THUNDERSTRUCK: Top lightning strikes caught on camera
With storm season already kicking off around Australia, we decided to compile some of the best lightning strikes captured on film.
Lightning starts a fire in an Alstonville house
Candace Garam and her partner were visiting her family in Alstonville for the holiday period when the lightning struck their residence at 5:30pm. Great footage of the tree exploding!
A Sydney girl is almost struck by lightning
It was a very close call for a woman in Sydney when lightning struck just metres from where she was standing. However, it's safe to say, her partner wins the Internet for his hilarious reaction. While it was later discovered to be a fake, it's still worth a watch.
Streetlights fried by lightning
Not exactly what you want to see when you're behind the wheel. Dashcam footage by Jesse Morgan shows a street being plunged into darkness by a nearby lightning strike.
Lightning strike at Tucabia
Keith Connor captured this lightning strike perhaps a little too close to his Tucabia home in the Clarence Valley, NSW.
Q1 gets hit by lightning
The Q1 building in Queensland, Australia, was reportedly left smouldering after being hit a number of times by lightning during a dramatic storm.