Tag Archive: weather

A tornado forming in Kansas, photographed by Mike Mezeul II Photography.

A Tuscon monsoon storm by photographer Leila Shehab.

Neil deGrasse Tyson on Hurricanes

Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gets into the science behind hurricanes on this episode of StarTalk.


Long exposure of a lightning bolt hitting a tree by photographer Darren Pearson.


A cloud-to-ground lightning bolt strikes over Albany, Texas, as the Milky Way shines above.

You’ll want to watch this on full screen with the sound up. I had to watch it more than once; it’s just so awe-inspiring.

Take note of two things: the height of the sign in the parking lot in the foreground, and that copse of trees (probably a small park) in the upper right.

A bolt of lightning hitting a tree.

The aftermath of an ice storm on Mt. Javornik in Slovenia by photographer Marko Korošec.

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Frozen Niagara Falls when the windchill was 40 degrees, Ontario, Canada, by photographer Mark Duffy.

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