Lighting can strike the ground miles away from the towering thunderstorms that produce it, a phenomenon called a bolt from the blue.
Sunday's fatal lightning strike at Venice Beach is a tragic reminder of how important it is to be safe during a thunderstorm. Continue reading →
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.
Anthony and Tara cook up some DIY lightning and capture its fractal shape in wood. Why? For science, of course, and also because ... why not?
Lightning happens when there's a buildup of electricity in clouds, right? Wrong. Trace reports on a new study that found that thunderstorms are actually caused by the sun!
New research reveals how these alienlike atmospheric sprites form.
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