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Everything you wanted to know about of how lightning works and its properties. Also contains a section on the water cycle. This site is part of HowStuffWorks.com.
Richard Hammond sits in a car struck by an 800,000V lightning bolt, explaining the physics of a faraday cage. Nail biting!
Information on the high energy radiation which strikes the Earth from space.
Models for the charge buildup which leads to lightning discharges suggest a buildup of a strong negative charge layer near the bottom of the cloud and the formation of a positive ground shadow
Why is it so difficult to predict when and where the next major earthquake will strike?
A page from the BBC about storms.
Article on the science of thunder and lightning. But how do clouds come by all this energy, and couldn't we put it to good use?
Tips on how to guarantee your safety in a storm. Includes an explanation of faraday cages.
This site focuses on the causes and effects of lightning as well as analyzing a wide variety of atmospheric measurements related to thunderstorms.
Photographs of lightning, tornadoes, storms floods and other extreme weather.
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