Hong Kong saw the hottest day in almost 50 years on Saturday, and it ended with a dramatic hours-long thunderstorm. Here are some of the best shots sent to HKFP of the spectacular lightning. Click here for part two.

Photo: Key Wong.
Photo: A-Lex Wan.

See also: HKFP Lens: The farmers and fighters of Mapopo Community Farm

Photo: Key Wong.
Photo: Steven Wu.

See also: HKFP Lens: Hong Kong’s ‘Blue Moment’ by photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze

Photo: BigCamel Au.
Photo: Ken Cheung.
Photo: Patrick Ko.
Photo: Samuel Lee.
Photo: 4dimages.com.

For more check out part two.

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