Toronto Woman Watches Lightning Strike Tree From Her Balcony

Weather enthusiast Daniella Altobelli was filming a severe thunderstorm on her balcony in Toronto, Canada, on July 19, when a lightning bolt struck a tree close to her balcony.

The footage shows several lightning strikes hitting the area as ominous clouds hover above the city. Altobelli told Storyful the thunderstorm was quick and lasted no longer than 10 minutes.

Power outages and downed trees were reported as severe storms moved through southern Ontario on Sunday, according to reports. Credit: Daniella Altobelli via Storyful

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