torre eiffel

Image: Lightning strikes the Eiffel Tower in Paris on July 27 2013 (© Bertrand Kulik/Caters News)

estatua libertad

Lightning bolt appears to strike the Statue of Liberty in New York. New York photographer Jay Fine

puente de la Bahía San Francisco USA

Bay Bridge, San Francisco, CA, EUA (atingida simultaneamente por 8 raios)

el vaticano

BLUE IT Lightning strikes St. Peter’s basilica during a storm in the Vatican City on Feb. 2013 — the same day Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation. (Photo: Alessandro Di Meo / EPA va NBC News)

río de janeiro

Lightning bolt strikes the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio-de-Janeiro, Brazil, 16 January,

torre eiffel

Eiffel Tower embraced by lightening

estatua libertad

United States—In New York Harbor the Statue of Liberty weathers a lightning storm against the sparkle of the New Jersey shore. Although this bolt missed the monument, a few are estimated to strike Lady Liberty each year. Photograph by Jay Fine.