The World's Weirdest Weather—Explained

Haboobs? Volcano lightning? Keep your hat on, the sky isn't falling just yet.

Jul 5, 2013
Outside Magazine
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Lightning strikes upward from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano, April 2010.    Photo: Nordic Photos/Getty

It's not just tornadoes and hurricanes we need to worry about anymore. The weather is changing in ways that can be strange and frightening, fascinating and wild. These bizarre phenomena make being alive in the elements a perpetual thrill.

Volcano Lightning

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