How much power does a thunderstorm can have?

As a human we all have seen and once think about how much power does a lighting have right… so you will be shocked to know that a Single Thunderstorm can have around 1,000,000,000 joules of energy, that is a lot of power in every lightning bolt!

Each year, over one and a half billion lightning flashes are released into our atmosphere, so you can imagine just how much energy is created by this one source alone.

“If all its energy could be captured, an average lightning bolt would provide about 5 billion joules, equivalent to 0.85 barrels of oil. But there are problems capturing all of this, not least that the electrical energy arrives sporadically in time and place

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