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Meet the expert storm chasers, and understand the science behind the world's most violent weather wonders.

From 22 March, Thursdays at 20:10 you can watch Weather Gone Viral on Discovery Family (DStv channel 136) and streaming live on DStv Now.

When it comes to weather, reality is stranger than fiction. Meet the expert storm chasers and meteorologists, and be amazed as each episode explores the science behind the world’s most violent atmospheric conditions. Weather is always on the move, with conditions constantly in flux. Despite the best weather predictions available, out-of-control, wild weather is sometimes unavoidable.

Weather Gone Viral reveals violent storms and extreme weather events, all caught on camera. These incredible images resemble scenes from movies, but these weather wonders are real, from a motorist’s close-up view of a tsunami to an avalanche on the Matterhorn.

More spectacular images include:

Tornadoes in outer space

A volcanic eruption that creates a sonic boom

A thick fog that makes the Grand Canyon vanish from sight

For more interesting documentaries, tune into DStv Now.

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