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Why does it rain harder after a flash of lightning?

March 12, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Weather

That it often rains harder after a vivid flash of lightning and heavy peal of thunder is a fact well known to meteorologists. Strictly speaking, however, the rain gush, as weather experts call it, is caused by neither the lightning nor the thunder. According to the United States Weather Bureau, a cloud is electrified when …

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