why is the flash of lightening seen before the sound of thunder is heard?

why is the flash of lightening seen before the sound of thunder is heard?
Category: General Reference 9 years ago
sarala
Asked 9 years ago

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Light travels faster. Hence, lightening is seen before thunder.
Gulshan Kumar Ajmani
Answered 9 years ago
Gulshan Kumar Ajmani

Light having faster travelling speed in compare of sounds. So that's the reason we can see the lightning first and then its sound.
AKP
Answered 8 years ago
AKP

Light having faster travelling speed in compare of sounds. So that's the reason we can see the lightning first and then its sound.
AKP
Answered 8 years ago
AKP

The speed of the light travelling is faster and that's why the flash is seen first and after a while the sound is heard. The same is with aeroplanes. Where the sound of the plane is coming from, the plane is always way ahead of it.
Abhijit Dnyaneshwar Bangal
Answered 7 years ago
Abhijit Dnyaneshwar Bangal

Very common theory exist. As light travel faster than sound. Hence, light appear first.
Bol Bachchan
Answered 6 years ago
Bol Bachchan

light is faster
Aakash Agarwal
Answered 7 years ago
Aakash Agarwal

light travels faster
arjun sai
Answered 8 years ago
arjun sai

Light is faster than sound, thats why we see lightening before thunder
sreevani
Answered 7 years ago
sreevani

Light travels faster than the sound.
V.R.JOTHIBASSU
Answered 7 years ago
V.R.JOTHIBASSU

This is because light travels more fast than sound so we can see lightening first than sound.
Sasikanth
Answered 7 years ago
Sasikanth

This is one simple reason behind this, the speed of light is far too fast than speed of sound which is limited to almost 343 meter apx per second compared to 3,00000 km of light's speed.
suni51
Answered 7 years ago
suni51

Obviously light is faster than sound
rambabu
Answered 7 years ago
rambabu

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