Lightning Storm Lights Up Sky in Western Australia

StoryfulWeather Published December 4, 2018 83 Plays

Rumble / Lightning StrikesSevere thunderstorms storms swept across parts of Western Australia on the evening of Monday, December 3, the Bureau of Meteorology reported, causing stunning bursts of lightning to flash across the sky near Kalgoorlie. In this video, captured by Instagram user Sean Kartun, lightning strikes can be seen near Emu Flat and Kalgoorlie. At about 6pm on Monday, the BOM issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Central Wheat Belt and parts of Goldfields and 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: Sean Kartun via Storyful