toronto lightning storm august 9th

Amazing Lightning Show Over Toronto

That's some amazing lighting we're seeing out there tonight. Since dusk, a very active thunderstorm has been ripping through the Toronto area, bringing torrents of rain (and even knocking out power to part of Pearson Airport). But it's also bringing visually stunning bolts of lighting at a frequency and scope not often seen.

blogTO readers are already submitting some great photos to the blogTO Flickr pool, some of which are included below.

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UPDATE: also see some incredible amateur videos of the storm.

Photos (in order of appearance) by dave_in_t_o, travisdavidwood, Toronto Paul, Somewhere In Toronto, wvs, slightly awkward, markosaar, Robert Bava, and dilligafftw (2), dpnsan, Dave Tran, mattjiggins, --Steve--, thru_the_night, Jeff-C-C, IzzyNomad, w1n9zr0, and johncavacas.


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