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3 July 2016
The Science Behind That Awesome Photo You Saw on Twitter or Facebook
Meteorologist see a whole lot more in this image however, and it even shows the promise of better warnings of severe weather. This is especially true for rural areas/ poor nations that have only a rudimentary severe weather warning system in place. The image was apparently taken from an airliner over the Pacific. You’re looking at a very intense thunderstorm, with an updraft of air that towers into the stratosphere …