Venezuela, Maracaibo, Catatumbo Lightning - At the point where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo a constant lightning storm illuminates the sky for around 10 hours a night, for almost half the nights out of the year.
70 Lightning Strikes in One Shot Photograph by CHRIS KOTSIOPOULOS Photographer's Description: Fire in the sky! This is an image sequence containing 70 lightning shots, taken at Ikaria island during a severe thunderstorm.
Catatumbo Lightning - At the point where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela, a constant lightning storm illuminates the sky for around 10 hours a night, for almost half the nights out of the year. Gods awesome display of power!
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Friday Fotos: Venezuela’s Catatumbo Lightning provides brilliant light shows 10 hours per day
In Venezuela, just above the mouth of the Catatumbo River, a lightning storm has been raging for at least two centuries. For 160 nights out of the year, the lightning strikes here for 10 straight hours, at a rate of nearly 300 strikes per hour.
maracaibo lightning - For about 160 nights a year a perpetual lightning storm known as Relampago del Catatumbo ignites the heavens above where Lake Maracaibo meets the Catatumbo River in Venezuela, creating a display of nature unlike any other on earth