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Photographer Camille Seaman has been chasing storms for 5 years. In this TEDx talk she shows stunning, surreal photos of the heavens in tumult.

An "asperatus" cloud rolls over New Zealand's South Island in an undated picture. This apparently new class of clouds is still a mystery. Photograph courtesy Merrick DaviesExperts suspect asperatus clouds' choppy undersides may be due to strong winds

The winds streaming over the Sierra Nevada last night had just the right moisture content and temperature to create large lenticular clouds, stretching for m.

"Taken on May this was a dissipating low precipitation thunderstorm near Broken Bow, NE that produced one of the best lightning shows I have ever witnessed in my storm-chasing career." Photo and caption by Anne Goforth/National Geographic Photo Contest

Hollingshead called this Valentine, Nebraska Supercell from 2009 "one of the most wicked storms I've seen.

A bloom of Noctiluca scintillans(nicknamed sea sparkle), a large, green marine dinoflagellate that exhibits bioluminescence when disturbed, shows an eerie glow along the seashore in Hong Kong.