Lightning is a massive electrostatic discharge between the electrically charged regions within clouds or between a cloud and the surface of a planet. The charged regions within the atmosphere temporarily equalize themselves through a lightning flash, commonly referred to as a strike if it hits an object on the ground. There are three primary types of lightning; from a cloud to itself (intra-cloud or IC); from one cloud to another cloud (CC) and between a cloud and the ground (CG). Although lightning is always accompanied by the sound of thunder, distant lightning may be seen but be too far away for the thunder to be heard.
Posts about Lightning
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    … would be liable for any injuries and subsequent injuries directly caused by the initial injury, whether they were foreseeable or not. Another exception would be an intervening event or superseding cause which breaks the chain of causation between the responsible party’s negligence and the victims injury. Acts of God (e.g., lightning, earthquakes, etc…

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  • How are the Powerball Odds Calculated?

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