Category: General Studies-1

Thunderstorm and Lightning

Thunderstorms and Lightning All thunderstorms and lightning are dangerous. Every thunderstorm produces lightning, which could kill people. Cattle are also vulnerable to lightning. It is the lightning that produces thunder in a thunderstorm. Lightning is unpredictable, which increases the risk to individuals and property. Persons struck by lightning often report a variety of long-term, debilitating […]

what is Cloudburst?

A cloudburst is an extreme amount of precipitation, sometimes with hail and thunder, which normally lasts no longer than a few minutes but is capable of creating flood conditions. Colloquially, the term cloudburst may be used to describe any sudden heavy, brief, and usually unforecastable rainfall. Rainfall rate equal to or greater than 100 mm […]