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Mighty thunderstorm produces spectacular lightning show over Vladivostok

By The Siberian Times reporter
28 September 2015

Pacific capital hit by mega-storm as locals marked Tiger Day.

Parts of Vladivostok were plunged into darkness as the electricity was cut off. Picture: @makrenokav

Residents captured the moment the lightning struck the giant mast on Orlinaya Hill which towers to a height 180 metres over the Far East city.

Parts of Vladivostok were plunged into darkness as the electricity was cut off. And the morning after the strike, many people were still without TV and internet. 

Locals had been marking Tiger Day, a festival dedicated to the endangered Siberian tiger, a symbol of the region. Thousands were forced to take shelter as the storm engulfed the city. 

Residents captured the moment the lightning struck the giant mast on Orlinaya Hill which towers to a height 180 metres. Pictures: Vladimir Kobzar, Anatoly Ivanov, Alexei Fedorishchev, Alina Kaufman

Thunderstorm in Vladivostok


Thunderstorm in Vladivostok


Thunderstorm in Vladivostok


Thunderstorm in Vladivostok


Thunderstorm in Vladivostok

Comments (3)

Spectacular images...nothing like lightening to highlight the power of the heavens and any heavenly message greatly magnified by the fact it was around the time of approaching celestial splendor...lunar eclipse and blood super moon!
Carmen, Ireland
30/09/2015 05:46
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How nice comrades .
todd, Austrailia
29/09/2015 16:09
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My, this is "Spectacular". But then anything God does, is "Spectacular ".
Jaker, Dundalk
29/09/2015 09:51
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