Lightning strike as storm breaks Newcastle summer heat wave

STRUCK: Lightning strikes on Kooragang during a storm on Janaury 8. Picture: Karen Lawler
STRUCK: Lightning strikes on Kooragang during a storm on Janaury 8. Picture: Karen Lawler

Last week’s thunder storms saw many a Novocastrian whip out the camera to capture the drama unfolding in the skies.

This picture, submitted by Islington resident Karen Lawler, is one of the best we have seen. 

It was taken from Wharf Road, on January 8, just after 7pm. 

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