Lightning in our planet occurs more frequently over land than over the oceans and seems to happen more often closer to the equator.
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Sakurajima volcano explodes into life as it sprays burning hot ash high into the air – followed by a deafening shockwave and lightning . Watch
Lightning flashes over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, in Persian Gulf, Feb. 8, 2015.
F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, two most technologically advanced military jets, flying together for the first time.
In this stunning video you can see the power of lightning and why you must never hide under a tree during a lightning storm…
Storm chaser Scott Sheppard gets struck by lightning while shooting video out the window of a car in Fairburn, South Dakota. Watch the video…
New research from the University of Reading suggests that lightning travel through the air, via energetic particles from the sun. Watch the video…
A new method capable of sending high-intensity laser beams through the atmosphere, could one day be used to guide lightning away from buildings. Eight Lightning
Across the atmosphere of Earth, lightning flashes about 50 times per second. That’s 4.3 million times a day and roughly 1.5 billion times a year.
Chinese scientists have recorded the rare phenomenon of Ball Lightning for the first time. Take a look at the video… Image © Flickr / StormWlf