At least one person was killed and up to eight others injured when freak lightning struck the bustling Venice Beach.
Storm chaser Scott Sheppard kept the video rolling as a bolt of lightning shot down his arm, through his vehicle, and blasted a hole in the ground.
Summer arrived early in Lower Manhattan and gave the skyline standout a jolt.
New research reveals how these alienlike atmospheric sprites form.
A lightning forecast could help save lives and prevent horrific injuries. Continue reading →
The mysterious flashes of lightning that sometimes precede or accompany a temblor, called earthquake lights, could be caused by the shifting of grains in the ground surrounding faults.
Boom, zap, pow! Who needs superheroes to move mountains, when lightning does the job just fine?
Researchers can now predict the conditions that precede a bolt of lightning out of the blue.
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