SkyWatch Friday: Approaching Storm

A storm approaching the island of Bali. June, 1987.

This is my post for Skywatch Friday, a meme for sharing views of the sky from all over the world.  To see more, or to join and share your own photos of the sky, click HERE.

I went to my archives to get this picture of an afternoon storm approaching the island of Bali.  You can see some sail boats at the extreme right of the photo — they were hurrying to the beach before the storm hit.

The picture above was scanned from a slide.

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17 Responses to “SkyWatch Friday: Approaching Storm”

  1. diane Says:

    Bali in Indonesia?? Storms make the sky dramatic. I feel sorry for all the people affected by the tornados. I hope you keep safe.

  2. Judy Says:

    George, I enlarged the photo, and I LOVE the texture of the water!

  3. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    I enlarged it, too, and the sailboats are beautiful as is the water! Terrific capture, George! Enjoy your weekend — hopefully it will be storm free!! Stay safe!


  4. Kim,USA Says:

    I don’t blame those people on the boat. To be caught in the middle of the sea with the storm is like counting your life to be done soon, ^_^ Thanks for sharing and happy weekend1

    Sky Watch

  5. sandra Says:

    i have never taking a photo of a storm coming since i got digital, i have one that if i can find it i will scan it and post.

  6. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    I can see the little boats. I like this picture because the sky and sea are all the same color.

  7. Rajesh Says:

    Wonderful shot of stormy sky.

  8. Tricia Says:

    Bali… *long sigh* – My thoughts are on the beach, now! =)

    Have fun, be safe, & GOD bless this holiday weekend!!! =)

  9. Mildred Says:

    That would not be a good place to be in a storm. It sure is a beautiful photo George. Have a safe and nice weekend. Will you be grilling out?

  10. Colin (HB) Says:

    Ah George – great memories of holidays in Bali.
    Afternoon storms were the “norm” – they didn’t last long!


  11. dayphoto Says:

    WOW! From a slide! Now that is a cool idea!


  12. Loren Says:

    Storm clouds NEVER CEASE TO AMAZE ME!! They seem to always make the best photos!!! 🙂 This past week when we had the severe weather and tornado warnings we all just stood outside admiring the clouds rolling in! 🙂

  13. busy bee suz Says:

    Scary and beautiful.

  14. Reader Wil Says:

    It seems that storms and tornadoes are occuring more and more all over the world. It’s scary!

  15. Neal Says:

    Very nice. Don’t think I would want to be in a boat.

  16. ladyfi Says:

    What a wonderful shot!

  17. sartenada Says:

    As a phenomenon storm is scary. I would not like to experience a storm.

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