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At least 10 lightning strikes seen

3.7.2022 at 16.00 - 17.00 - Lappeenranta (III)
Terhi Törmälä

I followed the thunderstorm situation all day and finally four of them started happening in Lappeenranta as well. I had chosen the Luukkaansalmi bridge as the anchorage point and it turned out (once again) to be the right place. The catch was one flash photo and a couple of nice avalanches. And finally the rainbow.

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

At least 10 lightning strikes seen

3.7.2022 at 12.53 - Kuusamo, Käylä (III)
Jani Päiväniemi, Ursa (Pohjois-Suomi)

It was my son's birthday and the thunder came in the middle of the party. We saw a lot of lightning and I shot a clip with my cell phone where one strike was recorded. Picture taken from the video.

Images: 2 pcs

At least 10 lightning strikes seen

3.7.2022 at 11.00 - 13.00 - Nurmes (IV)
Eero Karvinen

The frontal zone, together with the high moisture in the lower troposphere and the cooled middle troposphere, created a suitable base for thunderstorms. Thunderstorm development started in the morning hours near Kuopio, rapidly intensifying from small cells to MCS. Pictures taken from the observation tower in Ylä-Valtimo. The lightning was mainly cloud lightning, but some really nice ground lightning was recorded on the camera. Shot using a trigger. In the quadrilateral, the cell shortly before the crossing. The development of convection was very fast. EDIT added as an illustration the body fr...

Images: 5 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Search result contains observations from time period 3.7.2022 klo 00.01 - 3.7.2022 klo 23.59.