In this episode we travel into the heart of a thunderstorm, to see the disastrous potential of lightning, the devastation that can be caused by hail and the extent to which a dust storm can disrupt lives. We explore the risks inherent in each of these. We see the difficulty in predicting these. Can science change this? How else can we gear up against this hazard. Journey into a thunderstorm in this episode of Decoding Disasters.