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The town of Tororo in Uganda had thunder on an average of 251 days each year during the period 1967-1976, the highest number on recordWe heard the boom of thunder just as we were getting ready to leave for our picnic.

The town of Tororo in Uganda had thunder on an average of 251 days each year during the period 1967-1976, the highest number on record.

The flight was canceled due to a severe thunderstorm.

The sound of thunder broke the silence of the night.

The fireworks burst in the air with brilliant colors and thunderous explosions.

The sky was split by the crashing of thunder.

Niagara Falls takes its name from a Mohawk Indian word meaning 'thunder of waters.'

A herd of horses thundered across the prairie.

We will never surrender, thundered the general.

We could hear the thundering sound of the waterfall from miles away.

The thunder of the earthquake could be heard from a great distance.

We could hear bombs thundering in the night as we approached the capital city.

When I was little, my parents told me that thunder was the sound that was made when the angels went bowling.

If you count the number of seconds between seeing lightning and hearing thunder, you can determine how many miles away the lightning struck.

An Armenian proverb observes that thunder clouds do not always give rain.

A Chinese proverb states that words whispered on earth are heard in heaven like thunder; evil done in dark places the gods see like lightning.

W. H. Auden once wrote that death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.

Find someone who loves the sound of thunder.


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