Rare footage of volcanic lightning storm captured during eruption of a Japanese volcano

German videographer Marc Szeglat managed to capture video of an extremely rare volcanic lightning storm in the plume of Sakurajima, a highly active volcano location on the Japanese island of Kyushu. The phenomenon, also known as a dirty thunderstorm, occurs when particles from the eruption collide to produce static charges.

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  1. Pingback: [VIDEO] ‘Dirty Thunderstorm': Rare Footage of Volcanic Lightning Storm Captured During Eruption of a Volcano on Kyushu Island | pundit from another planet

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