"I will never forget the power of the storm front by low pressure area "Ela", as long as I live!
A violent supercell thunderstorm over western Germany on June 9th evening, leading to the deaths of six people, more than 30 were seriously injured and causing significant transport disruption. This supercell damages to the amount of 650 million Euro, through large hail, heavy rain, damaging gusts of wind (up to 150 km/h) and 113708 lightning strikes." Jakob Wagner
German photographer Jakob Wagner´s series of photos taken at the same place in Düsseldorf, Germany, over several years - shows the fantastic force of lightning. Every day over 8 million lightning bolts strike and at any given time there are about 2000 thunderstorms going on worldwide.
There is something really fascinating, terrifying, beautiful and scary about this phenomena. Enjoy this beautiful series!