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Snake on a plane strands hundreds in Sydney

AFP: A Tokyo-bound Qantas flight was grounded in Sydney after a small snake was found near a doorway on the aircraft.

The snake was discovered before passengers boarded the aircraft, it was then taken to quarantine to determine its origin and what type of snake it was.

Video shows lightning striking train

An amateur videographer captured footage of lightning striking a moving train in Tokyo, Japan, Monday evening during a storm.

USA TODAY reports:

The sky lights up before the train is hit, then a massive bolt makes contact with the train. Sparks are visible shooting up from the front of the locomotive, which eventually slows to a stop.

Tokyo Sky Tree opens, becoming world’s tallest tower
The Daily Mail reports misty weather obscured some of the promised panoramic views from the tower’s observation decks. The Tokyo Sky Tree stands at 643 meters (nearly 2,100 feet).
More photos from The Daily Mail here.
Photo: EPA via dailymail.co.uk

Tokyo Sky Tree opens, becoming world’s tallest tower

The Daily Mail reports misty weather obscured some of the promised panoramic views from the tower’s observation decks. The Tokyo Sky Tree stands at 643 meters (nearly 2,100 feet).

More photos from The Daily Mail here.

Photo: EPA via dailymail.co.uk