The Chaiten volcano erupts during storms in the middle of the night on May 2008 in Chaiten, Chile. The Chaiten volcano, located some 800 miles south of the capital Santiago, was considered dormant since it had not erupted for hundreds of years.
Green lightning strikes an erupting Chilean volcano. A storm of charged particles coursed through a volcanic ash cloud triggering the green lightning. It's an electrical dance normally hidden inside thunderclouds.
“A dirty thunderstorm (also, Volcanic lightning) is a weather phenomenon that occurs when lightning is produced in a volcanic plume. Dirty thunderstorms have been reported in Chile above the Chaiten Volcano, above Alaska's Mount Augustine vol.
A huge tornado funnel cloud touches down in Orchard, Iowa, at p. on June The Globe Gazette and Mitchell County Press News reported that Lori Mehmen of Orchard took the photo from outside her front door.