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Sydney thunderstorms

A giant storm cloud can be seen in the sky above swimmers near Mollymook Beach, south of Sydney March 5, 2014. The storm generated heavy rain and high gusts of wind. (REUTERS/David Gray)

Sydney thunderstorms

Yahoo News

A powerful thunderstorm rolled into Sydney on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The ominous clouds that accompanied it were captured by photographers and social media users who shared plenty of dramatic images. The area was soon pounded by thunder, lightning and rain.

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