You will have witnessed the raging fury of a thunderstorm many times in your life, but have you ever seen a thunderstorm up-close-and-personal? Here are some photos of thunderstorms that were taken from airplanes; they will bring the magnificence of nature right to your screens:
1. A dramatic deluge on the rugged terrain of Basque Country.
2. A refreshing shower pouring down on a neighborhood on the outskirts of Paris.
3. A dark and furious rainstorm pouring down in Bangkok.
4. View of a storm pouring down over Chiangmai in China.
5. View of stormy clouds captured from an airplane.
6. A sea of foam-like clouds forming a blanket in the atmosphere.
7. Taken from above the thick clouds of a storm.
8. View of a tundra wetland getting an extra dose of moisture as an incoming storm lets loose.