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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.
Nature’s flash ⚡ #Dubai #Lightning #Thunder #Slowmotion pic.twitter.com/B9V6r49cAJ
— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) April 13, 2019
Meanwhile, here are a few more Twitter reactions to last evening’s thunderous downpour:
Crown Prince of Dubai @HamdanMohammed shares a video for @BurjKhalifa on his Instagram account. #Dubai pic.twitter.com/NHRGL8eS70
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) April 13, 2019
Some dubai lightening ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/8Sm5q62dTh
— David flannery (@Davidflannery19) April 13, 2019
Several bolts of lightning strike the @BurjKhalifa as the thunder storm rolls in over Downtown Dubai pic.twitter.com/Jjh6xi9Zhs
— Dave (@TaineMcLean) April 13, 2019
It’s raining in April, yes this is #Dubai! pic.twitter.com/RER5rk8iFn
— عادل ملک (@aadimalik10) April 14, 2019
Quick scope #Dubai creek, Weather update ☔ https://t.co/suWp3oiyH5
— Mehran (@betoche555) April 13, 2019
Amazing #sunset after heavy rain ☔️ in #Dubai pic.twitter.com/I5E5exbXNO
— Prof. Silvia Vianello (@ssilvia13) April 13, 2019