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The Chaiten volcano erupts during storms in the middle of the night on May 2008 in Chaiten, Chile. The Chaiten volcano, located some 800 miles south of the capital Santiago, was considered dormant since it had not erupted for hundreds of years.
Super-cell Lightning, Snyder, Nebraska Under a super-cell thunderstorm, a "wall cloud" or "pedestal cloud" may form. This is frequently associated with tornadoes and micro-bursts. Here, a "cloud-to-ground" lightning bolt strikes from a wall cloud.
Millions of arachnids escape rising floodwaters. Trees cocooned in spiders webs after flooding in Pakistan, 'An unexpected side-effect of the flooding was that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape the rising flood waters.