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Lightning strikes Burj Khalifa: a spectacle during Dubai’s stormy weather

The Crown Prince of Dubai shared a video of lightning striking the tower this week.

The Crown Prince of Dubai shared a video of lightning striking the tower this week.

On Thursday, several residents in Dubai captured and shared awe-inspiring videos of lightning striking the iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. 

This occurrence is not uncommon during stormy weather in the emirate, as the skyscraper often functions as a lightning rod.

A Striking Phenomenon

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa is renowned for its captivating visual displays and architectural brilliance. However, during thunderstorms, it takes on an additional role as a lightning attraction. 

Thunder and lightning in Dubai over the past 24 hours provided residents and visitors with a remarkable light show on Thursday evening.

Sheikh Hamdan’s Glimpse of the Spectacle

The Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, shared a video on Instagram that captured the electrifying moment of lightning striking the skyscraper. 

The video offered a unique perspective, as it was filmed from the wing mirror of a car, providing a close-up view of the natural spectacle.

This captivating display of nature’s power against Dubai’s iconic architectural marvel serves as a reminder of the diverse experiences the city has to offer, even during inclement weather.

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