PHOTOS: A stormy view on a Friday afternoon

Australian Community Media photographer Simon Bennett captured these images this afternoon.

The Bureau of meteorology predicted today would be a stormy one.

It said Sydney would have a medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Today's top temperature was expected to be around 23 degrees Celsius.

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