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When all hell breaks loose: Lightning tears the sky apart above the glow of the Chilean volcano
Daily Mail ^ | 12:25 PM on 6th June 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 06/06/2011 4:51:01 AM PDT by Niuhuru

Flames reach up to the heavens as lightning flashes criss-cross the sky.

These extraordinary images show the full force of Mother Nature as a Chilean volcano erupts for the first time in 50 years.

Ash has been thrown six miles up into the sky and the South American government has ordered the evacuation of thousands of residents.

Winds fanned the ash toward neighbouring Argentina, darkening the sky in the ski resort city of San Carlos de Bariloche, in the centre of the country, and its airport has also been closed.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: chile; eruption; volcano; weather
WOWZA!!!!!!!!!!!!
1 posted on 06/06/2011 4:51:09 AM PDT by Niuhuru
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To: Niuhuru

AMAZING!


2 posted on 06/06/2011 4:59:12 AM PDT by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: Niuhuru

The pictures are absolutely amazing! Thanks for posting.


3 posted on 06/06/2011 4:59:12 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Niuhuru

I wonder how many Priuses this eruption just negated.

My bet is every one that was ever made, or will ever be made.


4 posted on 06/06/2011 5:00:03 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Abathar

Man made Global Warming my ass.


5 posted on 06/06/2011 5:06:03 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Niuhuru
Wonderful pictures. As an aside, I wonder how much C02 is being emitted and how many years of globull warming restrictions are wiped out in a few days?
6 posted on 06/06/2011 5:11:12 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Niuhuru

7 posted on 06/06/2011 5:12:23 AM PDT by blam
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To: Niuhuru

I spent a few days in Bariloche last year. What a mess.


8 posted on 06/06/2011 5:20:00 AM PDT by IbJensen (Welfare: putting a cake under the sink expecting that it wont attract cockroaches.)
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To: Niuhuru

While The Won lowers the sea level, and he and his buddy Algore lower the urf’s fever, aren’t they also going to trap volcanoes and sequester all that gas?


9 posted on 06/06/2011 5:21:17 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: Truth29

First of all I want to thank God that He created our world with plate tectonics and volcanic activity. Without volcanoes continuously replenishing our atmosphere, our planet would be as dead as the moon.

Second, go read the comments after the article. One poster is commenting on how this one eruption is spewing more CO2 into the air than all human activity, and he is being attacked for having gotten his info from some “crank” website. One of the attacks mentions that “human activity is responsible for 100 times the amount of CO2 produced by all volcanoes.” The ignorance of the global warming crowd is truly mind boggling.


10 posted on 06/06/2011 5:25:14 AM PDT by henkster (Every member of Congress must put the fate of the nation over their next re-election campaign)
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To: Niuhuru

Thanks for the post, some really amazing photo’s.

My son does time lapse photography and it is an artform. With today’s digital cameras it is pretty amazing what you can do and how fast you can see the results.

But for some things the old fashioned film camera’s are still the thing. Few use them any more though.


11 posted on 06/06/2011 5:29:32 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Niuhuru

This is not news. We have spectacular video of the May 1980 Mt. Saint Helens eruption with spectacular lighting bolts in the huge volcanic plume. I believe they saw that also during the Mt. Pinatubo eruption in 1991.


12 posted on 06/06/2011 5:32:45 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: henkster
One of the attacks mentions that “human activity is responsible for 100 times the amount of CO2 produced by all volcanoes.” The ignorance of the global warming crowd is truly mind boggling.

I saw that liar's post too. "One hundred times the amount". Exactly because the unspecified "science" tells us so. At least when they make bald-faced lies, you would think they would pick a number other than a nice round one-hundred. Perhaps the liar could explain the Year Without A Summer of 1816 without invoking any mention of volcanoes or Mount Tambora.

Their currency of lies has inflated to Zimbabwe levels and surely there must soon be a crash.

13 posted on 06/06/2011 5:46:58 AM PDT by The Theophilus (Obama's Key to win 2012: Ban Haloperidol)
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To: OriginalChristian

Ping


14 posted on 06/06/2011 6:12:13 AM PDT by OriginalChristian (The end of America, as founded, began when the first Career Politician was elected...)
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To: Niuhuru

WOW! Looks like a prelude to hell.


15 posted on 06/06/2011 6:13:55 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Niuhuru
(I have skied Bariloche-- in my misspent yout'.)

I have often speculated that, since Grace does not blot out but perfects nature, God caused and then used such an event for some of the theophanies of the Old Testament. Psalm 18:6-14 comes to mind (once I do a little discrete checking of sources.)

16 posted on 06/06/2011 6:14:16 AM PDT by Mad Dawg (Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.)
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To: Niuhuru; SunkenCiv

WOW!

17 posted on 06/06/2011 6:15:52 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Niuhuru

Any chance the ash will block enough sunlight to cool things down?


18 posted on 06/06/2011 6:21:13 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: raybbr; darkwing104; paulycy

Scene worthy of use on a ZOT!


19 posted on 06/06/2011 6:27:53 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Marking time on the government's dime...)
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To: The Sons of Liberty
Any chance the ash will block enough sunlight to cool things down?

There's certainly a "chance" that it will. Mt. Pinatubo had some measurable global climatic effects for a few years. Wait and see how long this one erupts, and how much ash it injects into the stratosphere.

20 posted on 06/06/2011 6:38:49 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: RayChuang88

“This is not news.”

Hey, my friend, it is always news. These pics allow us once again to marvel at God’s Creation.


21 posted on 06/06/2011 8:11:42 AM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a tea party descendant - steeped in the Constitutional legacy handed down by the Founders)
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To: Niuhuru
Thanks for a thread to hang some pics on. :-)

Quite a spectacle..


An aerial handout photograph shows smoke and ash from an eruption in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain near Osorno city in south-central Chile June 5, 2011. A volcano dormant for decades erupted in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain in south-central Chile on Saturday, belching an ash cloud more than 6 miles (10 km) high that blew over the Andes and carpeted a popular ski resort in neighboring Argentina. Picture taken through a plane window. REUTERS/Air Force of Chile/Handout



Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain near southern Osorno city June 5, 2011. The volcano in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle chain, dormant for decades, erupted in south-central Chile on Saturday, belching ash over 6 miles (10 km) into the sky, as winds fanned it toward neighboring Argentina, and prompted the government to evacuate several thousand residents, authorities said. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado



Plume of ash, estimated six miles (10km) high and three mile wide is seen after a volcano erupted in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain, about 575 miles (920 km) south of the capital, Santiago . REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado



Lightning flashes around the ash plume at above the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano chain near Entrelagos June 5, 2011. The volcano in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle chain, dormant for decades, erupted in south-central Chile on Saturday, belching ash over 6 miles (10 km) into the sky, as winds fanned it toward neighboring Argentina, and prompted the government to evacuate several thousand residents, authorities said. Picture taken June 5. REUTERS/Carlos Gutierrez

22 posted on 06/06/2011 7:53:44 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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