightning damaged railway and caused train disruptions, according to local media. The storm also uprooted trees and knocked out power for thousands of people. Temperatures dropped as the storm moved through the city but were expected to soar again on January 9. Credit: Twitter/PodcastingCouch via Storyful

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