In Chile, A Lightning Storm Breaks Out Above An Erupting Volcano

Chilean photographer Francisco Negroni has caught jaw-dropping photos of lightning strikes alongside an erupting volcano.

1. This is the eruption of the Cordón Caulle volcano in central Chile in 2011.

Francisco Negroni / Via

2. The pictures are an incredible glimpse of the power of nature.

Francisco Negroni / Via

3. This is the volcano on the second day of eruption.

Francisco Negroni / Via

4. A large smoke and ash plume from the eruption could be seen from different regions in Chile.

Francisco Negroni / Via

5. You can see the lava glowing inside the volcano while lightning strikes the smoke plume.

Francisco Negroni / Via
Francisco Negroni / Via
Francisco Negroni / Via
Francisco Negroni / Via

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Matt Tucker is the UK picture editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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