The weather at Lake Victoria is unlike any other place on earth with thunderstorms and lightning strikes killing around 5,000 people a year.
Top picks of the year also include Solar Evaporation Ponds of Utah, Namibia's Namib Desert, Kazakhstan's Lake Alakol and Aurora Borealis over Canada.
An unusually high death toll has been recorded over the past two days even though fatalities due to the weather phenomenon are common in the region during monsoon season.
More than 70 people have been injured at Germany's Rock am Ring music festival following lightning strikes.
Lightning strikes in Paris and Hoppstaedten leave many injured, some in serious condition.
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