Thunderstorms look magnificent and this approaching storm that is about to hit Kansas is the proof. It appears that the storm is on a collision course with the crescent moon.
This photograph was taken in 2005 displaying the beautiful Aurora Borealis over the frozen landscape of Bear Lake in Alaska.
The pinkish blue belt that appears in the evening and the morning sky is called the Belt of Venus. It is also known as Venus’ Girdle or antitwilight arch.
Blizzards are snowstorms and are accompanied by strong winds. They cover the entire space with snow and as divine, as it looks, blizzards are extremely dangerous.
After rains, a double rainbow appears in the town of Puerto Natales in southern Chile. Double arcs occur when the light is reflected more than once.
The dust storm is a meteorological phenomenon that arises when a gust front or other strong wind blows and carries with it loose sand and dirt.
Winter’s wrath is amazing; it can beautify any ordinary thing. A lighthouse on Lake Michigan falls prey to winter in Saint Joseph Michigan.
Halos are optical phenomena that are produced when sunlight interacts with the ice crystals that are suspended in the atmosphere and these can be white or colorful.
Huge waves crash the sea walls of Cape Town during a storm. Waves like these form when wind travels across water and this movement transfers the wind energy to lakes and oceans.
An ice storm looks magnificent and is a type of winter storm that occurs due to freezing rain. It is even known as a glaze event or silver thaw.
This sprawling expanse of snow and ice in southern Chile makes this area the least explored mountain areas in the world.
These are also known as UFO clouds because of the way they look. They are standing clouds and stand in perpendicular alignment to the wind direction.
This picture was clicked in 2013 and captured the exact moment when the lightning struck the Willis Tower in Chicago.
These pouch-like protrusions that hang from the undersides of the clouds, usually thunderclouds, look ominous. However, they are quite common.
After hurricane Sandy hit New York City, half of the city’s skyline sits in darkness while the other half braved the hurricane without major damages.
This impressive photograph with blends of different colors depicts summer atmospheric conditions. The lightning marks the end of the long shelf cloud in the Midwestern U.S.
A supercell thunderstorm strikes South Dakota. This type of thunderstorm is the most severe of the storms and can bring wind, hail, or tornadoes.
Thunderstorms are often accompanied by lightning. In fact, a thunderstorm is an electrical storm that is accompanied by lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth’s atmosphere called thunder.
A tropical cyclone also known as a typhoon or hurricane appears in an intense circular storm that originates over warm tropical oceans. The swirling cyclone looks majestic from space.
A violent twister rips through a trailer park near Cheyenne, Wyoming. These twisters form when the updrafts of air that provide warm, humid air become a vortex.
China is no stranger to typhoons. A child watches on as high waves caused by Typhoon Bolaven crash over the side of the road barrier.
Two awe-inspiring natural phenomena occurred at Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano in 2010. The intense lightning cracked the night sky while the volcano erupted at the same moment, making it a breathtaking picture.
The Kilauea volcano erupted and that lead to the formation of a waterspout in this picture. Waterspouts can emerge in the same way traditional tornadoes do.
In this iconic picture, a waterspout parallels a lightning strike over Lake Okeechobee in Florida. Though related to tornadoes, waterspouts are less powerful
This resembles Disney’s movie “Frozen”. Every inch of the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont is covered in snow.
Weather phenomenon can be hauntingly beautiful. From lightning that leaves streaks on a golf course to snow that covers everything in sight, the beauty of nature never ceases to amaze. Here are 25 weather pictures that will take your breath away.