A man has been struck by lightning as severe thunderstorms
sweep across Sydney.
A NSW Fire and Rescue spokesman said the 65-year-old man was
struck outside his home in Baulkham Hills, in northwest
Sydney, at 5pm (local time) today.
Fire fighters administered first aid to the man, who was
conscious but disoriented, the spokesman said.
He has been taken to hospital.
There is a severe thunderstorm warning in place for parts of
Sydney, particularly the western suburbs.