Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Strange meteorological disturbances are fascinating, some more explainable than others, all of them testament to the unbridled forces of nature, which more often than not leave us both humbled and in awe. Below are ten bizarre weather phenomena that demonstrate just what happens when the world’s pent up energy is released.
1. Gravity Wave

2. Katabatic Winds

3. Supercell

4. Giant Hailstones

5. Non-Aqueous Rain
6. Snow Donuts

7. Red Sprites and Blue Jets
8. Fire Whirls

9. St Elmo’s Fire

10. Ball Lightning

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