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PHOTOS: Flashes in the night sky

Last updated on: July 17, 2012 09:05 IST

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One of the most beautiful displays in nature, here is a presentation of some amazing pictures of lightning captured by ace lensmen.

Lightning during a storm under the Memorial Center in Potocari, near Srebrenica Bosnia.

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Photographs: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

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Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain near Osorno city in Chile. 

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Photographs: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
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Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul, Iceland. 

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Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

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Volcanic lightning or a dirty thunderstorm is seen above Shinmoedake peak as it erupts, between Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures, in Japan. 

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Photographs: Minami-Nippon Shimbun/Reuters

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Lightning flashes around the ash plume above the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano chain near Entrelagos, Chile.

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Photographs: Carlos Gutierrez/Reuters

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Lightning strikes as Mount Merapi volcano erupts spewing out towering clouds of hot gas and debris, as seen from Ketep village in Magelang, Indonesia's Central Java province.

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Photographs: Beawiharta/Reuters

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Lightning illuminates the sky offshore Beirut. 

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Photographs: Jamal Saidi/Reuters
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Lightnings strike over buildings during a thunderstorm in Berlin. 

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Photographs: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters
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Lightning strikes behind the Mandalay Bay and the Luxor hotel casinos as a thunderstorm passes through Las Vegas, Nevada. 

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Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters

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A sunflower field is seen in stormy weather near Donzere, southern France. 

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Photographs: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

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Lightning strikes the CN Tower during a thunderstorm in Toronto. 

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Photographs: Mark Blinch/Reuters

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Lightning flashes behind Memorial Stadium at the University of Oklahoma. 

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Photographs: Brandon Wade/Reuters

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Lightning illuminates the sky during a thunderstorm over the Swiss Federal Palace in Bern. 

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Photographs: Michael Buholzer/Reuters
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Lightning strikes over buildings during a thunderstorm in Belgrade. 


Photographs: Marko Djurica/Reuters

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