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...

A terrifying thunderstorm video from Maroochydore, Australia

That's one of the most terrifying thunderstorm timelapse I've ever seen. This impressive video from Blue Dog Films was captured off Maroochydore, Australia. This storm off of Maroochydore, Australia is terrifying and is what my version of hell...

Apocalyptical lightning storm engulfs Brisbane, Australia

A very strong thunderstorm is currently hitting Brisbane, Australia. Dangerous lightnings illuminate the night sky almost every second. #brisbane #qldsummer #summerstorm #lightshow #mothernature #timelapse Ein von Andrew Deane (@andrew__deane) gepostetes Video am 1. Feb 2016 um 1:25...

Mysterious donut-shaped light appears in the glowing sky of Canberra

What is this mysterious circle or donut-shaped light appearing in the sky of Canberra on January 3, 2016? A new video of ball lightning during auroras? Or simply the explosion of an large firework in...

Colima volcano erupts in lightning on December 13 2015

The Mexican Colima volcano erupted once again on December 13, 2015. The eruption sent plumes of gas and dust at more then 3km in the air and created amazing volcanic lightnings. Just watch below: First a...

Gigantic blue jet lights up the upper atmosphere during extreme thunderstorm over Darwin

This giantic blue jet lit up the upper sky over Darwin during an intense thunderstorm on December 8, 2015. That is an amazing transient luminous event. As described by Frankie Lucena, well-known specialists of these amazing...

The sky is burning: Insane lightning storm engulfs Brisbane, Australia

Just after the green clouds passed by... An mind-blowing lightning storm illuminated the sky of Brisbane, Australia on November 29, 2015. Here a first impressive video: Nature in all its power... And here a timelapse video of the storm: Prior...

This spectacular electrical storm hanging over the city of Thessaloniki is surreal

I don't know if these images are real or a compilation of many photos together, but the result is just amazing. Look by yourself. What a spectacular electrical storm, isn't it? Such a weird lightning gathering phenomenon...

Deadly lightning strikes are increasing around the world and nobody knows why

Extreme lightning storms are increasing around our planet. So does the number of lightning fatalities around the world. Climate change? Well nobody knows actually. Yesterday, 19 people were killed in multiple lightning-strikes in five Andhra Pradesh...

Talk about fire in the sky! Massive red sprites bursts over Poland

My first reaction, oh my God… My second, how amazing… My first reaction, oh my God… My second, how amazing… My third, what a great shot! Talk about fire in the sky! These massive fireworks of red sprites appeared in...

Mysterious gigantic jets appear over unusual Hurricane Hilda

Clearly, Hurricane Hilda is not a typical storm. Most hurricanes don't even have regular lightning because they lack vertical winds. But rarest gigantic jet lightnings appeared over Hurricane Hilda on August 10, 2015. Unexpected lightning activity from...

Mysterious ball lightning caught on video in Switzerland

Is this a ball lightning? Or just the moment the lightning touched the ground! Thanks to tell me! What is ball lightning? Ball lightning has been reported to appear during thunderstorms as a glow for centuries. It can...

Lightning bolt hits underground fuel tank and triggers giant crater in Fairfield, Ohio

A bolt hit an underground fuel tank in Fairfield, Ohio on August 3, 2015. The diesel that burnt left a 40 foot wide, 8 foot deep hole in the ground... WOW! Neighbors described a fairly large...

Terrifying moment lightning strikes passenger plane in Singapore

This is the terrifying moment a passenger catches on his GoPro camera a lightning striking the plane he is sitting in! Watch how scary it is when the wing of the plane is hit by...

Watch a lightning strike a transformer in Florida! Apocalyptic!

Watch the amazing moment a lightning strikes a transformer along a highway! This apocalyptic event took place in Martin County, Florida on June 11, 2015. Creepy lightning video! Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

The very low frequency radio crackles from individual Sprites

Listen to the very low frequency radio crackles from individual Sprites! They were recorded on May 23, 2015, when strong thunderstorms raked Texas and Oklahoma, producing torrential rains and deadly floods. During these extreme storms, not...

Awesome lightning slow motion video

Parts of the US experienced extreme storms during the week-end! This slow-motion video features the severe weather over Norman, Oklahoma! Awesome! The lightning video was recorded by Matthew Skuta at 120 frames per second, played back...

Apocalyptic thunderstorm cloud engulfs San Luis Potosi

This apocalyptic thunderstorm cloud suddenly appeared in the sky of San Luis Potosi surpising its residents! That's really a giant cumulonimbus! Wow! This type of giant and angry clouds are more than common in arid or...

Amazing timelapse video of thunderstorm off Darwin, Australia

Wow - There's somebody out there that really knows how to put on an awesome light show! Check out this timelapse of a thunderstorm off the coast of Darwin, Australia. Awesome! Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

What is this unidentified object appearing out of a lightning storm in Nebraska?

And suddenly, an UFO appeared out of a lightning storm in Nebraska on April 2, 2015! Please tell me what this unidentified object spotted while driving between Alma and Republican City actually is! The strange object that...

Strange Flashes In Arctic Sky May Be Thundersnow (Video)

What were the strange flashes illuminating the sky over Kotzebue and other areas of the Arctic? This still unexplained sky phenomenon was accompanied by booms. A meteor disintegration? Some children pulling a prank? Or some rare and...

Insane Timelapse Video Of Lightning Storm Over Barcelona

This timelapse video of a lightning storm NE of Barcelona is insane! It is composed of over 1756 images. Do you think it was man-made? Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Apocalyptic Lightning Lighting Up The Eye Of Tropical Cyclone Bansi In The Indian Ocean

There is not much to say about this amazing photo captured by an astronaut onboard of ISS. Watch that apocalyptical lightning lighting up the eye of Tropical Cyclone Bansi in the Indian Ocean! The incredible lightning picture was...

Mysterious Upward Bolt Captured At Top Of Storm In Puerto Rico (VIDEO)

It has long been assumed that lightning bolts either leap from a cloud to the earth or flash from cloud to cloud. However, it now appears that on rare occasions bolts originate at the tops...

Just a Lightning Strike Destroying a Tree Over a Street in Sydney

This amazing dash cam video features a tree being cut in half by a lightning strike and the resulting traffic jam during a storm in Sydney, Australia. According to the Youtube witness, the large branch...

Spectacular Lightning Storm Strikes Adelaide in Southern Australia on October 26 2014

An incredible lightning storm swept across South Australia on October 26, 2014. According to officials, incredible 80,000 lightning strikes lit up the skies overnight. The storm had built up across the state before exploding...