The Audibility of Thunder

Abstract

IT has been stated that thunder is not usually heard at a greater distance than about twelve miles. This may be so during the day, but at night it can frequently be heard at a much greater distance from its point of origin. Some years ago I timed an interval between flash and sound over the sea, and found it to be more than two minutes. During the storm of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/104132a0

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