Spidering lightning and red skies are the ominous weather 2016 deserves

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If you’re superstitious about the awfulness of 2016 (see Bowie, Prince, Cohen and Trump), one Australian state’s end-of-days weather over the weekend will only seem appropriate.

Saturday evening brought a spectacular clash of red sunset skies and spidering lightning to southeast Queensland, but also some danger: A teenager was hit by lightning and a number of homes were damaged, ABC reported.

That didn’t stop locals from capturing some impressive snaps and video of the light show, which they were kind enough to share on social media. Read more…

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