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How does positive cloud-to-ground lightning strike so far away from its origin?

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2021-09-30

A bolt of cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning forms if a lightning leader develops out of the cloud and reaches the ground. Positive CG (+CG) lightning is formed by a downward positive leader and transfers positive charge into the ground.

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https://phys.org/news/2021-09-positive-cloud-to-ground-lightning.html