Tag: weather

Apr 16, 2014

Picture of the Day: Rainstorm at the Taj

Picture of the Day: Rainstorm at the Taj

RAINSTORM AT THE TAJ Photograph by CHETAN KARKHANIS Website | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | Flickr In this beautiful capture by Chetan Karkhanis, we see a sun-soaked rainstorm at the world-famous Taj Mahal. As Chetan explains on Flickr: “This is the view of the Taj Mahal from the top of the…

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Mar 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: Storm the Beach

Picture of the Day: Storm the Beach

STORM THE BEACH Photograph by JEFF SMALLWOOD Website | Flickr | Google+ | Facebook | 500px | Twitter | Prints In this fantastic capture by Jeff Smallwood we see a massive storm cloud rolling into Daytona Beach, Florida. The city lies about 51 miles (82.1 km) northeast of Orlando, 86 miles (138.4…

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Mar 6, 2014

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

There are plenty of reasons to ask for a window seat. For starters you can lean on the window if you want to sleep, and you never have to get up for someone else! But it’s what’s outside of that window that is most compelling. The world is a wonderful place, one that looks…

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Feb 6, 2014

Mother Captures Daughter Experiencing Rain for the First Time

Mother Captures Daughter Experiencing Rain for the First Time

Life is all about moments like these. This is Kayden and she is experiencing rain for the very first time :)

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Feb 5, 2014

I Never Saw the Beauty in a Storm Cloud Until This

I Never Saw the Beauty in a Storm Cloud Until This

After four years of unsuccessful storm chasing, Mike Olbinski finally found what he was looking for. A massive rotating supercell thunderstorm with active moment and a complex structure. The storm was spotted on June 3, 2013, near Booker, Texas. It was shot with a Canon 5D Mark II and Rokinon 14mm 2.8 lens. The…

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Dec 14, 2013

Snow Falls in Cairo for the First Time in 112 Years

Snow Falls in Cairo for the First Time in 112 Years

For the first time in 112 years it is snowing in Cairo, the capital city of Egypt. In a city that averages less than an inch (25.4 mm) of rain in a year, precipitation in any form is quite rare. The entire Middle East region is experiencing record snowfalls, the likes that have not…

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Dec 3, 2013

Every 10 Years a River of Fog Fills the Grand Canyon

Every 10 Years a River of Fog Fills the Grand Canyon

On the last weekend of November 2013, a rare weather phenomenon occurred at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. In an event that only happens approximately every 10 years, the entire canyon was filled with fog. To heighten the scene, the skies above were clear and cloudless. The phenomenon is known as ‘temperature inversion’…

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