Facts about thunder storms

(1) The intense heat from lightning causes the surrounding air to rapidly expand and create a sonic wave and that is what causes thunder!

(2) The avarage tempature of lightning is around 20000 C !

(3) Astraphobia is a fear of thunder and lightning!

(4) Thunder is difficult to hear at distances over 12 miles!

(5) every time there is lightning there is thunder , you cannot have one or the other !

(6) Thunder storms cause 100 deaths and more than 100 injuries in a year !

(7) Thunder can be hear not only in thunder storms but also when it snows!

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