AG reader photo: lightning strikes

By AG STAFF 8 October 2012
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The awesome force of nature is shown in this weeks reader photo, as lightning crashes down in the Mallee, north-west Victoria.

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LIGHTNING STRIKES THE GROUND from a brilliant, purple sky in the Mallee, north-west Victoria, in this week’s reader photo sent in by Chris Rowlands, from Swan Hill, VIC.

“I took this shot after [it] reached over 40°C in the Mallee,” says Chris. “The lightning was hitting the ground around about 300m away in some of the shots I took in the most hectic and adrenaline filled 10 minutes of my life.”

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