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

Wow! The phenomenon, called a "Sundog," happens when ice crystals appear in clouds and refract the sun's rays. Taken in Heyworth, Illinois, US. Crystals Phenomenon Atmosphere - I would love to see this in person

Mammatus cloud formation appeared after a tornado hit near Lake Ontario, Canada.

from The Telegraph


Kilauea volcano on Hawaii, lava from volcano that has been erupting since 1983. A lava flow taking over a highway and burning the asphalt. This lave is so hot it melts and burns the asphalt, creating thick clouds of black smoke.

from Mail Online

Heavenly haze: Remarkable rainbow cloud towers over Mount Everest

Psychedelic rainbow over Mount Everest This is an event that is extremely rare to be seen among these mountains, yet one photographer, Oleg Bartunov, managed to be in the perfect place and the perfect time. Many others had visited Mount Everest, but none had been as lucky to be here at the same as Bartunov. It is said that this marvel is created from tiny ice crystals that are found within the center of these clouds –

from Mail Online

Meteorologists campaign to classify new 'Asperatus' clouds seen across the world

Cloudy skies: If Meteorologists confirm the new name, it could be the first such classification in half a century

from Mail Online

Incredible tsunami 'wave cloud' that rolled in from the sea and engulfed beachfront city

Cloud Tsunami - Wave machine: Helicopter pilot Mike Schaeffer spotted this incredible weather phenomenon along the coast of Panama City Beach, Florida

from Gizmodo

86 Viral Images From 2014 That Were Totally Fake

Lenticular clouds over Mount Fuji, Japan. These are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form at high altitudes, usually perpendicular to the direction of the wind.

from Mail Online

By Shari Miller

Photographer captures rare 'fire rainbow cloud' above Florida as Mother Nature puts on spectacular light show Ken Rotberg spotted unusual phenomenon as sun dropped behind a storm cloud in the early evening Rare sight also known as a 'circumhorizon arc'