UK Lightning

Lightning Strikes Kill More Than 60 Cows In Chile (VIDEO, GRAPHIC PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

Upwards of 60 dairy cows have been killed in lighting strikes in southern Chile. Cecil Fourt, who owns a ranch in Los Rios, told the Associated Pr...

16 Spine Tingling Lightning Strikes (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

Cleaving through the gloom, these lightning strikes reveal nature at her most fierce. Storm chasing photographer Craig Eccles typically picks a sp...

Scientists Might Soon Divert Lightning With Giant Lasers

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have created a laser that can travel long distances without losing power. Inexplicably they have not suggested this technology could be ...

Incredible Picture Shows KLM Flight Hit By Lightning

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK

"Ladies and gentlemen, you may have noticed we were hit by lightning," said the captain of a Boeing 737 after it safely touched down at Birmingham Air...

Lightning Looks Even More Amazing From Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Tech

We all know how utterly incredible lightning strikes are but there's something humbling about seeing one from space. See below for an annotated v...

LOOK: Spectacular Lightning Strike On London's Tower Bridge

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

This is the moment London's Tower Bridge was hit by a spectacular bolt of lightning. Amateur photographer Daoud Fakhri was testing out his new lens...

'Ball Lightning' Caught On Camera By Scientists For The First Time

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have observed ball lightning for the first time in nature. Ball lightning is pretty much literally what it sounds like - a sphere of ele...

LOOK: Photo Captures Exact Moment Woman Is Killed By Lightning

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A photojournalist caught the exact horrifying moment a woman was struck dead by lightning during a storm in São Paulo, Brazil. Rogério Soares was...

Could This Really Charge Your Mobile Phone?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have charged a mobile phone using lightning. But before you start climbing trees dressed in tin foil, it was done in carefully controlle...

PHOTOS: Vote On Your Favourite Pictures Of The Week

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza and Matthew Tucker | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK

The best pictures of the week are chosen by YOU voting on our interactive slideshow. The G20 Summit has taken place and Syria is top of the agenda ...

WATCH: Amazing Footage Of Sprite Lightning

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Tech

Sprite lightning is a mysterious phenomenon and by its very nature is extremely difficult to study but not one but two have been captured on film rece...

Lots And Lots Of Rain...

PA | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

More heavy rain hit parts of the UK on Monday as the recent heatwave and hottest July in seven years seemed a distant memory. However forecasters s...

Weekend Weather Warning

PA | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

Britain's glorious spell of sunshine will be brought to an abrupt end this weekend after the Met Office issued a weather warning for heavy downpours a...

Add 'Dark Lightning' To Your List Of Terrifying Natural Disasters

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Tech

The US Navy is to investigate the mysterious - and potentially dangerous - phenomenon of 'dark lightning', which could be exposing air passengers to p...

Lightning Strike 'Kills Scientist'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

A scientist has died after apparently being struck by lightning. The body of Dr Tim Boyd was found by a dog walker on a bridge near his home at Por...

Lightning 'Can Raise Headache Risk'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you have a thundering headache, it might be to do with the weather, research suggests. Scientists have confirmed a link between lightning and he...

Instagram's Most Electrifying Images

Tahira Mirza | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK

Lightning can strike in many forms. We've already seen the best in snow and storm pictures... now The Huffington Post UK brings you the most high v...

Lightning Crashes: Storm Chaser Captures Electric Skies

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

Cleaving through the sky, these lightning bolts show the savage, spiky side of mother nature. Captured by storm chaser Michael Bath, the shots sho...

PICTURES: Incredible Lightning Storm Illuminates Split, Croatia

The Huffington Post | Chris York | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

The Croatian seaside city of Split was the site of this beautiful display of lightning on Tuesday. Multiple forks struck the sea and land in a stor...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 3rd October 2012

Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Pictu...

Lightning Strikes, 10 Scariest Bolts Caught On Film (VIDEOS)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

This electrifying sight was captured on Thursday in Newcastle-upon-Tyne As Britain weathers another stormy lashing, we've gathered up the best li...

President Hollande's Plane Hit By Lightning On Way To Meet Merkel

Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Politics

Newly-elected French president Francois Hollande was forced to return to Paris after the plane carrying him to a meeting with German chancellor Angela...

Lightning Strikes And Rainbows Clash In China Skies (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK

These stormy skies above Haikou, China, are pictured being punctuated by flashes of spidery lightning and bizarrely, a rainbow. The phenomena were...

Why The LSD Road Left Drivers With A Psychedelic Experience

Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

This is the electric moment a lightning strike lit up Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. Seven highly charged forks hit the lake in Illinois causing jets...

UK Weather: Lightning Strikes On Train Network Create Travel Chaos

PA | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

Rush-hour commuters faced widespread travel disruption on Thursday after lightning struck an electrical substation, causing many trains to be cancelle...