Lightning strike on Marina Del Ray Beach causes closure of west side beaches
"SM Alert Lightning Advisory - An electrical storm with lightning has been reported in Santa Monica."
July 24, 2019
A lightning strike on a beach in Marina Del Rey closed local beaches for about an hour Tuesday morning. This according to alerts from the City of Santa Monica.
SM Alert Lightning Advisory - An electrical storm with lightning has been reported in Santa Monica.
Please evacuate all ocean and beach/sand areas.
If on the beach or on the Santa Monica Pier, seek shelter indoors until the storm has ended.”
10:53 update “LA County Lifeguards have reopened all beaches. Please resume all normal activity on the beach and Pier.”
Lightning strikes were also reported in Malibu.