Dragon shaped cloud spotted over Monument Rocks Natural Area in Kansas –     Monument Rocks (also Chalk Pyramids) are a series of large chalk formations in Gove County, Kansas, rich in fossils. They are estimated to have been formed 80 million years ago. On January 29, 2008, Monument Rocks and Castle Rock 31 miles […]

Incredible Picture of a ‘Dragon Cloud’

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 can create multiple, separate lightning storms.  The lightning seems to […]

Volcanic Lightning

By Oleg Bartunov I observed rainbow (iridescent) clouds early morning on October 18, 2009 from trail to Khumjung, just 500 meters from road fork to Gokyo and Tengboche. I was ahead of my friends, so when I met my Annapurna buddy, who was going to Khumjung (to see Yeti scalp) […]

An Iridescent (Rainbow) Cloud in Himalaya