28,000 lightning strikes hit Brisbane, Australia



Brisbane lightning:

A huge clap of thunder was heard over Brisbane about 10.40pm

The west of Australia reported thunder and lightning from about 10.20pm.

The storm hit shortly after


Hailstones the size of eggs fell to earth in the suburbs of Rocklea, Acacia Ridge, Archerfield and Corinda, the Bureau of Meteorology reported.

Warwick police constable Ian Buckmaster said that wind gusts were recorded in Ipswich in excess of 125km/h.

‘It’s probably the worst wind I would have experienced. It was quite freaky,’ he told the ABC.

This is just the latest in wild weather and dynamic storms that also battered Sydney and Melbourne a fortnight ago.

We have no idea why this is occurring