The Supermoon made its appearance right on schedule Sunday, Aug. 10, shining 30 percent brighter than the traditional full moon.
AccuWeather.com Astronomy Facebook fans captured the moment around the world.
The perigee full Moon shone brighter in the sky at the same time as the Perseid meteor showers, which peak Aug. 11-13.
Full moon in Slovenia. (Photo/Facebook fan Nataša Mihorič Pirc)
Supermoon seen through the clouds in Mandalay City, Myanmar. (Photo/Facebook fan Koko Chit)
Supermoon in Singapore. (Photo/Facebook fan Laurentcia Arlany)
Supermoon at 8:18 p.m. EDT from Amsterdam, New York. (Photo/Facebook fan Chris Loft)
Supermoon from Ginter Park, Richmond, Virginia. (Photo/Facebook fan Shutterbatte Photography)
Supermoon rising in Tuckerton, New Jersey. (Photo/Facebook fan Dorothy Abraham Rubinstein)
Supermoon from Sea Isle City, New Jersey. (Photo/Facebook fan Tim Barron)
And finally, Supermoon from the International Space Station by Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev.
As the death toll climbs early this week, thunderstorms will continue to disrupt rescue and recovery efforts across the Kathmandu Valley.
Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain will continue to push eastward across the upper Gulf Coast and re-fire farther west in Texas into Monday night.
Temperatures are starting off on a cool note before milder air moves in for the middle of the week in much of the Northeast.
Severe storms pummeled parts of eastern Texas Sunday into early Monday morning with softball-sized hail, damaging winds and tornadoes.
Damaging wind and hail as large as softballs have been the main threats, and will continue to be into early Monday morning.
Bouts of heavy rain will once again visit the Southeast this week, bringing the threat of flooding and travel delays.
Venus, TX (1990)
Winds gusted to 70 mph.
Monclova, Mexico (1994)
102 degrees with a dew point of -10 degrees.. 1% relative humidity.
Boston, MA (1994)
A 20 degree jump in temperature in just 10 minutes.