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The incredible "Cloud Tsunami" startled the residents of Sidney!

Can you believe your eyes? It does look like a severe thunderstorm, yet it is just a shelf cloud. The approaching "wave" rolled along the coast of Sydney, warning people for heavy rainfall and damaging winds


The fearful cloud signaled the coming of severe storms and it was beautiful! The phenomenon was dubbed by social media a "cloud tsunami", obviously because of the unusual shape of the cloud.

The "tsunami" was several kilometres in length! it could be seen throughout the afternoon and early evening.

Actually, powerful storms hit some parts of the continent for about a week.

When the rain comes vertically down it drags the air with it, so it spreads horizontally and forms a gust front. The humid air is lifted abruptly from the outflow of the thunderstorm.

Today, we want you to be amazed: enjoy watching the breathtaking video of the thunderstorm with us!

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Kathryn A. Cobb
Kathryn A. Cobb
Beautiful yet ominous looking
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Nov 13, 2015 2:42PM
Danny More
Danny More
WOW!
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Nov 14, 2015 9:48PM
Ranjit Cheriyan
Ranjit Cheriyan
Omn
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Nov 14, 2015 11:00PM
Ranjit Cheriyan
Ranjit Cheriyan
Ominously beautiful
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Nov 14, 2015 11:01PM
Nugget Smyth
Nugget Smyth
AMAZING !!!!!!!!
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Nov 15, 2015 1:03AM
Rodney Beattie
Rodney Beattie
wow. never i have seen a storm like that
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Nov 15, 2015 1:26AM
lo
lo
Wow!
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Nov 15, 2015 1:42AM
Wah Wong
Amazing
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Nov 15, 2015 2:25AM
Ian MacBrown
Very alarming. If I saw that I'd head for the hills.!
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Nov 15, 2015 3:18AM
Bernadette Rothe
Bernadette Rothe
Wow !! That was beautiful but scary at the same time.
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Nov 15, 2015 2:04PM
emayfield
Amazing and scarry too
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Nov 16, 2015 5:02AM
Dot Krippelcz
Dot Krippelcz
Beautiful!
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Nov 16, 2015 3:22PM
Deb Koch
Deb Koch
Freaky
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Nov 16, 2015 8:18PM
Diana Logan
Diana Logan
Very scary indeed.
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Nov 18, 2015 10:37AM
Edna Sherer
Edna Sherer
Oh the wonders that only GOD can do!
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Nov 20, 2015 10:43PM

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