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The Burj Khalifa was struck with lightning and HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid AL Maktoum shared a video which has now gone viral.
Dubai has been enjoying great weather for the last few weeks and Saturday afternoon turned out to be a show stopper of sorts! Dark clouds, heavy rain and lightning struck the city on Saturday evening, letting residents enjoy an extended winter.
Many took to Twitter to share some mind blowing shots of the city drenched in rain. HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid AL Maktoum shared a video of the Burj Khalifa struck with lightning and the footage has gone viral.
— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) April 13, 2019
Meanwhile, here are a few more Twitter reactions to last evening’s thunderous downpour:
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) April 13, 2019
Some dubai lightening ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/8Sm5q62dTh
— David flannery (@Davidflannery19) April 13, 2019
— Dave (@TaineMcLean) April 13, 2019
— Adil Malik (@aadimalik10) April 14, 2019
— Mehran (@betoche555) April 13, 2019
— Prof. Silvia Vianello (@ssilvia13) April 13, 2019