if the earth were flat, water would cover everything in a layer two miles deep
if you don’t have a telescope projector or welder’s glass to watch a solar eclipse, just look for the nearest tree. The shadows it casts will be in the same crescent shape of the eclipsing sun as an inverted image of it projects through gaps in the leaves.
“monster” waves at over 100 ft. tall can suddenly appear at sea when there is no storm to cause them
socks and shoes may be knocked off if struck by lightning
once in England, because of a water spout, it rained frogs
glass is made of sand
You can find more weird facts about weather at funology.com.
moon bows are rare, only seen at night when the moon is low and almost full, similar to a rainbow
colored moons are due to different atmospheric issues and could turn to colors such as blue, orange, and red
a fire whirl is either a tornado spinning too close to a forest fire or a whirl created from too much heat in the area
a fire rainbow is extremely rare: it occurs only when the sun is high, allowing light to pass through high-altitude cirrus clouds with a high content of ice crystals
ball lightning is lightning that moves much slower than normal, could be as large as 8 ft. in diameter, and can cause great damage
sprites, jet, and elves are cores, glows, and discharges that appear in regions near thunderstorms