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Extreme weather in the UK - in pictures

Credit: North News & Pictures Ltd Huge waves engulf Whitehaven harbour in Cumbria on Thursday morning as gale-force winds cause havoc throug...

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In Chile, A Lightning Storm Breaks Out Above An Erupting Volcano

In the Chilean volcano Cordón Caulle began erupting. Several miles away, in the town of Lago Ranco, photographer Francisco Negroni captured these extraordinary images... Read more at Gizmodo. See more from Negroni and buy prints. Share these...

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Lightnings, hurricanes, tornados and supercells by storm chaser Camille Seaman

Camille Seaman is a photographer, born in 1962 in the USA, chasing extreme weather across the country and capturing it at its peak. Some of her clients include National Geographic Magazine & Newsweek.

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Extreme weather events, such as these multiple tornadoes, are more likely as a result of climate change. See more: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130215-severe-storm-climate-change-weather-science/

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Russia's frozen Lake Baikal is covered in naturally occurring formations called ice hummocks. Created by the area's extreme weather conditions, these picturesque blocks can reach a height of 50 feet.

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Mammatus Clouds - "True to their ominous appearance, mammatus clouds are often harbingers of a coming storm or other extreme weather system. Typically composed primarily of ice, they can extend for hundreds of miles in each direction."

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50 Of The Most Beautiful Places in the World (Part 4)

Amazing photo of Mount Ararat, Turkey***************** .. .. .. .. .. FACT: ONE VOLCANO IN ONE ERUPTION AS SEEN HERE WILL PUT MORE POLLUTANTS INTO THE ATMOSPHERE THAN ALL OF HUMAN ACTIVITY COMBINED IN A YEAR. THERE ARE 1000 VOLCANOS THAT ERUPT EVERY YEAR.

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Weather pictures of the year 2011: lightning, auroras, snow and ice

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