Definition : Lightning / phenomena / occur / during / storm.


1.the charges are separated by the turbulence in the cloud .
2. some of the negative charges are pushed down away from the surface, and a net positive charge is left on the surface
3. the positive and negative charges are pulled toward each other.
4. the invisible stroke that is called a stepped leader is formed.
5.the negative and positive parts of the stepped leader are connected in a conductive path from the cloud to the ground.
6. the negative charges are rushed down the ground and caused visible stroke.
7. the visible stroke is rushed upward, even though the charges are moved downward