Drone Captures Lightning Strikes Near Phoenix During Monsoon Storms

A drone captured the moment lightning flashed through the night sky during a monsoon storm in Mesa, Arizona, on July 14.

The local National Weather Service forecasted showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain on Thursday.

Bob Held’s drone filmed a video that showed the lightning strikes. “Put on your dark glasses, it’s bright!” Held wrote on his YouTube page post.

Multiple parts of Phoenix faced a wide-spread cleanup after monsoon storms brought dust, rain and flooding on July 14, according to Fox10. Credit: Bob Held via Storyful

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