Top-end thunderstorm by Tony Middleton

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The thunderstorm in this photograph was taken on the top-end wetlands late in the build up season…only weeks before this area was a dustbowl, yet weeks later it becomes a floodplain ! As the storm surged across the lush plains it dumped heavy rain and some shortlived reprieving cool winds.

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buildup, climate, clouds, cumulus, darwin, guster, gustfront, kakadu, lightning, lush, northern, nt, outflow, season, shelfcloud, storm, territory, thunder, thunderstorm, topend, tropical, tropics, weather, wet, wetlands, wids

Comments

  • John Conway
    John Conwayover 7 years ago

    awesome view of ‘mother nature’ Tony, would have been great to witness this first hand.

    Johno

  • Cliff Vestergaard
    Cliff Vestergaardover 7 years ago

    unreal awsome photo the light in this and tones are magic.

  • Achim Casties
    Achim Castiesover 7 years ago

    Dramatic scenery – Australia at its best.

  • kseriphyn
    kseriphynover 7 years ago

    Wow! So dramatic, like a scene from Independence Day.

  • Craig Watson
    Craig Watsonover 7 years ago

    Ditto to all the above comments… what more can I say!!!

  • Vansk
    Vanskabout 7 years ago

    amazing how the bottom of the cloud echoes the form of the land below it…

  • Benjamin Scheurer
    Benjamin Scheurerabout 7 years ago

    outstanding!…………………………………………

  • rock
    rockabout 7 years ago

    Powerful image!!!!!

  • Tony Middleton
    Tony Middletonabout 7 years ago

    Thanks for your comments everyone ! – sorry if i’m late responding here on this..

  • Kayleen West
    Kayleen Westabout 7 years ago

    Wow. A one in a million shot!

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