A flash of lightning streaks down and seemingly strikes a high-rise building in Penang.
Lawyer Karen Lai snapped this photo on 21 October from Komtar, facing south towards Penang Bridge. So this is probably along the Jelutong Expressway area. “Magnificent and terrifying,” she said.
Lightning has occasionally struck high-rise buildings in Penang in the past, but it is rare to see such incidents captured on film.