During an intense thunderstorm in Kansas, photographer Ron Risman pointed his lens at the electrical spectacle, and captured a 180-second sequence of lightning that’s as impressive as any fireworks show. The addition of dramatic music serves to heighten the thrill.
We’re not quite sure of the science behind lightning that fires upward to the sky, but we can tell you we’ve never seen it before this video, captured several years ago by Tom A. Warner over Rapid City, South Dakota.
An SUV is driving along, when a bolt of lightning crashes down from the sky directly onto the vehicle. It’s an incredible display of nature’s fury. Fortunately nobody was injured. (Thanks Kruger!)
During the this week’s really nasty weather, photographer Craig Shimala captured this amazing video of lightning simultaneously striking the three tallest buildings in downtown Chicago.
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