Lightning Flashes in Storm Clouds in Far North Queensland

Thunderstorms struck Port Douglas, Queensland, on Tuesday, January 5, as a tropical low brought flash flooding to many areas across the state.

Spectacular footage shared by Annie Piper shows lightning flashing behind storm clouds near Four Mile Beach that evening.

The Bureau of Meteorology in Queensland warned of severe storms that would bring heavy rainfall and damaging winds. Credit: Port Douglas Uncovered via Storyful