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PICTURES: Bad Weather And Storm Threat Disrupts Britain

PA | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK

Flooding and the threat of bad storms hit Britain on Saturday, disrupting travel - particularly at Heathrow Airport. After sweltering temperatures ...

Electrifying Pictures Of Last Night's Ferocious Thunder & Lightning Storm

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK

Furious storms erupted above the skies of Britain last night – though the heatwave warning remains in place. There were more than 3,000 lightnin...

PHOTOS: News Pictures Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK

Pictures of the week brings you the best images over the past seven days from around the world, chosen by our very own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, ...

4 Incredible Images Of Lightning Striking Dubrovnik

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK

Dubrovnik was besieged by a thunderstorm earlier this month, with photographer and storm chaser Daniel Pavlinovic capturing these stunning images of t...

Severe Weather Warning As Storm Clouds Gather

PA | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

A second severe weather warning for heavy rain has been issued in less than a week as intense thunderstorms are predicted. Forecasters predicted in...

This Is Why You Don't Shelter Under Trees During Storms...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Lightning Strikes Kill More Than 60 Cows In Chile (VIDEO, PICTURES) It's advice handed down from generation to generation - don't shelter...

PHOTOS: Vote On Your Favourite Pictures Of The Week

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza and Michael Cripps | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK

Pictures of the week brings you the best images over the past seven days from around the world, chosen by our very own photo editors, Elliot Wagla...

London's Shard Hit By Lightning During Thunderstorm

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK

In case you missed it, London was besieged by a large thunderstorm on Thursday afternoon, with several bolts of lightning hitting one of the capital's...

Dramatic Video Captures The Terrifying Moment Lightning Strikes Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

Passengers onboard a Florida-bound flight from the UK got a nasty jolt when the nose of their aircraft was struck by lightning during a storm cell. ...

The Mystery Of What Makes Lightning May Have Been Solved

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

Lightning has long puzzled scientists. A consensus agrees that it is caused by ice particles in clouds colliding to form an electrical charge but ...

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...