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Watch Lightning Explode Over the World’s Tallest Building at 1977FPS



A massive thunderstorm over Dubai was recently captured in super slow motion at 1977 frames per second.

The footage was posted to the Instagram account of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, popularly known as Fazza, the Crown Prince of Dubai. It shows lightning exploding in the sky over the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building the world:

A video posted by Fazza (@faz3) on

The video was captured with a Vision Research Phantom Flex 4K camera with a Fujinon 18-85mm lens mounted to it, shooting wide open at T2, a source who wishes to be unnamed tells PetaPixel. The shot was taken from the rooftop of the Meydan Racecourse grandstand.

Image credits: Still frames and video courtesy His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed