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ICYMI: Sydney's sky turned luminously violet last night

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Time Out editors

Storms! They're wet. They cause traffic jams. And if, like the staff of Time Out Sydney, you work in an office with a corrugated iron roof, they're menacingly loud. 

But you know what storms are really, really good for? Crazy looking sunsets. Case in point, last night the sky, opened, closed and in-between served us some for real, #nofilter purple rain. Not like those lame Melburnians, who had to content themselves with fake purple rain at White Night. It was the stuff psychedelic album covers and moody Pinterest boards are made of. 

Case in point, this:


This one:


The sky looks insanely beautiful right now! my kind of colour palette 👌🏻

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And this:


Stormy Sundays at the fort.🌸🌧⚓️#purplerain #sydneyharbour

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And this:


Shut up everyone, shut up! There is for real, actual #PurpleRain taking place on my balcony right now.

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This guy:

Oh, and this too:

Got a crazy sunset photograph you'd like to share with us? Use the hashtag #TimeOutSydney and we might just repost it on our Instagram page.

Or if you're looking for some inspiration, check out our guide to the best places to watch the sunrise and sunset in Sydney.

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