Cuba still fighting massive blaze after lightning strikes Matanzas Supertanker Base

Cuba still fighting massive blaze after lightning strikes Matanzas Supertanker Base

A large fire that started in Cuba after lightning struck Matanzas Supertanker Base on Friday, August 5, 2022, is still not under control. According to the initial reports, 1 firefighter has been killed while at least 16 other firefighters are still missing. 122 people were injured, of which 5 critically.

Waterspout outbreak over Finnish Archipelago

Waterspout outbreak over Finnish Archipelago

Western Finland’s Coast Guard reported an unusual sighting of several simultaneous waterspouts off the southwest coast of Finland over the weekend.

Rare meteotsunami hits SE Ireland

Rare meteotsunami hits SE Ireland

A rare meteotsunami hit the coast of SW Ireland on June 18, 2022. The phenomenon started during early morning hours and lasted well into the afternoon. It was reportedly felt as far away as France, Cornwall and Wales, U.K.

Waterspout outbreak over the central Mediterranean Sea

Waterspout outbreak over the central Mediterranean Sea

A waterspout outbreak is in progress over the central Mediterranean Sea since November 13, 2021, with most of them along the Sicilian southwest coast. According to the International Centre for Waterspout Research (ICWR), waterspouts have been reported off of Italy…

Rare waterspout forms off Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Rare waterspout forms off Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

A rare waterspout for the region formed off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates on the morning of October 27, 2021. While waterspouts are rare in the UAE, they can occur when the weather conditions are right, and several of them have been recorded before off…

One of the best-ever photos of a Gigantic Jet

One of the best-ever photos of a Gigantic Jet

Last week, Puerto Rican photographer Frankie Lucena recorded what is considered as one of the best-ever photos of a Gigantic Jet. This Gigantic Jet plasma event occurred over a very powerful thunderstorm near the Virgin Islands and also near Tropical Storm…

Close-up view of waterspout coming ashore in Novorossiysk, Russia

Close-up view of waterspout coming ashore in Novorossiysk, Russia

Waterspout made landfall in Shirokaya Balka, Novorossiysk, Russia.08-08-2021Video via https://t.co/eneGiivisO@ICWR pic.twitter.com/ID9LeGgYC9 — Kirill Bakanov (@WeatherSarov1) August 8, 2021A waterspout formed on the Black Sea near the Russian city of…

Massive waterspout forms in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, U.S.

Massive waterspout forms in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, U.S.

An unusually large waterspout formed in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey around 13:30 LT (18:30 UTC) on Saturday, May 8, 2021. There are no reports of damage or injuries. The spout was spotted between Toms River and Seaside Heights, north of Route 37 bridge. The National…