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Thunderstormized

Thunderstorm and rainclouds coming in at the IJssel near Doesburg.

When I consulted my weather app it showed I had about 15 minutes left to pack my gear, get on the bike and race back to my car. And that's exactly what I did, since I wasn't eager to get soaking wet, after all, a bit south floodings over 30 cm had already been reported. The downside of this rapid action was that I didn't have the chance to capture the moment the sun was briefly appearing in full red between the clouds...which I didn't expect at all, but in these conditions cloud patterns can change rapidly. Anyway there is always a good reason to go back for another shoot and I did arrive with dry clothes at my car ;-)

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Taken on May 20, 2012