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Why does the thunder roll?


The volume fluctuations of rolling thunder can be due to the zigzag and often forked shape of a bolt, differences in air density along the mostly vertical lightning channel and soundwaves bouncing off clouds – a combination of sound dulled and distorted by distance as well as echoes

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