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Green Thunderstorms

PHOTO Aftermath of a big storm cell that hit Gosford and the Central Coast. Taken from Merewether Baths, Newcastle. (Facebook Rob Lord)

Green Thunderstorms

Margaret Smyth, member 17515, recently told us about the extraordinary thunder and hailstorms in Australia in December.

CAS founder, Gavin Pretor-Pinney commented “the colour of recent hailstorm clouds over Sydney had a distinctive green colour. This colouration is something that has often been observed in particularly fierce hailstorms, but is still little understood”.

You can see an article about this on the ABC Australia website

  • Wang Yinglun avatar

    Wang Yinglun

    January 10, 2019 at 2:48 am

    It’s so beautiful. It’s like a picture in a movie.

  • Bruce Coyne avatar


    January 18, 2019 at 12:32 am

    Beautiful and scary.

  • Steve Brown avatar


    May 15, 2019 at 5:46 pm

    it a wow so beautiful

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