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Why does the flash of lighting reach earlier than the sound of thunder? - Physics

Short Note

Why does the flash of lighting reach earlier than the sound of thunder?

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Solution

The flash of light reaches earlier than the sound of thunder because the speed of light (its 3 x 108) is much larger than the speed of sound in air (its 330 m/s).

Concept: Lightning and Lightning Safety
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Frank Class 9 Physics ICSE
Chapter 7 Sound
Exercise | Q 28 | Page 286
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