Lightning Strikes

Lightning storm over Ottawa captured by high altitude drone39s

Lightning storm over Ottawa captured by high altitude drone

A drone launched high over Ottawa, capital of Canada, was sent up to monitor and record images of a severe approaching thunderstorm. The storm was the result of two converging low pressure fronts and a high pressure front. Winds were increasing rapidly and a heavy rain began to fall in the distance. The storm front was moving east and lightning was illuminating the evening sky. As the storm approached, the drone hovered at 220m (660 feet). It recorded peals of thunder and cracks of lightning. The bolts could be seen arcing from the clouds to the ground and lighting up the horizon. After nearly twenty minutes of recording, the wind became very strong and the rain began to fall where the drone was located. It was brought back to earth as large drops pelted it and threatened to bring the drone crashing down. Even the strength of the wind made landing uncertain. Thunder storms are one of nature's most spectacular shows. The awesome power unleashed by a lightning strike is greater than almost any force on earth. While we respect the destructive capabilities of storms like these, we can't help but admire the beauty and wonder of the spectacle. Despite the fact that scientists have been studying lightning for hundreds of years, they still don't completely understand the entire process. Cloud to ground (CG) lightning is the most studied of the three types of lightning, due to the potential for damage and destruction on earth. Caused by the formation of an electrically conducting plasma channel between the cloud and the earth, at typical lightning bolt is over 5km (3 miles) in height. Lightning can also occur during hurricanes, dust storms and even forest fires, due to the rising columns of hot and cold air. Whether you are a fan of summer thunder storms or not, you will almost certainly agree that they are spectacular and beautiful.

CCTV Captures The Dramatic Moment A Household Is Struck By Lightning34s

CCTV Captures The Dramatic Moment A Household Is Struck By Lightning

Thunderstorms swept across central Florida on May 15, with one Daytona Beach woman’s security camera capturing the moment a bolt of lightning struck a house across the street. Cindy Holt told WESH 2 News she thought the noise was her boyfriend crashing into the driveway. Dramatic video footage shows the horrific moment when a lightning bolt struck a house in Daytona Beach, Florida, on May 15. This video was captured on a security camera and shows the scary moment when this happened. Weather forecasters warned Florida faced an increased risk of lightning strikes as the city faced a potential storm . This video captures a bolt of lightning falling out of the blue and striking a house in Daytona Beach neighborhood. A thunderstorm lashed the city in the early afternoon and knocked out power in homes and businesses. The scary moment is caught on camera, much to our disbelief! Lightning struck a house in Florida, as an early morning thunderstorm hit the area on May 15. This security footage caught the moment when lightning struck a neighbor’s house on video. Lightning strikes were reported in Florida as the central US was forecast to have a period of severe weather throughout the month of May. This video, recorded from a security camera, shows the dramatic fork lightning striking from stormy clouds directly into a neighborhood house. Horrible! Many storm-related incidents were reported in Florida as weather forecast anticipated bad weather and severe storms. This footage shows the dramatic moment as spectacular lightning strikes over the town of Daytona Beach, much to our surprise. Creepy! A single lightning event is a "flash", which is a complex, multi-stage process, some parts of which are not fully understood. Most cloud to ground flashes only "strike" one physical location, referred to as a "termination". Lightning is an astounding regular marvel that researchers are as yet attempting to make sense of. With jolt temperatures more blazing than the sun's surface and voltages now and then more noteworthy than 100 million volts, lightning is a standout amongst the riskiest and lethal powers on the earth. On the off chance that your home ever gets struck by lightning, you will hear a noisy, intense blast that may shake your whole house. Numerous homes are worked to withstand lightning strikes without surrendering to real harm. This is the reason for lightning poles; lightning needs to get from the cloud to the ground as fast as could be expected under the circumstances, and lightning bars facilitate that adventure, giving the speediest course. While remaining inside your home, far from entryways and windows, is the most secure place to be amid a tempest, several threats exist inside the home when lightning is included, paying little heed to whether you have lightning assurance set up. Nature can be full of surprises, sometimes they are good and sometimes they can be dangerous! Always try to be safe, follow protocols. If you see smoke or fire, call 911! They will send the fire department and will asses the area of damage! Call a trustworthy electrician to come out and inspect your home wiring! Credit: Cindy Holt via Storyful

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Published: May 18, 20181,969 views
 Powerful Lightning Strikes Out Of The Blue, Knocking Cell Phone 54s

Powerful Lightning Strikes Out Of The Blue, Knocking Cell Phone

A stunning video has emerged capturing the unexpected moment when lightning strikes out of the blue, causing the unsuspecting person filming this video drop the phone in fear. Check out this amazing footage of lightning just off the shore of Camps Bay, South Africa, featuring Mother Nature at her best! When lightning stroke all of a sudden it was so close and intense that the person filming this video had their phone knocked out of their hand! Check out this amazing footage captured during a lightning storm, showing how epic a strike can be! Footage shows the night skies during a thunderstorm, capturing the moment a <a href=" https://rumble.com/v3vvzb-lightning-in-slow-motion.html " target="_blank">lightning bolt</a> hits the water at Camps Bay with such a force that even the camera shakes. Watch the powerful moment when a fast streek falls down from the skies and digs deeply into the water, spreading lightning all across the night’s skies in this stunning video. As a storm struck South Africa, this filmmaker decided to capture the phenomenon on camera, however, he got much more than he bargained for! Apparently, the severe thunderstorm caused bolts to start dropping down from the night skies, resulting in lightning poking the waters off the shore of Camps Bay in this amazing clip. This dramatic footage captures mother nature in its finest hour, reminding us of her powerful temper. The Native American felt deeply connected to nature, and one of their favorite events was looking at thunderstorms. The beauty of the lightning sculptures and the calming cadences of thunder claps have always captured our hearts too. Do you also enjoy observing this <a href=" https://rumble.com/v33akq-slow-motion-lightning-crawls-across-gold-coast-sky.html " target="_blank">natural phenomenon</a> during the early moments of the storm, when the rain comes down in sheets and the rumble of thunder is still a good distance away? We truly enjoy the peace that only a thunderstorm can bring!

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Published: April 17, 20181,149 plays$2.32 earned
Dramatic lightning storm captured by high altitude drone1m03s

Dramatic lightning storm captured by high altitude drone

Thunder storms create different reactions for people, but nobody will deny that they are a very clear reminder of the awesome power of nature. They often bring high winds, intense rain or even hail. The lightning alone can be either terrifying or thrilling to those who watch and the boom of a nearby lightning strike is like no other sound in nature. A very dramatic summer storm rolled across the sky near Millbrook, Ontario. Peals of thunder shook the ground and lightning flashed across the clouds. In order to capture the spectacle on video, a drone was launched and sent to 220m or 660 feet above the earth and flown towards the storm. The sound and light show continued as it moved rapidly closer. Eventually, the clouds erupted and a downpour began. The drone was brought back to the ground only seconds before the wind increased and the deluge started. To have a summer storm break near you is more intense and riveting than any surround sound theatre experience!

Lightning strikes Cinderella's Castle at Disney World43s

Lightning strikes Cinderella's Castle at Disney World

While waiting for the firework show to start, this spectacular lightning strike is captured directly above Cinderella's Castle. It seems to start at the peak of the castle and spread out in all directions. See this mesmerizing phenomena in slow-motion!

Man Whips His Camera Out Just As Bridge Gets Hit By Lightning42s

Man Whips His Camera Out Just As Bridge Gets Hit By Lightning

They say you shouldn’t be outside in a lightning storm. There’s that whole static electricity and water and rubber insulation thing, we can’t really remember because we weren’t paying enough attention in science class. But it is still a sight to behold, watching nature unload all her anger on us, mere mortals, making us think how tiny we are against her might. With the advancement of technology and the improvement of the rubber soles on our shoes, people have been running outside to get a good shot at a bolt of lightning hitting the ground. Most of the times it requires some awesome piece of equipment with an insane lens and shutter speed, but it seems that everyone with a decent amount of patience and a steady hand can capture the purple bolt of energy. And if you are really patient and don’t mind getting the tingle all over your body, then do what this guy did. Whip out your camera phone, press ‘record’ and be amazed at how mean Mother Nature can be! Because of the crazy weather, this guy was filming the lightning strikes in the hills of Mostar in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina. But incredibly it hits the bridge that is only 50 meters in front of him! You gotta see it to believe it! The sky is grey and rain is pouring, but other than that nothing much happens for about half a minute. Then, lighting hits beyond the hills in the horizon, too far away to feel edgy. Suddenly, a thunder rolls in before just moments later a bolt hits the bridge with a gorgeous purple color! Whoa! The jolt lasts for so long, that you can actually pause the clip just as the lightning touches the candelabra on the bridge. It really is marvelous to see. And why wouldn’t it be? Nature in itself is spectacular and never fails to wow us in ways that simple take our breath away. Sometimes it is something as small as a unique and incredible insect, other times its or something as humongous as a cascading waterfall winding its way through a lush, green jungle. And how about those double rainbows? But before a rainbow can even begin, a storm must happen, like the one in this clip. However volatile, those who roll in unannounced and take over the skies above are the ones we really are in awe with. While they are scary, they can also be beautiful. With the thunders roaring in the skies for hours, a storm ebbs and flows, while staying dark and ominous. As long as you are inside, watching a storm develop and subside can be truly magnificent. You know how they say that lightning never hits in the same place twice? Yeah, that is a common misconception. Another thing that is good to know is that most lightning happens within the clouds, due to imbalances between the storm clouds themselves, or the clouds and the ground. The colliding particles of rain, ice or snow increase the imbalance, often negatively charging the lower reaches of the clouds. Objects on the ground become positively charged, ultimately resulting in the electrical current that we see in this clip.

This Incredible Video Shows Lightning Strikes At 7000 Frames Per Second44s

This Incredible Video Shows Lightning Strikes At 7000 Frames Per Second

They say you shouldn’t be outside in a lightning storm. There’s that whole static electricity and water and rubber insulation thing, we can’t really remember because we weren’t paying enough attention in science class. But it is still a sight to behold, watching nature unload all her anger on us, mere mortals, making us think how tiny we are against her might. In this astonishing clip, each of the jagged bolts looks like they might just be the product of an evolved special effects program, but we assure you - they are all 100% natural. Scientists were able to capture the stunning lightning using a new high-speed camera ; the details of nature’s might that they capture is simply breathtaking. The amazing sight was capture by professor Ningyu Liu at the Geospace Physics Laboratory in Florida Tech’s Department of Physics and Space Sciences during a recent lightning storm in Florida. The camera shoots at a staggering 7000 frames per second. To give you an idea at just how fast the camera shoots, modern standard demand between 24 and 48 frames per second, with the absolute maximum being 60 frames per second. The playback speed is the equivalent of 700 frames per second, so every 10 seconds in the video shows about 1 second in real time. The team of scientists hope the camera will help with the research into jets, gigantic jets and starters, which are all types of atmospheric lightning. Credit: Florida Institute of Technology

Dramatic sheet lightning illuminates Florida sky1m08s

Dramatic sheet lightning illuminates Florida sky

Sheet lightning occurs when the brightness of lightning is diffused by its reflection within clouds, which is what is happening hear during a storm near Tampa, Florida. It beautifully lights up the dark sky like a light switch being turned on and off. Just wait for the bolt of lightning that totally illuminates the pool deck like daylight!

Sailboat Gets Dramatically Struck By Lightning28s

Sailboat Gets Dramatically Struck By Lightning

Nature is absolutely unpredictable. You can never be too sure what a single tiny movement might do to cause a shift in the whole ecosystem. You can’t predict an earthquake similar as to how you can not predict the weather. You can guess that it’s going to rain based on the ominous dark clouds, but you may never know if a wind sweeps in and blows them all away. There are also a lot of mysterious occurrences in nature. It doesn’t mean that they are mythical or otherworldly, it just means that we haven’t got the technology available yet to understand and explain them. One such phenomenon is the ball lightning. Now, before you think that we’re making this up, check out this footage. A ball lightning is actually real. It is rarely seen, but it still exists in the natural world. Think of them as round lightnings that last a little bit longer than the normal lightning. While we know that the latter kind is caused by the different charges between the particles in the clouds and the earth, we can only assume that it is the same with these balls. There have been many hypotheses as to how they come to be, but there is still no explanation why they are round. We only know that they can vary in size and in strength, ranging from no less than an inch to several feet in diameter. They vary in power, too, their explosion sometimes managing to destroy everything in a radius of a few feet. This is one unbelievable moment that is captured on camera when a Greek sailboat cruising the ocean is struck by a bolt of lightning! What are the odds of this happening while someone is filming it?

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Published: February 16, 201676,016 views
Massive Lightning Bolt Strikes TV Tower19s

Massive Lightning Bolt Strikes TV Tower

Nature is absolutely unpredictable. You can never be too sure what a single tiny movement might do to cause a shift in the whole ecosystem. You can’t predict an earthquake similar as to how you can not predict the weather. You can guess that it’s going to rain based on the ominous dark clouds, but you may never know if a wind sweeps in and blows them all away. There are also a lot of mysterious occurrences in nature. It doesn’t mean that they are mythical or otherworldly, it just means that we haven’t got the technology available yet to understand and explain them. One such phenomenon is the ball lightning. Now, before you think that we’re making this up, check out this footage. A ball lightnings is actually real. It is rarely seen, but it still exists in the natural world. Think of them as round lightnings that last a little bit longer than the normal lightning. While we know that the latter kind is caused by the different charges between the particles in the clouds and the earth, we can only assume that it is the same with these balls. There have been many hypotheses as to how they come to be, but there is still no explanation why they are round. We only know that they can vary in size and in strength, ranging from no less than an inch to several feet in diameter. They vary in power, too, their explosion sometimes managing to destroy everything in a radius of a few feet. What seems to be a peaceful silence is interrupted by an intense bolt of lighting right outside the window! Watch as it hits a television tower in Hamburg, Germany. Crazy! Credit to 'danielploetz'.

Lightning storm caught on film with a GoPro camera1m22s

Lightning storm caught on film with a GoPro camera

Using a GoPro camera suction cupped to the hood of his car, this driver managed to capture stunning footage of a lightning storm near Motley, Minnesota on Sunday, July 6th, 2014, starting at 5:45 a.m. Music used with permission: Five Armies by Kevin MacLeod.

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Published: July 9, 201473,558 views
Rare Ball Lightning Caught On Camera1m01s

Rare Ball Lightning Caught On Camera

Nature is absolutely unpredictable. You can never be too sure what a single tiny movement might do to cause a shift in the whole ecosystem. You can’t predict an earthquake similar as to how you can not predict the weather. You can guess that it’s going to rain based on the ominous dark clouds, but you may never know if a wind sweeps in and blows them all away. There are also a lot of mysterious occurrences in nature. It doesn’t mean that they are mythical or otherworldly, it just means that we haven’t got the technology available yet to understand and explain them. One such phenomenon is the ball lightning. Now, before you think that we’re making this up, check out this footage. A ball lightning is actually real. It is rarely seen, but it still exists in the natural world. Think of them as round lightnings that last a little bit longer than the normal lightning . While we know that the latter kind is caused by the different charges between the particles in the clouds and the earth, we can only assume that it is the same with these balls. There have been many hypotheses as to how they come to be, but there is still no explanation why they are round. We only know that they can vary in size and in strength, ranging from no less than an inch to several feet in diameter. They vary in power, too, their explosion sometimes managing to destroy everything in a radius of a few feet.

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Published: November 6, 2013326,051 views