Photographer Martin Rietze went on an epic adventure to Japan and caught a spectacular, once in a lifetime series of pictures of the Sakurajima Vulcano, as it spewed a hellish mix of smoke, fire, lava bombs and electrifying lightning. Rietze’s balls of steel landed one of the top honors in photography, the top photo on…
This photo from National Geographic shows the Eyjafjallajökull volcano’s ash plume, which roiled air travel in the spring of 2010. The lightening called a “dirty thunderstorm” occurs when rock and ice particles loosed by exploding magma collide in the atmosphere.
A thunderstorm in Montenegro “shocked” onlookers with a lightning strike close to shore.
Crazy video. Watch out for the questionable language, the guy rightfully drops an f-bomb at the end so turn down your speakers if you’re at work.