Native American Sweat Lodge from the ThunderBird Nation. After a long day of thunderstorms, a little bit of gold. Buenos Aires Province Argentina.
Imagine yourself as this lone tree, standing in the snow waves. Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. (© Victor Liu/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest) (via 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest - In Focus - The Atlantic)
This swirl also formed fast and the colors were brighter than the picture shows. Being a Bay Area, CA native, I’d never experienced such weather and when people started throwing out words like “tornado”, I got a little nervous. Again, taken in June of 2009 outside Denver, CO.
submission from jellynotjam
Storm Clouds in Arkansas.
submission from chelsiemh
This photo illustrates a current situation in Prague, Czech Republic. What you see there is smog, which we haven’t seen here in quite a few years, so it took us completely by surprise. When I was taking this photo, the sun shone like crazy through the fog, but it turned out that it was just a wish made by mind completely unaccustomed to such a situation. While we all know that this is a kind of a big problem, I can’t help myself but to find this strange beautiful.
(submission from lovingthealiens)
Lightning and tornado - from http://scienceavenger.blogspot.com/2009/04/lightning-tornado-photo.html
(submission from dennisswrdls)
Tree branches during Winter of 2010-2011 in Eastern Tennessee.
(Photo taken by Theresa Cox.)
(submission from beardycoxmilkshakeman)
stratus clouds over inglefield bay in greenland, eight hundred miles south of the north pole.
for escute — you can get an idea of how small the flakes are from the knitted wool, and you can see that yes, the patterns are sometimes visible.
A week after a 200-mile-an-hour (322-kilometer-an-hour) tornado destroyed much of Joplin, Missouri, a NASA satellite captured this false-color depiction of the destruction. In this image, vegetation is red, buildings are blue, and the tornado’s path is shown as a blue trail stretching from left to right.
A week after a 200-mile-an-hour (322-kilometer-an-hour) tornado destroyed much of Joplin, Missouri, a NASA satellite captured this false-color depiction of the destruction.
In this image, vegetation is red, buildings are blue, and the tornado’s path is shown as a blue trail stretching from left to right.
a recent eruption of a Chile volcano causing an electric storm.
(submitted by experimentalteddybears)
The European Space Agency’s Paolo Nespoli took this image of lightning over Brazil as seen from the International Space Station in January 2011.
this is a fun fact about science, which is that right now golf-ball-sized hail is falling in minneapolis, and also that I am using it as ice in my izze