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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
06:00 pm

Equipment Details:

Hand-held Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60.

Post-processing Details:

Preparation of composite image of lightning strikes from two video frames captured a short time apart.

Image Details:

Mid-December Storm with Multiple Lightning Strikes.
On Saturday 17th December, dark cloud and moist tropical air encroaching from the north-west resulted in a vicious thunderstorm over Mutare between 5 and 6.30 pm with sheet and forked lightning which included the multiple strikes shown in the accompanying composite image.