Lightning Strikes in Open Landscape

Dark clouds and lightning photographed from Ubirr Rock at the north terminus of the road in Kakadu.  Storms run across the escarpment and circle this rock with regularity so there are a few tourists here on some days.  There is a ranger whose main job is to get folks off the rock when lightning gets too close.  Lightning occurs in the build up to the wet, and when the wet is in full swing, it disappears.