A powerful thunderstorm rolled into Sydney on Wednesday. And the ominous clouds that accompanied it were captured by social media users, who shared plenty of dramatic images. The area was soon pounded by thunder, lightning and heavy rain, snarling the evening commute with heavy traffic and delayed trains.
Below, a selection of some of the best photos from Twitter and Instagram of the #SydneyStorm.
(Apologies for compulsive tweeting.) Another pic of the approaching storm: pic.twitter.com/R2vcSgGwyM— Rohan Pearce (@rohan_p) March 5, 2014