Three unsuspecting London siblings – Rachel, Isobel, and Andrew Jobson – were struck by lightning, with the exact moment captured in a selfie.
A lightning bolt in the US was captured striking a tree with perfect aim, and totally destroying it in the process.
Ivan Zaborovsky may only be 16, but he already has quite a story to tell.
Researchers have discovered a weird phenomenon on the open seas. Lightning, it seems, doesn’t strike indiscriminately.
Saturday’s third round of the PGA Tour Championship was suspended after a lightning strike at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, left six spectators injured.
You might have though that last night’s sunset was one for the books, but then came the lightning. Boy, did Mother Nature spoil us.
Mother Nature put on quite a show of force in Cape Town last night, and the city’s finest photographers were on hand to snap some amazing shots.
On Tuesday evening, New York experienced some outragously impressive thunderstorms.We found a collection of moments so you can feel like you were there.
There are plenty of facts and figures thrown around about how often people are struck by lightning, but how often do you hear firsthand accounts?
During a summer storm in New York, a journalist caught lightning striking the Empire State building and its pretty spectacular.
You have to be pretty unlucky to be struck by lightning, although these two guys will be counting their blessings after this bolt from the sky.
Most of us are pretty grumpy if our flight gets delayed due to inclement weather. This guy in Georgia may disagree after watching lightning wreak havoc.
A Seattle man out for a walk this past Saturday was hit by a bolt of lightning as he stopped to film the oncoming storm.
Usain Bolt is the fastest man on the planet. This shot of him winning the 100m dash at the track and field world championships in Moscow has become an instant classic and is arguably the best sports pic of 2013… So far, anyway. What you have here is the fastest man on earth – named bolt – pictured with a bolt of lightning. Yes, poetry does actually happen in real life.
Local photographer and 2oceansviber, Dylan Haskin, took these shots early yesterday evening, as Cape Town witnessed an epic lightning storm. I watched it from the Safe House in Camps Bay and was hoping someone took some pics! Click through for gallery.
In more news to terrify you, the US Army has released photographs depicting their new laser-guided lightning gun blowing up a car. They’re calling it the Laser-Induced Plasma Channel (LIPC) because it’s important to make the ability to call down lightning with a laser pointer sound safe.
Commenting on the weather is usually as insightful as commenting that a pregnant chick’s belly “is growing”. It’s obvious, a bit silly and we all still do it. But in Cape Town this week the weather really was worth mentioning – and worth looking back at.