A 2011 lightning storm in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.
Lightning in Šumava National Park in the Czech Republic in 2013.
Arizona is world-renowned for its spectacular lightning displays. Here, lightning strikes the town of Tucson.
A 2012 lightning strike in Rome.
A summer storm in a small village in southwestern Slovakia in 2013.
A composition of 13 images taken between 11 p.m. and midnight during a July monsoon storm in Phoenix.
Part of a time-lapse series, this photo was taken in front of the Center for Biofilm Engineering at Montana State University, Bozeman, in 2014.
A reader’s backyard view of Tucson, Arizona, as another summer monsoon storm hits the city.
A reader on Florida’s Captiva Island looks west at lightning over the Gulf of Mexico in 2014. See more.
Lightning strikes Toronto’s CN Tower, the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere.
A summer thunderstorm in Bonn, Germany.

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