Facebook abuzz with epic Gold Coast lightning pics

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Adam Bolt / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Adam Bolt / Facebook

GOLD Coasters have flooded Facebook with spectacular photos of a fierce electrical storm that struck the city on Friday night.

As the storm rolled in around 9pm, residents took the streets armed with their cameras and smartphones, eager to capture the lightning as it lit up the sky above them.


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It’s understood more than 9500 lightning strikes were recorded across the Gold Coast.

Social media was soon abuzz with activity, as residents uploaded their impressive storm shots.

Friday’s storm was the fourth to strike the city this week.

Mudgeeraba 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Peter Giles / Facebook

Mudgeeraba 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Peter Giles / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Darren M Marrable / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Darren M Marrable / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Hamish Cathie‎ / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Hamish Cathie‎ / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Jacob Richards‎ / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Jacob Richards‎ / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Adam Bolt‎ / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Adam Bolt‎ / Facebook

Upper Coomera 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Ann Pinnock‎ / Facebook

Upper Coomera 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Ann Pinnock‎ / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Kyle Onion‎ / Facebook

Gold Coast 6 November 2015 PICTURE: Kyle Onion‎ / Facebook

 

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