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.
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CUMULONIMBUS INCUS at Mykonos, Greece - photo by Sfortis, via Wikipedia; a cumulonimbus cloud which has formed the characteristic flat, anvil-top shape. They can form into supercells resulting in severe storm phenomena such as tornadoes.
Funny pictures about Awesome Asperatus cloud at sunset in New Zealand. Oh, and cool pics about Awesome Asperatus cloud at sunset in New Zealand. Also, Awesome Asperatus cloud at sunset in New Zealand photos.
Photographer Jay Fine snapped this photo of the Statue of Liberty being struck by lightning after waiting two hours through a blustery storm. Fun fact: Lady Liberty gets hit by lightning about 600 times a year. Who knew?
These awe-inspiring photos of Mother Nature might just be reason enough to give a thankful nod on Earth Day. Here, using clever low exposure techniques, photographer Rolf Maeder managed to capture multiple lightning strikes hitting the Grand Canyon.