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Extreme weather in the UK - in pictures

Credit: North News & Pictures Ltd Huge waves engulf Whitehaven harbour in Cumbria on Thursday morning as gale-force winds cause havoc throug...

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Mammatus Clouds - "True to their ominous appearance, mammatus clouds are often harbingers of a coming storm or other extreme weather system. Typically composed primarily of ice, they can extend for hundreds of miles in each direction."

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Extreme weather events, such as these multiple tornadoes, are more likely as a result of climate change. See more: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130215-severe-storm-climate-change-weather-science/

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Lightnings, hurricanes, tornados and supercells by storm chaser Camille Seaman

Camille Seaman is a photographer, born in 1962 in the USA, chasing extreme weather across the country and capturing it at its peak. Some of her clients include National Geographic Magazine & Newsweek.

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from BuzzFeed

In Chile, A Lightning Storm Breaks Out Above An Erupting Volcano

In the Chilean volcano Cordón Caulle began erupting. Several miles away, in the town of Lago Ranco, photographer Francisco Negroni captured these extraordinary images... Read more at Gizmodo. See more from Negroni and buy prints. Share these...

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Russia's frozen Lake Baikal is covered in naturally occurring formations called ice hummocks. Created by the area's extreme weather conditions, these picturesque blocks can reach a height of 50 feet.

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