A stunning lightning storm hit Melbourne, Australia, Sunday night making for a few awesome videos, but a rough Monday morning.
The storm that generated 80,000 lightening strikes, according to New Scientist, knocked out power South Australia and Victoria, which resulted in a cascade of traffic issues, including delayed flights. A strike also started a destructive house fire from which five people were able to safely escape.
Photographer Dave McKenzie filmed a time-lapsed video of the storm from a vantage point north of Melbourne, facing south.
"These storms generated an amazing amount of high based lightning, there were a few transformer flashes seen," he wrote.
Watch the footage:
The Bureau of Meteorology posted several images of the storm on Facebook Monday.
Here's another look at the storm filmed from the window of someone's house:
While the lightning associated with the storm, which started in the early morning hours, was very active, the meteorology department told The Guardian that precipitation only amounted to about 5mm.