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A rare phenomenon called upwardmoving lightning also known as

A rare phenomenon called upwardmoving lightning also known as


A rare phenomenon called “upward-moving” lightning, also known as “ground-to-cloud” lightning. Do you see the tree? | PC: Mike Theiss ten trees are planted ...

Upwards lightning (stock image shown) is normally caused by a preceding flash moving from

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Ground-to-Cloud Lightning

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Researchers at the Florida Institute of Technology have recorded a rare type of lightning. '

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Rare 'upwards lightning' captured on video above Florida | Daily Mail Online

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Tall television broadcast towers and mega skyscrapers are lightning magnets - no other objects on earth are as frequently and predictably struck.

Upward-moving lightning and TV towers, skyscrapers and other tall structures

While most lightning strikes to earth are the cloud-to-ground variety, the vast majority of lightning discharges to tall structures are of the distinctly ...


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Check out this rare photo by Dramatic sky photography by Paul Smith of red sprites above the line of storms Friday night, near Canton Lake.

However, there are many other types of lightning that may not be.

Representation of upper-atmospheric lightning and electrical-discharge phenomena

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As a child I remember a particularly stormy afternoon at summer camp. We were racing away from the large stream where we had been cooling off when a huge ...

... ringing for over an hour. Lightning is a massive electrostatic discharge between the electrically charged regions within clouds or between a cl… ...

Cloud-to-Ground Lightning - Positive

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The sky lights up when Sheet lightning strikes.

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A Bolt from the Blue can travel horizontally for miles before striking ground.

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Now tell me that doesn't look like a plasma discharge like you see in those plasma globes ?

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Cloud to ground lightning with downward branching (source of this photo)

Lightning strikes the Gateway Arch

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Sprites above Hurricane Matthew - Spaceweather.com - October 4, 2016

Lightning is a source of endless wonder.

Giant "ELVE" appears over Europe

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Cumulonimbus pileus forming over the Tennessee Valley. (Photo: Ramona Edwards - Grant)

Cumulus Congestus- Large, towering, isolated cumulus clouds that often precede or signal the potential for cumulonimbus and thunderstorm development.

The glowing red in the cracks is a river of scorching hot molten lava flowing… https://www.instagram.com/p/BcAGOeSB2Wd/ pic.twitter.com/gZV80NtQVj


Rare 'upwards lightning' captured on video above Florida | Daily Mail Online

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A sprite seen from the International Space Station (top right, faint red above the lightning).

3a: Frames from video of a 'Type A' upward-moving discharge from a television tower near St. Albans, West Virginia.


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Volcanic lightning on Galunggung volcano, Indonesia in 1982.

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... of differing electric potential within a single cloud, it is known as intra-cloud lightning. Intra-cloud lightning is the most frequently occurring type

3b: Frames from video of a 'Type B' upward-moving discharge from the same tower during a different storm.

Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning (+CG) The less common CG flashes are initiated by a downward-moving, positively-charged stepped leader which is followed ...

Blue jet as seen from the summit of Maunakea, Hawaii.

Lightning is a highly visible form of energy transfer.


They may also be the predominant flash type during the winter season. Typically, only 2 to 10% of total flash are positive polarity.

Because the electrostatic discharge of terrestrial lightning superheats the air to plasma temperatures along the length of the discharge channel in a short ...

Lightning over Swifts Creek, Australia


Cloud to ground lightning with downward branching (source of this photo)

Example of Jellyfish sprites (after http://www.heliotown.com/Sprite_June_16_2013_044531UT.html) capture on June 16, 2013 at 04:45:31 UT over West Kansas.

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Snow lightning is commonly known as thundersnow. People also call it thundersnowstorm, and winter thunderstorm.

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Mysterious 'geomagnetic spike' 3000 years ago challenges our understanding of the Earth's interior

Image Source. This type of lightning is called ...

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INCREDIBLE Upward Lightning (Ground to Cloud) - May 18, 2017

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The phenomena were named after the mischievous sprite (air spirit) Puck in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. They normally are colored ...

Lightning in the eyewall of a hurricane beamed antimatter toward the ground

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Lightning detection networks picked up the storms on Thursday night--here is the 24h lightning strikes ending 1 AM Friday. Lots of lightning over the ...

This is because, when you are viewing your pictures , there is a chance of striking of lightning. This may result in a loss of a good picture.

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