Standard Chartered WPOTY 2023 Shortlist

The public vote has now closed for the Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year 2023, but you can still enjoy the 25 finalists' images below. This collection showcases the capacity of the world's weather for both awe-inspiring power and tranquil beauty, as well as narrating stories about the impacts of climate change. Highlights include rare red sprite lightning, dramatic tornadoes, ice-covered landscapes, flood-filled streets and devastating forest fires.