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25 Pictures Of The Insane Storm Front That Switched Off Sydney's Lights

"No colors anymore, I want them to turn black."

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1. A Monday storm is not uncommon anywhere in the world.

2. But when it has a front LIKE THIS OH MY GOD IT CAN BE BEAUTIFUL.

3. It started with terrible warnings of an invading force of red and black.

4. And everyone was ready to document some carnage.

5. Goodbye sun. You're a goner.

@TenNewsSydney @VicLorusso ©@millwallmickey

Mickey D@millwallmickeyFollow

@TenNewsSydney @VicLorusso ©@millwallmickey

6:48 PM - 13 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. The storm front came in from the west.

Storm about to hit St Marys in western Sydney this arvo @wwpenrith @702sydney @PenrithPress @TenNewsSydney

Gemma Butler-Fleming@GemzBFFollow

Storm about to hit St Marys in western Sydney this arvo @wwpenrith @702sydney @PenrithPress @TenNewsSydney

6:12 PM - 13 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. It looked like the underside of a menacing ocean.

#Storm #clouds over Hawkesbury Heights @702sydney

Jennifer Jacks@jenniferjacks41Follow

#Storm #clouds over Hawkesbury Heights @702sydney

5:35 PM - 13 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. There were cars trying to outrun it. Ha ha ha cars. Idiots.

9. People were ready for the GOD of all storm fronts.

10. It looked like rings of rage.

11. It bore down on boats idly crossing the Harbour.

@dailytelegraph from the Manly Ferry

12. People all across suburbia were stuffed as well.

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13. She's stuffed.

15. This bridge is also stuffed.

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16. Newcastle also found the front... it stuffed them as well.

Storm is on its way @1233newcastle @nbnnews #storm

Leeanne Hawke@mrslhawkeFollow

Storm is on its way @1233newcastle @nbnnews #storm

6:55 PM - 13 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

17. JUST LOOK HOW IT WAS TURNING THE SKY TO BLACK.

18. There was still lightning to light up the dark.

Bright bolts of lightning and so dark. @702sydney @WeathermanABC #SydneyStorm #Storm

Lawrence Champness@champyFollow

Bright bolts of lightning and so dark. @702sydney @WeathermanABC #SydneyStorm #Storm

6:32 PM - 13 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

19. And the whole of the coast was covered... choked by the storm.

UPDATE: #sydneystorm #storm #sydney #weather

Paul Murray@PMOnAirFollow

UPDATE: #sydneystorm #storm #sydney #weather

6:49 PM - 13 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

20. The centre of the storm was disgusting tbh.

WEATHER: A huge storm front is smashing Sydney right now, reports of high winds, hail, torrential rain. #9Newscomau

Nine News Sydney@9NewsSydFollow

WEATHER: A huge storm front is smashing Sydney right now, reports of high winds, hail, torrential rain. #9Newscomau

6:47 PM - 13 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. It caused evacuations on some train lines.

Got off the train just in time! Evacuation message at Chatswood Station. @702sydney #sydneystorms #NorthShoreLine

Fleafeet (Katie C)@fleafeetFollow

Got off the train just in time! Evacuation message at Chatswood Station. @702sydney #sydneystorms #NorthShoreLine

6:36 PM - 13 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

22. But if you looked out towards the east it was a stunning sight.

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23. The Sydney skyline formed an eerie silhouette.

24. It was like there was hope on the horizon... the light was leading the storm out to sea.

A view from Sydney towards the Heads. Stunning. (via @RalucaChiriac)

Mark Di Stefano@MarkDiStefFollow

A view from Sydney towards the Heads. Stunning. (via @RalucaChiriac)

6:37 PM - 13 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

25. And as it disappeared....

26. The only thing left was rainbows.

@GrillTeam it's gone now #sydney

27. DOUBLE RAINBOWS!

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