On July 12, 2023, Kyoto Prefecture was hit by heavy rain accompanied by localized thunder due to the effects of fronts and troughs of atmospheric pressure.

Around 4:00 p.m., dark clouds rolled in in Kyoto City, and thunder roared. The camera captured the moment when lightning struck near Mt.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.