Instant Rain, Just Add Thunder
A thunder clap cueing an instant and intense downpour of rain.


(permanent link) added: 2012-02-25 23:37:41 sponsor: Bario (last reply: 2012-02-27 06:13:51)

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Bob's car has broken down, far from civilisation, and he is forced to walk to the nearest phone. As he takes his first steps, a thunderclap sounds over-head and it begins pouring with rain.

Often used as comedy, the instant rainstorm, almost always preceded by a thunder-clap, relies on Willing Suspension of Disbelief. In reality, though thunder may coincidentally cue a rain storm, lightning (and thunder) are unrelated to the occurence of rain, and will more likely sound during a large storm.
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