Video Captures a Lighting Strike From Mere Feet Away

Two Australian mates are lucky they didn't get hit.

Two Australians were filming a lightning storm on Saturday at Oyster Bay in Sydney when a bolt of lighting came crashing down right in front of them. Nick Panayiotou and Daniel Dudman were in a boat shed near the water when the lightening hit. One of the friends can be heard saying, "Dude, don't go outside," moments before the lightning strikes.

Sydney was , causing flooding and more then 500 calls to the State Emergency Service.

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