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The weather department has predicted that a thunderstorm is likely to occur on a certain day. Suppose you have to go out on that day. Would you carry an umbrella? Explain.


Solution

No, we should not carry an umbrella in a thunderstorm because thunderstorms are generally accompanied by lightning. Electric discharge from the clouds can travel through the metallic rod of the umbrella during lightning. This may give an electric shock to the person who is carrying it. Hence, it is not safe to carry an umbrella during lightning.

Science
NCERT
Standard VIII

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