Monthly Archives: July 2021

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Thunderstorms also strike in winter

By |July 28th, 2021|Non classé|

It is well known to all that lightning is more present in summer. However, thunderstorms also strike during the winter periods. They are obviously rarer, but are often the most violent. In Western Europe, 58% of stormy episodes qualified as very violent (greater than 100kA) occur in winter, compared to 9% in summer, as [...]

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Do you know where does the thunder come from?

By |July 21st, 2021|Non classé|

The specific sound of the thunder comes from the rise of the pressure with electrodynamic origin. This overpressure disappears when the strike is off, producing an acoustic shockwave. The acoustic strength depends on the form, the length, the intensity and shortness of the lightning strike. Find answers to your questions on the [...]