Thunderstruck! Three bolts of lightning crashing through the clouds to strike the Eiffel Tower have been captured in shocking photographs

Bolts of lightning crashing through the clouds to strike the Eiffel Tower have been captured in shocking photographs.

Bertrand Kulik, 38, from Paris, France, captured the electrifying moments the iconic building was suffered wrath from above THREE TIMES.

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The bolts rippled through the clouds to strike the tip of the 1,000ft tall tower in impressively illuminating shots.

Taken at dawn, the strikes are highlighted amid the orange-to-red backdrop of yesterday’s (WED) early morning sky in Paris.

PICS BY BERTRAND KULIK / CATERS NEWS

Bertrand, a photographer and violinist, said: “This night was extremely electric and I took three lightning strikes falling on the Eiffel tower.

“I had a rehearsal very late tonight and I came back home around 1am.

PICS BY BERTRAND KULIK / CATERS NEWS

“I was so tired but when I saw the weather map, it was not the good time for sleeping.

“At around 3am I took photographs of three lightning strikes.”