Mean thunderstorm over the Sperrin mountains captured from a freshly cut hay field outside Desertmartin on August 3rd 2014, this storm was organised due to decent speed shear aloft on a day with 1000 CAPE with a level 1 from ESTOFEX for tornadoes over N. Ireland. The storm was an impressive sight with solid cloud structure and dark base with a large lowering flashing with i-c lightning bolts, it then moved across Tobermore and Maghera sporting an impressive white core on radar at the top of the scale with torrential rainfall, hail stones and road flooding, this was the scene as the storm intensified min's before we punched its core and got up close and personal, read the report for more information.* All images are available for sale in the form of photo prints, canvas or digital files for licensing, if you are interested in a purchase simply drop me an email.