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Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs during a thunderstorm. This discharge ..... Positive lightning typically makes up less than 5% of all lightning strikes. Positive lightning strikes tend to be much more intense than their  ...

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Dec 9, 2007 ... No one is sure why lightning bolts follow a zigzag path as they move. The main bolt or stroke will go back up to the cloud. It will make a flash of ...

www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-lightning.htm

If you hear the sound of thunder, then you are in danger from lightning. .... Hissing noises originate from such balls and they sometimes make a loud noise when ...

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The conditions needed to produce lightning have been known for some time. However, exactly how ... Mountains also make good targets. The reason for this is  ...

www.planet-science.com/categories/over-11s/natural-world/2012/06/what-causes-lightning.aspx

Have you ever got a static electricity shock? Or seen sparks when you take off your jumper? When lightning is made the same thing happens, but on a much ...

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Aug 25, 2009 ... 'how lightning is generated from fee miles above us. .... When you make ice collide, they don't really emit that "light" or that electricity thingy but ...

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Lightning! Zap! You just touched a metal doorknob after shuffling your rubber- soled feet across the carpet. Yipes! You've been struck by lightning! Well, not really ...

www.sciencemadesimple.co.uk/activity-blogs/lightning

May 23, 2012 ... Clouds may look fluffy and innocent, but they are actually active places. At their most exciting, they can create the wondrous effect of lightning.

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Lightning forks and rejoins itself over Table Mountain and Lion's Head in Cape Town, South Africa. Central Africa is the area of the world where lightning strikes  ...