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Harm of discharge of thunder in village is worse than cities?

  1. Jun 19, 2009 #1
    hi. my question:why the harm of discharge of thunder in village is worse than cities?
     
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  3. Jun 19, 2009 #2

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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi pmehnati! Welcome to PF! :wink:
    Is it worse?

    Can you show us a link that establishes that? :smile:
     
  4. Jun 19, 2009 #3
    Re: discharge

    I think that's true. In my area, sometime there are reports of thunder deads and only from the countryside.
    Probably because in the city, all high objects are protected by lightning rods so people in the street are safe, people are too small compared to buildings and the like. There are not many large pieces of land in the city, but in the countryside there are a lot. If you are standing in the field and the charged cloud above, you are unprotected.
     
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