Lightning attack: 29 people die from lightning in last 24 hours – already 112 in first 10 days of May 2018 in Bangladesh

Dozens of Bangladeshis were killed by lightnings on Thursday as pre-monsoon thunderstorms wreaked havoc across the South Asian country. In the last 24 hours, 29 people have died from lightning in 12 districts. Almost...

More than 50,000 lightnings struck France and UK last night

More than 50,000 lightning strikes were recorded over Great Britain, France and the English Channel in the night between April 21 and April 22, 2018. This is a pretty impressive figure for mid-April. And here...

At least 16 dead and more than 140 injured after single lightning hits church in Rwanda, Africa

Lightning killed at least 16 people and injured 140 others after it struck a Seventh Day Adventist Church in Rwanda. The injured churchgoers were taken to a nearby hospital. Most of the injured have...

Freak lightning storm hammers Queensland with more than 265,000 strikes leaving 120,000 homes without power

A freak lightning storm that brought more than 265,000 lightning strikes hit south-east Queensland overnight shocking a Brisbane man under the shower and leaving more than 110,000 homes without power on February 11, 2018....

Lightning kills 17 goats in Namibia and 89 livestock in South Africa

Thor is angry! And in a moment of total madness, he decided to kill 17 goats in Namibia and 89 livestock (sheep, goats and cattle) in South Africa. Farmers are heartbrocken and discouraged.   Lightning killed 17...

Wow that’s apocalyptic! Incredible lightning storm off Adelaide, Australia

Wow that's apocalyptic! Adelaide was totally electric tonight! It's been a stunning lightning show, South Australia have a good night! WOW! That's the apocalypse! Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Lightning strike injures 77 soldiers in Colombia

A lightning strike injured 77 soldiers on December 23, 2017 after it struck in a field in the city of Popayán, southwestern Colombia, during military training for the Christmas ceremony. And no thunderstorms were...

Spider lightning colors Adelaide sky in PINK (video)

I have never seen something like this! This lightning stretches all across the dark and stormy seaside of Adelaide, Australia, when suddenly the sky color changes to PINK! Was Zeus angry last night? Is...

In pictures: Impressive lightning storm cancels flights in Sydney, Australia

An impressive storm engulfed Sydney, Australia on December 20, 2017 afternoon following a scorching 40C day. Within minutes, the temperature dropped in Sydney by 10C as the storm swept across the city. The extreme...

Natural CERN? Lightning storms generate antimatter in Earth’s atmosphere acting like natural particule accelerators

Lightning and thunderclouds are natural particle accelerators as reported by Japanese scientists, who detected a γ-ray flash with a duration of less than one millisecond after lightning, during a thunderstorm on 6 February 2017...

God doesn’t like you keeping your explosives in his house

It's real easy to make lightning as lethal as any blizzard, sinkhole, or gas-filled lake. You simply have to add a pinch of gunpowder. In 1769, the town of Brescia, Italy found out that storing...

250-mile-long lightning strike captured on video

Lightning can strike dozens of miles away from the actual thunderstorm itself. This lightning started in southeastern Kansas and propagated about 250 miles across parts of Oklahoma and Missouri in real-time: The GOES16 lightning mapper captured...

Incredible lightning storm in Arkansas: Several bolts touchdown digging holes in the ground

Last night into early this morning was a pretty incredible lightning storm in Arkansas. Some of these anvil crawler bolts made it to the ground several miles well behind the main line of storms, digging...

Anomalous storm complex creates 50,000 lightning strikes and record rains in Western Australia

A complex and anomalous low pressure system has brought widespread showers and thunderstorms to south-west Western Australia, with storms producing more than 50,000 lightning strikes. Wandering, in the Great Southern region, had recorded 20mm of...

Mysterious glowing object struck by lightning discharge in Delaware, USA (video)

An unidentified glowing object is being struck by lightning during a strong thunderstorm in Delaware, USA in the video below. The video description reads: 'During a fierce lightning storm in Delaware, a UFO was hit...

Volatile storm ignites 40,000 lightning strikes in southwest California sky

Nearly 40,000 lightning struck Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties, between Sept. 10-11. The electric volatile storm was most active on Sunday with an amazing 5,000 lightning bolts in the area...

Anomalous lightning display: 5,100+ lightning discharges per hour strike Northern Rivers, Australia

That is just too much! More than 5100 lightning strikes hit Northern Rivers, Australia as a coastal storm engulfed the region on August 24, 2017. Anomaly: At the height of the storm when there was hail...

3 children struck by lightning near Lily Lake, Utah – 2 other girls 5 days ago

A lightning struck three girls near Lily Lake in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest on August 4, 2017. The three girls, ages 2, 7 and 8 years old, from Evanston, Wyo., were on a camping and...

Anomalous lightning kills 35 people in 48 hours in Odisha, India

At least 17 persons were killed by lightning strikes across Odisha on Monday taking the toll to 35 in the last 48 hours. Such severe lightning is normally recorded during April-May. The anomalous lightning storms...

Gigantic Jet Lightning Erupts From The Top Of Severe Thunderstorm Off Hawaii (Video)

This extremely rare lightning phenomena is known as Gigantic Jet Lightning. They are more powerful than sprites and are easier to see with the naked eye... If you are fast enough! While starring at the sky,...

Fire in the sky! Spectacular burst of red sprites over the English Channel

Talk about fire in the sky! A spectacular burst of red sprites engulfed the sky over the English Channel on May 29, 2017. I have already reported about the powerful storm on May 28, 2017 that...

More than 120,000 lightnings in 12 hours over England and France as superstorm crosses The Channel

More than 120,000 lightning strikes were recorded in 12 hours over southeast England and northern France on May 28, 2017, as a superstorm “the size of Wales” swept across the Channel. Between 6pm on Sunday...

Multi-branched lightning rises in the sky of Oklahoma City (video)

First comes the glow, then it erupts! This amazing lightning blazed from the ground to the clouds during severe weather in Oklahoma City on May 18, 2017. WOW this video from Live Storm Media was incredible!...

Lightning kills 32 cows in Missouri – Farmer finds them ‘piled on top of each other’

After milking his cows, just as Texas County dairy farmer Jared Blackweld wanted to lock the gate, a lightning struck hard and close. Later in the day, he returned to the field and found 32 of his...

Tropical storms produce Gamma-Ray Radiation Bursts (TGF), the highest energy light naturally found on Earth

About a thousand times a day, thunderstorms fire off fleeting bursts of some of the highest-energy light naturally found on Earth, called terrestrial gamma-ray flashes (TGFs). These TGFs last less than a millisecond and produce...

That was close: Lightning strikes cable in Omsk (video)

This is a pretty old video. But look how close that was. That's the amazing moment when a lightning strikes a cable in the city of Omsk, located in southwestern Siberia as an apocalyptical thunderstorm...

Mysterious satellite blackouts linked to powerful ionospheric thunderstorms

These SWARM satellites were sent into orbit to measure the Earth's invisible magnetic field. But the scientific instruments have been suffering mysterious blackouts as they circle the planet leaving specialists puzzled. Now, scientists have probably discovered why...

Entire state of South Australia loses power during apocalyptical thunderstorms

More than 21,000 lightning strikes have been recorded over a 12-hour period from midday yesterday on the West Coast. Consequently, power was knocked out to the entire state of South Australia on September 28, 2016. Power...

Record 199.5 miles lightning bolt measured in Oklahoma and 7.74 seconds in France

The WMO (World Meteorological Organizatinion) has declared 2 new weather world records. The longest lightning bolt (199.5miles) in Oklahoma, USA and the longest duration lightning flash (7.74seconds) in France. The World Meteorological Organization has confirmed a...

Tornadic waterspout during strong lightning storm in Italy

While seeking Perseid meteors, Olivier Staiger found tornadic waterspout! This incredible night thunderstorm was captured east of Cattolica, Italy off the Adriatic Sea on August 10, 2016. Olivier Staiger explains: Wednesday, August 10th, 2016, I drove about 700km...

Sign of heaven: Heart-shaped lightning caught during a thunderstorm in France

Is this a sign from heaven? A heart-shaped lightning formed during a thunderstorm over France. The gorgeous image was shot by Jean-Yves Villa over the city of Sorgues near Avignon on July 31, 2016. There is still hope! Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Incredible lightning show electrifies Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Florida

Look at these incredible lightning pictures from Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Florida a few nights ago. What a spectacular show shot by Justin Battles! Powerful! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

Most amazing lightning video caught in Houston, Texas

I've never seen lightning do this before! Look at this incredible electric moment captured by Cain Garcia last Friday evening in Houston, Texas. Amazing! Yes, it is like a spider crawling across the night sky! The next one...

Lightning bolt strikes woman in tram in Donetsk, Ukraine

A lightning bolt struck a woman in tram number 8 in Donetsk, Ukraine on June 1, 2016. Her hair is scorched, but she is alive! Earlier this week, a lightning sent 35 people to hospital as...

35 people taken to hospital after mysterious lightning strikes from blue sky in Germany

35 people were taken to the hospital after lightning struck a children's soccer match on May 28, 2016 in Hoppstaetten, Germany. Three adults - including the referee - were seriously injured in the incident. Another...

Lightning strike kills 21 head of cattle in McCook County, South Dakota

This is a very strong reminder of what lightning can do. 21 head of cattle were killed as a bolt of lightning hit this metal bale feeder in McCook County, South Dakota, on May 26, 2016. As...

Pulsating blue jet fires up from the top of a thunderstorm over Darwin, Australia

This picture shows pulsating blue jets firing up in the night sky of Darwin, Australia on March 28, 2016. But what are these mysterious and elusive transient luminous events? Blue jets are a highly enigmatic high altitude...

Rare thundersnow storm hits Montreal

A rare weather event known as thundersnow hit Montreal, Canada on February 29, 2016 during a heavy storm. Thundersnow events are very rare as less than 1 percent of all snowstorms are associated with thunder. Snowlightnings require...

Insane thunderstorm sweeps through Oklahoma

The State of Oklahoma is the earthquake capital around the world. After looking at these pictures you will want to make it the capital of the thunderstorms. Nice Vine from Tornado Titans: So if you heard a lightning...

Amazing how much lightning can strike our planet in a short time

This amazing timelapse video sure will satisfy storm watchers around the world. ESA astronaut Tim Peake just shared this stunning video of rapid lightning strikes from Space. The footage, taken from the International Space Station, shows a succession of...