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Thunder is the sound of lightning.

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Which one can you see -thunder or lightning?

you can see lightning


Can you see thunder or lightning?

You see lighting and hear thunder.


Why do you see thunder after you see the flash of lightning?

You don't see thunder. You hear thunder. You hear thunder after seeing the lightning because light travels faster than sound. The further the storm away is, the bigger the time between when you see the lightning and hear the thunder.


Why do you often hear thunder when you see lightning?

Thunder is always heard after lightning flashes. The sounds from thunder can be heard from miles away, but you can see lightning and NOT hear thunder. Never the other way around.


Can you have thunder with out lightning?

Thunder and lightning always occur together. However, sometimes it is so far away that you see the lightning but cannot hear the thunder, and sometimes the cloud cover is so thick that you can hear the thunder but cannot see the lightning.


What are warning signs you can look for lightning and thunder?

when you see dark clouds then lightning hits after lightning strikes then comes thunder


Does thunder cause lightning or does lightning cause thunder. Explain?

Lightning causes thunder. Lightning is a massive electrical discharge that you see as a bolt or flash of light. Thunder is the sound caused when the lightning superheats the air, creating a shockwave.


Does thunder cause lightning or does lightning cause thunder explain?

Lightning causes thunder. Lightning is a massive electrical discharge that you see as a bolt or flash of light. Thunder is the sound caused when the lightning superheats the air, creating a shockwave.


How are thunder and lightning different?

"Thunder is noise. Lightning is a bolt of electricity coming down from the sky. You always see lightning before you hear thunder because light travels faster than sound." You can get hit by lightning but not by thunder. Lightning hits the ground but thunder does not.


Is thunder the same as lightning?

Thunder and lightning occur roughly at the same time during a thunderstorm, but they are different things. Typically you see the lightning first and then you hear the thunder.


Does thunder happened first?

No, thunder reaches the observer after they see lightning.


Why is there a delay between the lightning an thunder?

There is a delay between seeing the lightning and hearing the thunder because the speed of light (lightning) is much faster than the speed of sound (thunder). Thus, you SEE lightning first, and then you HEAR thunder later.

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