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10 Most Fascinating Natural Phenomena

Supercell is the name given to a continuously rotating updraft deep within a severe thunderstorm (a mesocyclone) and looks downright scary. They are usually isolated storms, which can last for hours, and sometimes can split in two, with one storm going to the left of the wind and one to the right.

Catatumbo Lightning-At the mouth of the Catatumbo River in Venezuela, a very unique mass of storm clouds swirls, creating the rare spectacle known as Catatumbo lightning. The storm occurs up to 160 nights a year, 10 hours per day and 280 times an hour.

Professional storm chaser

You know that urban legend about a dust devil picking someone up and carrying them a ways? Well, it's true. Here's to you, Grandma Lewis.