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USA – Incredible Videos Of Tornadoes Power Captured By A Driver And Storm Chasers

  Driver, Sam Smith, who was visiting from North Carolina on business last week, was on his way from Minnesota to Indianapolis when he encountered a huge tornado outside Rochelle, Illinois. He used his mobile phone video camera to capture a close-up footage of … Continue reading

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A Giant Haboob Near Phoenix, Arizona –

The photo a giant haboob ready to engulf Gilbert, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. I was on my way to shoot what I hoped would be a colorful sunset, but my plans were abruptly changed when I saw this dust storm … Continue reading

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Volcanic Lightning

By Nicole Van Vleck Volcanic lightning, also known as dirty thunderstorms, is capable of producing some of the most powerful and visually striking lightning storms on Earth.  Not all volcanic eruptions produce lightning.  When it does occur, a single eruption … Continue reading

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Fire rainbows –

  Fire rainbows, scientifically known as circumhorizon arcs, can be seen during summer solstice when it is close to noon, around two handspans away from the sun. The arc is produced by plate oriented crystals and is a close relation … Continue reading

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Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds

Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds are cirrus clouds that due to the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability grow vortex billows. They arise from very large shears in the velocity fields, which is this example arise just below the jet stream. The phenomenon is very similar to the … Continue reading

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