The extraordinary photographs capture the incredible moments a 'supercell' storm reared up against a backdrop of lightning (Pic:Mike Hollingshead/Solent)

A HUGE storm rears up like a giant tidal wave, sparking horizontal bolts of lightning.

Mike Hollingshead took this snap in Nebraska, USA.

The storm chaser, 35, said: “I’ve seen some cool storms but this one takes the cake.”