Weather: ISS detects blue ‘jets’ of lightning shooting upwards from thunder clouds

International Space Station detects blue ‘jets’ of lightning shooting upwards from thunder clouds that could influence greenhouse gas concentrations in Earth’s atmosphere The phenomenon was detected by the European Space Agency’s ASIM device This is a collection of cameras, photometers and an X-ray/gamma ray detector  The blue jet was seen coming from a cloud above the … Read more Weather: ISS detects blue ‘jets’ of lightning shooting upwards from thunder clouds

Weather: ISS detects blue ‘jets’ of lightning shooting upwards from thunder clouds

International Space Station detects blue ‘jets’ of lightning shooting upwards from thunder clouds that could influence greenhouse gas concentrations in Earth’s atmosphere The phenomenon was detected by the European Space Agency’s ASIM device This is a collection of cameras, photometers and an X-ray/gamma ray detector  The blue jet was seen coming from a cloud above the … Read more Weather: ISS detects blue ‘jets’ of lightning shooting upwards from thunder clouds

Giraffe’s horns may act like giant lightning rod that makes them vulnerable to fatal electrocution

The knobby ‘horns’ on top of a giraffe’s head may act like a dangerous lightning rod, according to a conservation scientist in South Africa. Two female giraffes were found dead at Rockwood wildlife reserve in Northern Cape after a sudden lightning storm in February. When rangers investigated, they found that one of the older giraffe’s … Read more Giraffe’s horns may act like giant lightning rod that makes them vulnerable to fatal electrocution

California continues battle against three large wildfires sparked by 13,000 lightning strikes

Three massive wildfires as raging in Northern California after they were ignited by more than 13,000 lightning strikes since mid-August, scorching through 1,875 square miles of land and killing seven people.  On Monday firefighters had a brief respite from the flames as humidity rose, but the state is still reeling from dozens of blazes including … Read more California continues battle against three large wildfires sparked by 13,000 lightning strikes

California reeling from more than 20 wildfires after 10,849 lightning strikes

About two dozen large wildfires are blazing across the state California forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate, with Gov. Gavin Newsom ordering a state of emergency. At least 23 massive fires, some triggered by lightning strikes and fueled by a historic heat wave and high winds, stretch from Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo and … Read more California reeling from more than 20 wildfires after 10,849 lightning strikes

California reeling from more than 20 wildfires after 10,849 lightning strikes

About two dozen large wildfires are blazing across the state California forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate, with Gov. Gavin Newsom ordering a state of emergency. At least 23 massive fires, some triggered by lightning strikes and fueled by a historic heat wave and high winds, stretch from Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo and … Read more California reeling from more than 20 wildfires after 10,849 lightning strikes

Video captures lightning striking a palm tree – despite clear skies above in Florida

Bolt from the blue: Video captures lightning striking a palm tree – despite clear skies above in Florida The lightning  struck downwards into a tree in suburban Tampa in daylight   The odd footage was captured from the inside of a Florida man’s car  An eruption of thunder can be heard in the video before the … Read more Video captures lightning striking a palm tree – despite clear skies above in Florida

Usain Bolt shares sweet video talking to his baby daughter Olympia Lightning

‘Best conversation ever!’ Usain Bolt is every inch the doting father as he shares sweet video talking to his baby daughter Olympia Lightning By Natasha Hooper For Mailonline Published: 19:56 BST, 1 August 2020 | Updated: 20:26 BST, 1 August 2020 He welcomed his baby daughter into the world on June 14.  And Usain Bolt … Read more Usain Bolt shares sweet video talking to his baby daughter Olympia Lightning

Usain Bolt shares sweet video talking to his baby daughter Olympia Lightning

‘Best conversation ever!’ Usain Bolt is every inch the doting father as he shares sweet video talking to his baby daughter Olympia Lightning By Natasha Hooper For Mailonline Published: 19:56 BST, 1 August 2020 | Updated: 20:26 BST, 1 August 2020 He welcomed his baby daughter into the world on June 14.  And Usain Bolt … Read more Usain Bolt shares sweet video talking to his baby daughter Olympia Lightning

Russian goalkeeper, 16, back 3 weeks after lightning struck him

Russian goalkeeper, 16, who was struck by lightning while training is BACK on the pitch less than three weeks later – and has signed his first pro contract  Ivan Zaborovsky, 16, was struck by lighting while training with his football team The freak accident happened in Orekhovo-Zuevo, near Moscow, in early July A video showed a … Read more Russian goalkeeper, 16, back 3 weeks after lightning struck him