Did I not warn you all the weather was seriously going to bring it tonight? Huh? I love being right. But actually I also just really love a good old fashioned Aussie summer storm and I have not been disappointed.
Social media is producing some seriously cool snaps of the Sydney storm, which seems to be mildly chilling now and I’m wondering on a scale of one to shithead how bad it would be to make an UberEats driver bring me food.
While I deliberate my moral dilemma, feast your eyes. We’ll start with clear signs of impending doom:
Then move on to some lightening shots to even make Thor wet himself:
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7 News’ Weather Cam managed to capture this stunning lightning show tearing through Sydney skies over the Sydney Habour Bridge. A weather warning has been issued across Sydney, Gosford and Blue Mountains with heavy thunderstorms expected. Report on 7 News at 6pm. #SydneyStorm #7News
Then on to a buttload of rain:
Like really, quite a lot:
To just a little casual flash flooding, nbd:
And some really quite artistic hail:
And then of course, Queensland’s always gotta turn it into a dick measuring contest:
As a proud Queenslander, I feel obliged to say this is an awfully cute little storm, #sydneystorm— Ian Whitney (@iancwhitney) October 20, 2018
But actually, as a New South Welshman, turned Queenslander, returning to New South Wales, he’s not entirely wrong. Stay dry Sydney!