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Why does thunder rumble?

  1. Myn Is Me profile image70
    Myn Is Meposted 5 years ago

    Why does thunder rumble?


  2. whonunuwho profile image80
    whonunuwhoposted 5 years ago

    When lightning occurs, the air around the sudden heat of the bolt is super heated and this is what causes thunder and its rumbling sound. Compressed air around the channel of where the bolt occurs explodes in the process to create the sounds we hear.It is heated as much or more than 100 times the normal temperature and causes the rapid expansion of air.

  3. ackman1465 profile image60
    ackman1465posted 5 years ago

    Thunder is the result of Angels, in Heaven, bowling.    When they do, there is, necessarily, a rumbling of their balls rollling down the alleys (above us).......  There is no need to be frightened, of course....... since the balls are not likely to fall down from the clouds above and clobber us.....

  4. Bits-n-Pieces profile image78
    Bits-n-Piecesposted 5 years ago

    A rumbling is heard when the disturbance of the air extends over a great distance. The air waves set up at different points reach our ears at different moments, and so produce a continuous sound.