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WATCH: Lightning strikes high-rise building in Mumbai

The Bolt of lightning that struck Neminath Building in Borivali, Mumbai

A video of lightning striking a high-rise residential building in Mumbai has gone viral. The Bolt of lightning struck Neminath Building in Borivali but no damage was reported as the lightning rod dissipated the current directly to the ground.

“It surely was scary! Luckily they had installed a lightning rod in the bldg so If the lightning strikes it directly goes to the ground!” said the user who posted the clip on Twitter.

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on Wednesday and Thursday which hit both road and rail traffic in some parts of the city. In the 24-hour period till 8 am on Thursday, the country’s commercial capital had recorded 30.96 mm rainfall.