UK Lightning

This Is What A 12 Minute Storm Looks Like In One Incredible Picture

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

Photographer Michal Lucansky has taken what can only be described as one of the best lightning pictures we have ever seen. The image was taken earl...

Terrifying Footage Captures Qantas Aeroplane Narrowly Missing Huge Lightning Bolt

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

A Qantas plane has narrowly missed a lightning bolt in a terrifying encounter caught on video footage. The plane, flying over Sydney, has been capt...

We've Angered The Gods, If You Don't Believe Us Watch This

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Tech

Volcanic lightning is one of those incredibly rare phenomena that when viewed for the first time can quite literally put the fear of the Greek gods in...

Passenger Captures Terrifying Moment A Plane Is Hit By Lightning On The Runway

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Tech

This is the moment that a Delta Air Lines plane was struck by a powerful lightning bolt whilst on a runway in Atlanta. The feat of nature took pla...

Two Dead From Lightning Strikes In Wales

PA | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK

Two people died after they were hit by lightning while out walking as summer thunderstorms battered Britain. Another two people were taken to hospi...

Breathtaking Thunderstorms Electrify The Skies Over France

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Tech

'Thunderbolts and lightning - very very frightening...' sang a certain rock quartet way back in 1975. And the weather phenomena continues to excit...

Incredible Video Captures Slow Motion Lightning Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Tech

This incredible video shows in slow motion the moment a lightning storm strikes the ocean at Daytona Beach in Miami. Capturing lightning strike...

Ironically, The Only Thing That Breaks A Tesla Is A Massive Bolt Of Lightning

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Tech

The general principle of car manufacturing is that a vehicle should not be destroyed by the very fuel it is running on. Indeed with electric vehicles,...

This Driver Who Narrowly Dodged A Lightning Strike Is The Luckiest Person Alive

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech

Gautier Police Officer Mark Rodriguez might be one of the luckiest people alive. Just days ago the police officer had the distinct pleasure of bein...

This Rare Volcanic Lightning Looks Like The Apocalypse

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech

Volcanic lightning might be one of the hardest things to spot, and yet when you do see it you realise that it's almost impossible to beat. Almost i...

This Is Russia's Secretive Lightning Tower

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Tech

Hidden away in the woods on the outskirts of Moscow is a strange set of structures that when activated, can produce the same amount of energy as every...

11 Insane Images Of Lightning Over Johannesburg

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

These stunning pictures show hundreds of lightning bolts in full force illuminating the night sky in South Africa. Alexius van der Westhuizen, a 46...

Thundersnow Storms Are Going To Wreak #Snowdays All Over Britain

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK

UPDATE: The Thundersnow's So Bad People Are Walking To Stansted Airport Thundersnow Storms Bring Apocalyptic 'Vortex Shedding' To Britain Fo...

Lightning From Space Looks Like The End Of The World

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

Lightning looks pretty cool from the ground. It looks awesome on a volcano. From space? It looks like an alien nightmare. This footage was recor...

The Sun Is Pounding The UK With Lightning Storms

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Tech

New research has revealed that the increased lightning we've been having in the UK isn't down to some mysterious demi-god with a hammer, it is in fact...

PHOTOS: The Best News Pictures Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 31.10.2014 | 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, ...

PHOTOS: The Best News Pictures Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 24.10.2014 | 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, ...

PHOTOS: The Best News Pictures Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 10.10.2014 | 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, ...

PHOTOS: News Pictures Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 26.09.2014 | 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, ...

PHOTOS: News Pictures Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 06.09.2014 | 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, ...

PHOTOS: News Pictures Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 29.08.2014 | 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, ...

Pilot Spots Glowing Red Lights Beneath Arctic Ocean

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Tech

In what may turn out to be one of life's biggest unexplained mysteries; a pilot witnessed a collection of red glowing lights beneath him, just twenty ...

PHOTOS: News Pictures Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 23.08.2014 | 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, ...

Freak Lightning & Hail Plunge Commuters Into 'Zombie Apocalypse' (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

As is usually the case, Britain has paid for its blast of summery weather with lashings of hail, lightning strikes and flooding. Storms hit the Ho...

Man Reacts To Lightning In A Typically British Way

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Take it from us, foreign pals: the words that are uttered from this chap's mouth are a fairly typical British reaction when lightning strikes. (Via...