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Alexander Gerst Captured Some Incredible Shots of Typhoon Trami from Space

European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Alexander Gerst recently shared a series of incredible images of Typhoon Trami from the International Space Station, where he is currently serving as Station Commander for Expedition 57. Trami was originally a category 5 super typhoon but has since weakened to a category 3 hurricane with sustained wind speeds of approximately 195 km/h (121 mph) as it prepares to make landfall in the Ryuku islands (southwest) of Japan this Friday. According to CNN, ‘Trami comes on the heels of Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which cut a…

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This Wingsuit POV Through a Cloud Tunnel is Blowing My Mind

Wingsuit pilots Luke Rogers and Chris Byrnes dive into an epic ‘cloud tunnel’ on their jump with Skydive Ramblers in Toogoolawah, Australia. The surreal footage was captured with a 360 view on a GoPro Fusion. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/wingsuit-pov-through-a-cloud-tunnel/

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Rocket Creates Sky Ripples When It Passes Through Ice Crystals in a Cirrus Cloud

In this rare and amazing amateur footage, a NASA rocket is seen going supersonic just as it is passing through ice crystals in a cirrus cloud, creating ripples in the sky that looks like shockwaves. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/rocket-creates-ripples-in-the-sky/

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Amazing Clouds on the I-90 in the Berkshire Mountains, MA

Photograph by the-crooked-compass on reddit Reddit user the-crooked-compass on reddit shared this amazing photo of his view on his drive work in the morning. The pic was snapped on the I-90 in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts. For more photos from the redditor check out his Instagram @cfmackey via the-crooked-compass on reddit Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/2018/02/amazing-clouds-on-the-i-90-in-the-berkshire-mountains-ma/

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Amazing Things Happen at the Grand Canyon and this Timelapse Captures Them Beautifully

Millions of visitors a year come to Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park, one of the seven natural wonders of the world and the most visited national park in the western United States. On extremely rare days when cold air is trapped in the canyon and topped by a layer of warm air, which in combination with moisture and condensation, form the phenomenon referred to as the full cloud inversion. In what resembles something between ocean waves and fast clouds, the Grand Canyon is completely obscured by fog, making the visitors…

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If You Get the Chance to See a Morning Glory Cloud, Do It

Photograph via solateor on reddit Last June, along the Lake Michigan shoreline at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, a Morning Glory cloud was spotted, much to the delight of everyone there. Nick Nerbonne was on hand to witness the rare meteorological phenomenon and took the incredible video embedded below which has been sped up to 4x the actual speed. Photograph via solateor on reddit Photograph via solateor on reddit Photograph via solateor on reddit Photograph via solateor on reddit Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/2017/09/morning-glory-roll-cloud-lake-michigan/

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Storm Cloud in Georgia Looks Like Tsunami in the Sky

An ominous storm cloud was recently sighted over Hinesville, Georgia on August 31st and it looked like an incoming sky tsunami. Local resident and photographer Johanna Hood took some amazing photos and videos of the incredible shelf cloud, which is typically a precursor to a big thunderstorm. [via Johanna Hood on Instagram] Video by Johanna Hood on Instagram Photograph by Johanna Hood on Instagram Photograph by Johanna Hood on Instagram A shelf cloud is a low, horizontal, wedge-shaped arcus cloud. A shelf cloud is attached to the base of the…

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