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Scary, but beautiful

Last night’s freak thunderstorm in Christchurch produced marble-sized hail, heavy rain, stunning lightning and more than a few frayed nerves.

It also gave Cantabs the chance to take some amazing photographs.

Since last night, we have received many photos from our readers.  Here are just a few of them.


Rob Dickinson



Kent Remihana



Scott Matthews


Homepage image/  Rob Dickinson


Daniel on 4/09/2012 10:41pm

The lighting was amazing and beautiful, the hail was definitely the best thing to see since June 6! I hope we get more of this sort of weather as it is my favorite type. But getting scared of thunder and lighting is a bit odd, as it is very safe. The last time I witnessed thunder and lighting was last August when it snowed, so this was something to be exited about!

oska stewart on 4/09/2012 7:43pm

-marble sized hail
-really loud thunder
-flashing scary lightening

but beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AND SCARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rachel on 5/09/2012 3:22am

I’m soooo jealous! Looks amazing!

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