An "asperatus" cloud rolls over New Zealand's South Island in an undated picture. This apparently new class of clouds is still a mystery. Photograph courtesy Merrick DaviesExperts suspect asperatus clouds' choppy undersides may be due to strong winds
"Amazing photo of Mount Ararat, Turkey". except, Mount Ararat has been dormant for at least years Millenium, B. This is a photo manipulation by Sako Tchilingirian. The ash cloud is from a Chilean volcano.
Fulgurite - Sand hit by lightning. This picture is not Fulgurite by the way.This is a stick with wet sand on it.Fulgurite is usually found in the ground where lightning has struck and is usually very small glass tubules.
I want to get a picture of lightning. I'm never in the right place at the right time with my camera. There are very few thunderstorms in Wyoming. To capture the color purple is a millisecond rare twinkling of an eye photo.
This is an awesome picture. Supercell Thunderstorm by Sean Heavey, nationalgeographic: A supercell thunderstorm rolls across the Montana prairie at sunset. This was a winning shot in the 2010 National Geographic Nature Gallery Photo Contest.