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How Do Hurricanes Form

This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. When people see these, they think it’s the end of the world. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover.


✯ Cool Clouds - Palm Springs, CA [looks pretty here, but was it actually a tornado or hurricane forming, maybe?]


Weather - Tornado in front of a Rainbow - A beautiful shot of a tornado forming in front of a rainbow. This was a rare meteorological event witnessed near Lamar, CO.

from mirror

UK weather: Hurricane Gaston to hit Britain and bring chaotic 70mph winds

The US National Hurricane Centre in Miami says that the hurricane has formed…


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

This Low Precipitation Supercell develops with tops climbing to 60,000 ft; the rotation was so great that it formed a beautiful swirling barber pole formation which rapidly transformed into a lovely mesocyclonic (rotating) cloud. WOW!

from Mail Online

Spectacular pictures of nature at its wildest, captured by the storm chasers who risk their lives to follow twisters

Beautiful and terrible all at once.But I would like to see one, once, at a safe distance.

from Gift of Curiosity

How do hurricanes form? {extreme weather science

How do hurricanes form? With a spiral cut piece of paper and a lamp, you can model how hot air rises off the ocean to create a hurricane over warm water. This is a great way for kids to learn about extreme weather. || Gift of Curiosity

Make a hurricane in your kitchen! This extreme weather science activity will help kids learn about hurricanes, including how they form and how they move! || Gift of Curiosity -