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.

 

Answer

No, it is not safe to carry an umbrella in case of a thunderstorm.

A thunderstorm is accompanied by lightning. 

The lightning might travel along the metallic rod of the umbrella and cause an electric shock to the person holding it.

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 15 Class 8 - Some Natural Phenomena

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