**God's fireworks • photo: Ms Ladyred on Flickr
The second eruption, however, melted a large amount of glacial ice which then cooled and fragmented lava into gritty glass particles that were carried up with the rising volcanic plume. Pictured above during the second eruption, lightning bolts illuminate ash pouring out of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano.
Chile Volcano Plume Explodes With Lightning
Wicked storm in Rome, Ga, this photograph was taken during last night’s storm.
This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. When people see these, they think it's the end of the world. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirrocumulus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover
Cumulonimbus mammatus clouds are often indicative of a particularly strong storm or maybe even a tornadic storm.