The build-up is often discharged from cloud to ground (fork lighting) with bolts travelling at 14,000mph and heating the air around it to an astonishing 30,000C, or the equivalent of five times hotter than the surface of the sun.
What does CG stand for?
CG stands for Cloud to Ground (lightning)
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A splintered pitchfork sparks from cloud to ground.
Within two days, sensors along the storm track detected more than 59,000 flashes from cloud to ground, reports Richard E.