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...

Lightning hits a car

Lightning hits a car It is well known that cars are the best to sit in during ligthning storms. Indeed, the metal shell of a car provides a pathway for the lightning strike to flow...

Amazing and Rare Lightning Show: Around 15’000 Lightnings Strike in the San Francisco Bay Area

( Photo / Courtesy: Jon Passantino) If you are still awake and live in the SF Bay Area, run to your porch and you may witness an amazing a very rare atmospheric phenomenon: A lightning...

Extreme lightning storms follow heatwave: Another 170 sheep and goat killed by lightning in India

On June 12, 2019, a lightning storm killed 100 sheep in Kashmir. Well, a day after, 170 more sheep and goats were killed during another extreme lightning storm...

Space Lightning: Watch Earth Thunderstorm From Space (ISS)

Astronauts orbiting Earth aboard of the International Space Station sometimes witness incredible phenomena happening on our planet that are invisible to us! This intense lightning storm filmed over Houston is one of these amazing moments. These hypnotic...

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...

Unbelievable Scene: Terrible Lighting Strikes Football Players in Nötsch, Austria

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, a lightning struck the center of a football field during the training of the two teams. Two soccer players from Sillian's team were injured, one of them seriously. He lies...

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...

Soyuz rocket struck by lightning just after takeoff (video)

Russia’s Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket was struck by lightning just 10 seconds after take-off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome… but it still weathered the tough hit. Soyuz rocket struck by...

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...

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!...

Watch: Tree explodes after being struck by a terrifying lightning in Saratoga Springs (video)

A security camera at a state park in Saratoga Springs, New York, caught lightning directly striking a tree. Watch the dramatic video.  If you still do not believe in the destructive nature of lightnings, this...

Storm Timelapse: Amazing Video of Furious Thunderstorm Developing Over Bexhill (UK)

This is a two-minute time-lapse of a storm developing over the sea off Bexhill. Look at the clouds appearing after 0:30 seconds of video, they are scary amazing! I love such unexpected cloud formations and mystical ambience triggered...

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...

Unexplained ball lightning phenomenon baffles scientists

Ball lightnings are rather rare phenomena occurring during thunderstorms! However they remain unexplained and baffle scientists around the world. Such events have been reported all over the world, but scientists are still unsure how they form...

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...

France hit by brutal thunderstorms bringing more than 100,000 lightning strikes in 12 hours (video)

On August 28th, more than 100,000 lightnings in less than 12 hours lit up the sky over France, from which 40,000 struck in the northern part of the country. Meteo France announced storm warnings...

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

Electric Video: Lightning Strike Sounds Like A Gunshot

This video was recorded in Emilia-Romagna (Italy) The explosion accompanying the strike sounds like a gunshot! This is the incredible moment a lightning strikes a few meters from a home in Cervia (Ravenna , Emilia-Romagna) on June...

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...

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...

Lightning Strikes: Two Hours of Lightning Bolts Compressed For Thunderstruck Audiotrack

This amazing lightning strikes video compiles lightning bolts flashes of a 2 hour lightning storm. It is now used as graphic equaliser elements for the audiotrack "Thunderstruck" by 2Cellos. I find it awesome. What about you? Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Lightnings kill at least 14 people as Cyclone Fani hits India and Bengladesh

Several people were killed by lightning strikes in Bengladesh and India as a result of destructive Cyclone Fani. Do you know how to be safe in an electrical...

Lightning Strikes 7 Firefighters Battling Fire In Vermont – July 2014

You probably know! thunderstorms season has started in the USA with two impressive lightning storms in Chicago and New York City. Well on its way, one of these stopped over Guilford, Vermont and struck seven...

A hell of a drive: Lightning strikes Canadian couple’s truck and sounds like a sonic boom!

Their quiet drive ended abruptly with a sonic boom after their car was struck by lightning.   According to the drivers, the lightning strike sounded like a sonic boom! Can you imagine? And the entire scene,...

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...

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...

Blitzortung: This Map Monitors Lightning Strikes And Storms In Real Time

These maps show lightning strikes around the world in real time. Blitzortung aims at establishing a low budget lightning location network with a high number of stations. Thanks to the Blitzortung.org you can track IN REAL TIME the intensity, direction and...

Two lightning bolts strike One World Trade Center in New York on May 23 2014

Well, I believe you guys in New York weren't able to watch the first ever Camelopardalid meteor shower TONIGHT, as your sky was pretty much cloudy. Am I right? Actually, you had another incredible nature spectacle or better...

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...

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...

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...

Strange Sky Phenomenon: The Mysterious Red Sprites Are Lightnings That Form High Above Thunderclouds

What are these intriguing red lights forming over thunderstorms? Discover the mysterious red sprite lightnings! These eerie luminous reddish-orange flashes often occur during thunderstorms. They are neither ufos nor extraterrestrial signs or messages but some strange and very...

Weather Oddity: Terrifying And Strange Lightning Over Cologne During Storm on June 9 2014: Thor’s Revenge?

This beautiful lightning display appeared on June 9, 2014 over Cologne in Germany.  OMG! This is one of the freakiest video of lightning I have ever seen in my life! The amazing video was uploaded by Jan...