Super-cell Lightning, Snyder, Nebraska Under a super-cell thunderstorm, a "wall cloud" or "pedestal cloud" may form. This is frequently associated with tornadoes and micro-bursts. Here, a "cloud-to-ground" lightning bolt strikes from a wall cloud.
The division between West Berlin and East Berlin is still visible today. While West Berlin uses mercury vapor street lights, East Berlin still uses sodium vapor lighting; Photo by Commander Chris Hadfield of the ISS
Lying on the ocean floor in Oahu, Hawaii, Clark Little points his camera upward and captures an unusual perspective of a wave as it rolls over him, creating tornado-like spirals. Picture: CLARK LITTLE Amazing!
Matterhorn ~ by Verena Popp-Hackner, Wild Wonders of Europe ~ "This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos" ~ "Radiant at sunrise, the Matterhorn towers over Riffel Lake near Zermatt, Switzerland.
We had a fantastic lightening storm last nite, Aug Booms, low rumbles, actual lightening bolts (not the typical sheet lightening). Haven't had a good one in SW Puget Sound for years. a really good picture of an amazing set of lightning strikes.