Even if you thought you'd seen everything nature has to offer, it still has a way of being amazing. Since these natural phenomena require very specific conditions to occur, they are very uncommon, but also incredible.
When Lightning Strikes Sand. Fulgurites (Latin, meaning "thunderbolt") Sometimes referred to as petrified lightning, they are natural hollow glass tubes formed by lightning strikes in quartzose sand, silica, or soil. (Wikipedpia)
A Supercell Thunderstorm Cloud Over Montana Image Credit & Copyright: Sean R. Heavey Explanation: Is that a spaceship or a cloud? Although it may seem like an alien mothership, its actually a impressive thunderstorm cloud called a supercell
"...a gigantic figure stood facing her. It was the color of the sun in the early afternoon, white-gold. It was of no definite shape but there were fiery wheels with fierce dark eyes in them, spinning rapidly all around it. She was not able to tell if the figure was going forward or backwards because its magnificence was so great. She shut her eyes in order to look at it and it turned blood-red and the wheels turned white. A voice, very resonant, said the one word, 'Prophesy!'" Fl.o'C