Timelapse Footage Shows Dramatic Lightning in Southern France

Timelapse footage recorded in Montpellier captured a dramatic light show over the nearby city of Nimes on the night of September 6-7, as a thunderstorm raged.

Theophile Grezes, who recorded the splendid display, told Storyful that the video was filmed from Montpellier. In the footage, an impressive light show can be seen relentlessly illuminating the sky over Nimes, in southern France’s Gard region.

Grezes uploaded the footage to Twitter, saying that it was made of pictures taken every six seconds, around 1:20 am.

The Gard was placed under a “vigilance rouge” warning until later on September 7. Credit: Théophile Grezes via Storyful

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