The storm formed right over the veteran chaser.
And a lightning strike in France lasted 7.74 seconds. It now holds the record for the longest-duration lightning flash.
A few tourists caught on the Mall during a sudden thunderstorm Sunday huddled under trees.
The sky lit up with strobe-like lightning for at least two hours as torrential rain poured down.
This eye-popping photo provides an incredible look at the anatomy of a lightning strike.
You can often watch these lightning extravaganzas from tens of miles away.
This is quite possibly the scariest thing about thunderstorms.
Cloud-to-ground and sheet lightning lit up the sky for hours as the storms crawled across the region.
Lightning photography is not for the faint of heart, but it can be exciting and the results are striking.
In the video, fingers of plasma emerge from the clouds and branch out, inching toward the ground.