What’s a lightning bolt ? | Natural Hub

During bad weather, children and adults alike dread the deafening sound of thunder when they see lightning in the sky.

This climatic phenomenon happens during storms.
Huge masses of air move and gain electricity charge by friction resulting in the accumulation of several charges in the huge black clouds.

The water molecules go up and get positive charges while the heavy water molecules remain at the base and get negative charges.

When the electrical load is too large, a discharge of lightning occurs between the areas of opposite charges, causing a huge spark and thus lightning in all its beauty is formed.

Lightning can occur between clouds and the ground or inside the cloud in several forms, it can be branched, fulminated or sinuous…

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