Category: Nature

Lightning Bolts Pictures






Cloud-to-ground lightning bolts are a common phenomenon—about 100 strike Earth’s surface every single second—yet their power is extraordinary. Each bolt can contain up to one billion volts of electricity. This enormous electrical discharge is caused by an imbalance...

biodiversity

Alarming Facts about Biodiversity






If estimated about 5-15 million species live on our planet earth. Only 1.75 million species have been described till now. Bacteria 4,000 Protoctists (algae, protozoa) 80,000 Animals – vertebrates 52,000 Animals – invertebrates 1,272,000 Fungi 72,000 Plants 270,000 Around...

Sandstorm

Amazing Sandstorms (20 pictures)






A dust storm or sandstorm is a meteorological phenomenon common in arid and semi-arid regions. Dust storms arise when a gust front or other strong wind blows loose sand and dirt from a dry surface. Particles are transported by saltation and suspension, a process that moves soil from one place and deposits it in...