Royal Meteorological Society: The Winners of Weather Photographer of the Year Competition 2021
The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) has announced the winners of its Weather Photographer of the Year competition 2021! This amazing image captured by Giulio Montini won the overall prize, and shows a foggy autumn day in the town of Airuno, Italy.
“Morning Fog”. This shot of a hilltop town in Italy on a foggy autumn day was named the winner. (Photo by Giulio Montini/Royal Meteorological Society’s Weather Photographer of the Year Awards) Continue reading »
Sprinkler Creates A Frozen Wonderland On This Golf Course After Temperatures Suddenly Drop
When someone tells you to imagine the perfect winter, the glorious scene of snow-covered hills and gently falling snowflakes likely pops up in your head. After all, the term White Christmas exists for a reason! It’s something we all want to see, especially during the Christmas month. Continue reading »
Spectacular Winning Photos from The Weather Photographer of the Year 2020 Awards
AccuWeather partnered with the Royal Meteorological Society on their “Weather Photographer of the Year” 2020 contest this year. As determined by the judges, Rudolf Sulgan is Weather Photographer of the Year for 2020.
“Blizzard”. The winning shot of a snowstorm in New York City. (Photo by Rudolf Sulgan/Royal Meteorological Society’s Weather Photographer of the Year Awards) Continue reading »
Spectacular Winning Photos From The 2019 Weather Photographer Of The Year
The Royal Meteorological Society (RMS) has announced the winner of its Weather Photographer of the Year award, with lightning strikes and billowing storms among the top entries. Gareth Mon Jones won the overall prize for his image of a cloud inversion filling the valley beneath him in Snowdonia.
“Above My Expectations”. The overall winning image was taken by Gareth Mon Jones at dawn in Snowdonia, north-west Wales. (Photo by Gareth Mon Jones/2019 Weather Photographer of the Year/RMetS) Continue reading »
This Little Cat Got Stuck In Ice Puddle At Russian -35°C Harsh Weather
Imagine you got stuck in ice while it’s -35°C weather around you? To us it seems like pure horror, and that was exactly how this little cat felt. The poor little cat crawled under a car at night to keep warm and sleep under it’s warm engine, but as the car went on its own way in the morning she was left stuck in ice with all of it’s four paws. Continue reading »
This Is Truly Heavenly Weather As Pictures Taken From An Airplane Cockpit Reveal What Pilots See From Above
An incredible view of thunderstorms light up the insides of clouds near a beautiful sky line. It looks like at cruising altitude the weather really hots up, with the flight deck revealing some amazing scenes. Thunderstorms light up the insides of clouds, lightening streaks across the sky like cracks in a windscreen, the northern lights sweep uninterrupted across the sky and the galaxy stretches on forever. The pictures were captured by senior first officer Christiaan van Heijst, a 33-year-old from the Netherlands, and his friend Daan Krans. Continue reading »
UK Weather Photographer Of The Year 2016
Sprite Lightning by Ben Cherry. “Taken while trying to photograph the milkyway and a pulsing lightning storm for off the coast of Costa Rica on the Pacific side. Midway through the 30 second exposure this shaft of light launched up into the atmosphere, this is called a sprite strike. It was the only one I saw and it was a very special experience”. (Photo by Ben Cherry/Weather Photographer of the Year 2016) Continue reading »
Photographer Uses Roadside Weather Cameras For Creepy Self Portraits
Tatu Gustafsson’s four-year-long Weather camera self-portraits project is an exercise in relinquishing artistic control. As a photography student, he found that he “didn’t really like the control that photographer has when he or she is taking a picture.” Continue reading »
Weather Phenomenon Causes One of the Driest Deserts to Burst into a Vibrant Flowery Field
Image © Mario Ruiz/EFE
Though the Atacama Desert in Chile is one of the driest places on the planet, it’s hardly recognizable at the moment. The typically barren landscape is absolutely covered in a vibrant floral bed. The most prominent characteristic of the area is its total lack of precipitation, yet exceptions do occur and plants and animals take advantage of these changes, bursting into action. This phenomenon of dormant or hibernating seeds blooming the spring after large rainfall is also known as “desierto forido,” or flowering desert.
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This Box Shows Tomorrow’s Weather On Your Table With Real Rain And Clouds
Ken Kawamoto, a software engineer by day and gadget inventor by night, likes to “break the barrier between the digital world and the real world ,” and he has done just that with his latest invention – the Tempescope. This little box can create real raindrops and clouds and simulate lightning and sunlight to show you the weather forecast or real-time weather display. Continue reading »
Winter Weather around the Northern Hemisphere
Temperatures have plunged in parts of Europe and further east. Among the hardest hit countries is Ukraine, where as many as 30 people have died on snow-covered streets, in hospitals and in their own homes in the past four days. Parts of France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy and Turkey have all seen heavy snowfalls.
A train makes its way through the snow-covered forest of Harz national park near Schierke, Germany. (Jens Schlueter/AP) Continue reading »
Londoners Enjoy The Warm Weather
Helen Mitchell, 24, from Newcastle smells a rose in a garden in Regents Park on September 27, 2011 in London, England. Much of the UK is enjoying a late spell of hot weather which is expected to last into next week. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Europe) Continue reading »
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