Monthly Archives: September 2016

Rumbling around

Following the radar images on Metcheck.com, I could tell the rain was heading this way, but I hadn’t anticipated quite so much thunder to go with it! The rain was heading from the south, but this was the view to the north-east before the rain arrived.

Dragon Goes Wild - 13th September  - Thunderstorm

I still haven’t managed to get my timing right to take a photo of lightning, but I did get lucky with a video, and was able to take a still from that…. it does look really weird, with the glow from the lightning above the main cloud.

Dragon Goes Wild - 13th September  - Thunderstorm

After the storm passed by, it was like a different day’s weather entirely – there was a really clear halo around the sun as it seemed to break through the clouds.

Dragon Goes Wild - 13th September  - Thunderstorm


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A pair of cloudscapes

Following on from yesterday’s cloudscapes, I took these photos one straight after the other, but looking in slightly different directions for each. It’s interesting to see how different the colour of the sky looks, but also the way the clouds had spread out in the second photo.

Dragon Goes Wild - Day 98 - Cloudscape

The vapour trail can clearly be seen in both photos, so you can see how they should line up – the second picture is off to the left of the first one.

Dragon Goes Wild - Day 98 - Cloudscape


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