Lightning Flashes Above Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

StoryfulWeather Published December 4, 2018 0 Plays

Rumble / Lightning StrikesStunning lightning strikes were observed in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, on Monday, December 3, as “severe thunderstorms” swept across several parts of the state, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) reported. At about 6pm on Monday, The BOM issued a severe thunderstorm warning for “damaging #winds,heavy #rain & large #hail for the Central Wheat Belt & parts of Goldfields & Lower West districts.” The Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA warned residents in “Goldfields, South Interior, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt districts [to] take action and stay safe with thunderstorms to come.” Radio station Triple M also reported on “a magical display of lightning” in Kalgoorlie. Credit: Simone Pickering via Storyful