Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs during an electrical
storm. ... A typical cloud to ground lightning flash culminates in the formation of an
May 23, 2012 ... How is lightning formed? Water and ice move around inside the cloud; forced up
by warm air currents, down by gravity, and compressed in the ...
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Aug 25, 2009 ... How lightning forms. Rob Mayeda ... STRANGE LIGHTNING STRIKES - Caught
on Camera and explained - Duration: 4:33. ... How is it formed?
It is at that point that we see lightning and hear thunder. A bolt of lightning heats
the air along its path causing it to expand rapidly. Thunder is the sound caused ...
The conditions needed to produce lightning have been known for some time.
However, exactly how lightning forms has never been verified so there is room for
May 27, 2010 ... The sky is filled with electric charge. In a calm sky, the positive (+) and negative (-
) charges are evenly spaced throughout the atmosphere.
Jan 17, 2005 ... How lightning and thunder work. ... Thunderstorms are caused by rapidly rising
and falling currents of air. The friction from this moving air ...
Perhaps the most known and powerful display of electrostatics in nature is a
lightning storm. Lightning storms are inescapable from humankind's attention.
Lightning Physics. Lightning is caused by the build up of electrostatic charge in
clouds. One region within the cloud builds up a positive charge and the other a ...
Nov 26, 2010 ... Brief, simplified description of the processes that cause lightning.