Lightning is a natural electric shock. In it the lightning is accompanied by a flash generated by the passage of energy and by thunder.
The rays can have an intensity between 5000A and 2 000 000A. High intensity rays can cause very serious damage.
There are two types of lightning, lightning strikes the ground and lightning strikes between clouds.
Lightning strikes that hit the ground can be either downward or upward rays.
The average annual lightning strike on earth is 16,000,000.
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Descending ray Ascending ray
Lightning cloud - cloud