Tag: weather

Oct 22, 2014

You Know It’s Windy When Waterfalls are Being Blown Upwards

You Know It’s Windy When Waterfalls are Being Blown Upwards

On 21 October 2014, storm force winds battered northern England’s Derbyshire Peak District, near Hayfield. The River Kinder is observed being stopped in its tracks as it is blown back up onto Kinder Scout Plateau at the point where it would normally cascade 80 ft down the Kinder Downfall.

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Sep 23, 2014

This Timelapse of Clouds Looks Like Rolling Ocean Waves in the Sky

This Timelapse of Clouds Looks Like Rolling Ocean Waves in the Sky

In this remarkable timelapse by Alex Schueth, we see Undulatus asperatus clouds rolling through Lincoln, Nebraska on July 7, 2014. The clouds look like rolling ocean waves in the sky and the effect is greatly enhanced when viewed as a timelapse. Be sure to change the video quality to glorious 4K if possible! For…

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Sep 3, 2014

Arcus Cloud Kansas City Timelapse

Arcus Cloud Kansas City Timelapse

This awesome timelapse by Stephen Locke shows a shelf cloud on the leading edge of a thunderstorm rolling through Kansas City on 29 August 2014. A shelf cloud is a low, horizontal, wedge-shaped arcus cloud. Shelf clouds are typically attached to the base of the parent cloud, which is usually a thunderstorm, but could…

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Apr 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Supercell

Picture of the Day: The Supercell

Photograph by RYAN SHEPARD Facebook | Twitter | 500px In this dramatic capture by Ryan Shepard, we see a supercell thunderstorm never Ovid, Colorado on 28 May 2013. A supercell is a thunderstorm that is characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone: a deep, persistently rotating updraft. Of the four classifications of thunderstorms (supercell,…

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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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