Unstable conditions with frequent night time thunderstorms over the north Adriatic region in the last few days have drawn out many storm chasers, photographers and enthusiasts. Cold upper levels, warm Adriatic sea combine for some of the best thunderstorms of the season. Here is a compilation of some of the best lightning shots posted this week.


Lightning over Zagreb last night. Source: Hrvoje Crnjak – Hrvoje Crnjak Photogaphy via Crometeo

Offshore Istra last night. Source: Samantha Smilovic – Samantha S Photography

Random locations in Friuli, Veneto, SW Slovenia and Istra. Source: Marko Korošec – Weather-Photos.net

Over Friuli last night. Source: Jure Batagelj – Jurkos.com

Last evening over the central Adriatic sea, south of Dubrovnik, Croatia. Source: Boris Bašić via Storm chasers Dubrovnik

Over Sacile, NE Italy. Source: Francesco Netto

Last night over Zagreb, Croatia. Source: Petar Krešimir Furjan Photography

Lightning over Zagreb last night. Source: Zvonimir Katančić via Crometeo

Lightning over Karlovac, Croatia last night. Source: Demjan Rožman via Crometeo