How to use Thunder in a sentence
Lightning flashed around them and thunder rumbled.
Thunder clapped and echoed through the hills.
The room lit up with a bright flash of lightening, and thunder rattled the windowpane.
Lightening flashed in the east and thunder rumbled a posthumous threat.
The boom of thunder and a bright glare made her eyes open.Advertisement
Thunder echoed in the distance and lightening flashed.
Thunder growled a deep rumbling warning.
But to the west of this, except in the Rocky Mountain region where storms are numerous, the frequency steadily diminishes, and along the Pacific coast there are large areas where thunder occurs only once or twice a year.
Immediately a clap of thunder made the room shudder.
Lightning flashed brilliantly and a clap of thunder followed.Advertisement
Had a great thunder storm here on Wednesday night.
Thunder rumbled in the distance and Cade's chin slumped to his chest.
Thunder had never bothered him, even as a child.
There followed a rip of thunder.
Thunder was rumbling in the distance as she grabbed her phone off the headstone and started back to Ed.Advertisement
At times of storm the compressed air, as it rushes out, produces a sound as of thunder.
Each boom of thunder was loud enough to rattle the window panes.
Thunder cracked overhead. Rhyn had ignored the rain, accustomed to being miserable. Hell was either broiling or freezing, and the Alps were just as cold. The underworld's chilled rain didn't compare.
Then the sword bent towards the earth, the sky darkened, thunder pealed, lightning flashed, and the whole world was wasted by famine, bloodshed and pestilence.
Dusty's shout to Darian was lost in another burst of thunder.Advertisement
An hour later she woke to the rumble of thunder.
The rain was still coming down hard and there were occasional rumbles of thunder.
Another brilliant bolt of lightning ended in a deafening clap of thunder.
The lightning was flickering incessantly, but she heard no thunder.
At most stations a negative potential gradient is exceptional, unless during rain or thunder.Advertisement
The conspicuous maximum in 1901 and great drop in 1902 in Hungary are also shown by the statistics as to the number of days of thunder.
A sudden storm gave abundance of rain, while hail and thunder confounded their enemies, and enabled the Romans to gain an easy and complete victory.
According to Josephus they symbolized the lightning and thunder respectively.
The association of Yahweh with storm and fire is frequent in the Old Testament; the thunder is the voice of Yahweh, the lightning his arrows, the rainbow his bow.
In Ezekiel the throne of Yahweh is borne up on Cherubim, the noise of whose wings is like thunder.Advertisement
Some attempts have been made to identify him as a kind of Donar or god of thunder.
The cloud and thunder and lightning effects are spoken of as very impres'Eve, and the scenery of the lake and its shores has been much extolled by travellers.
From the south also came the thunder of guns and no encouraging news from that quarter had as yet reached the prince's headquarters.
But it is not necessary to stand in such fear of the thunder of Christ's vicar, but rather to fear Christ Himself, for it is the Florentine's business, not Christ's, that is at issue."
We see lightning before we hear the thunder which spreads out from the flash, and the more distant the flash the longer the interval between the two.Advertisement
The amount of precipitation is greater in the north-west and on the mountains, because in the one case the mountains of lower elevation are a less obstruction to the moisturebearing winds from the west, and in the other the mountains condense the moisture; the mountains which stand in isolated groups upon the plains are frequently in summer the focus of local thunder showers.
His subjects were ordered to worship him under the name of Zeus; he built a bridge of brass, over which he drove at full speed in his chariot to imitate thunder, the effect being heightened by dried skins and caldrons trailing behind, while torches were thrown into the air to represent lightning.
According to Frazer (Early History of the Kingship, 1905; see also Golden Bough, i., 1 9 00, p. 82), the early Greek kings, who were expected to produce rain for the benefit of the crops, were in the habit of imitating thunder and lightning in the character of Zeus.
From December to February violent thunder and hail storms are experienced.
The Canadian government did their best to facilitate the immigration, and allotted land to the Doukhobors in the provinces of Assiniboia near Yorktown and of Saskatchewan near Thunder Hill and Prince Albert.Advertisement
The mountains also introduce controls over the local winds; diurnal warming in summer suffices to cause local ascending breezes which frequently become cloudy by the expansion of ascent, even to the point of forming local thunder showers which drift away as they grow and soon dissolve after leaving the parent mountain.
In Hesiod (Theogony, 264) they are the three sons of Uranus and Gaea - Brontes, Steropes and Arges, - storm-gods belonging to the family of the Titans, who furnished Zeus with thunder and lightning out of gratitude for his having released them from Tartarus.
The native designation of the highest peak is Mongo-ma-Loba, or the Mountain of Thunder, and the whole upper region is usually called Mongo-mo-Ndemi, or the Mountain of Greatness.
At the close of the dry season (end of February) cyclones from the N.E., usually accompanied by rain and thunder, burst over the land.
He appeared seated in his chariot surrounded by thunder and lightning; Semele was consumed by the flames and gave birth prematurely to a child, which was saved from the fire by a miraculous growth of ivy which sprang up round the palace of Cadmus.Advertisement
We have no idea who the disciple may have been who thus seized upon the sadder elements of the teaching of Jesus; but we may well think of him as one of those who were living in Palestine in the dark and threatening years of internecine strife, when the Roman eagles were gathering round their prey, and the first thunder was muttering of the storm which was to leave Jerusalem a heap of stones.
He is presumably the Baal who is associated with thunder and lightning, and with the bull, and who was familiar to the Egyptians of the XIXth and XXth Dynasties in the adulations of their divine king.
All the tribes believe in a supreme being whose voice is the thunder.
Nollet (1700-1770) had successively suggested the identity of lightning and the electric spark, and of thunder and the snap of the spark.
Associated with the Sky are tablets to the sun and moon, the seven stars of the Great Bear, the five planets, the twenty-eight constellations, and all the stars of heaven; tablets to clouds, rain, wind and thunder being placed next to that of the moon.Advertisement
Just as the emperor is kami, and provincial officers of rank, so also mountains, rivers, the sea, thunder, winds, and even animals like the tiger, wolf or fox, are all kami.7 The spirits of the dead also become kami, of varying character and position; some reside in the temples built in their honour; some hover near their tombs; but they are constantly active, mingling in the vast multitude of agencies which makes every event in the universe, in the language of Motowori (1730-1801), the act of the Kami.
Sierra Leone (in the original Portuguese form Sierra Leona) was known to its native inhabitants as Romarong, or the Mountain, and received the current designation from the Portuguese discoverer Pedro de Sintra (1462), either on account of the "lion-like" thunder on its hill-tops, or to a fancied resemblance of the mountains to the form of a lion.
The popular belief in gods was attributed by Democritus to the desire to explain extraordinary phenomena (thunder, lightning, earthquakes) by reference to superhuman agency.
In1901-1902rich gold deposits were discovered in the Thunder Mountain district in Idaho county.
Yet traces of a pre-deistic and animistic period survived here and there; for instance, in Arcadia we find the thunder itself called Zeus (ZEUs Kepavvos) in a Mantinean inscription, 2 and the stone near Gythium in Laconia on which Orestes sat and was cured of his madness, evidently a thunder-stone, was named itself Zeus Kainreoras, which must be interpreted as " Zeus that fell from heaven "; 3 we here observe that the personal God does not yet seem to have emerged from the divine thing or divine phenomenon.
The chief tributaries of the lake on the U.S. side are Thunder bay river, Au Sable river and Saginaw river.
Native silver as well as silver ores exist around Thunder Bay, native copper was formerly worked on Isle Royal, and rich copper mines are worked on the south shore, while nickel abounds in the country north of the lake.
Worn out with his evasions, she at last (1723) took the desperate step of writing to Stella or, according to another account, to Swift himself, demanding to know the nature of the connexion with him, and this terminated the melancholy history as with a clap of thunder.
A very strong "bore" or tidal wave runs up the estuary of the Meghna at spring tides, and a singular sound like thunder, known as the "Barisal guns," is often heard far out at sea about the time it is coming in.
He was a member of the Thunder gens of the Sauk tribe, and, though neither an hereditary nor an elected chief, was for some time the recognized war leader of the Sauk and Foxes.
The powers of nature - thunder, lightning and storm, all supposed to be caused by evil and angry spirits - are held in the greatest dread.
They also interpreted all portents or unusual phenomena of nature, especially thunder and lightning, and prescribed the expiatory ceremonies after such events.
His name is identical with the Teutonic word for thunder, and even in Sweden the association of Thor with the thunder seems not to have been forgotten.
Outside the Teutonic area he has close affinities not only with Jupiter or Zeus, but still more with the Lithuanian god Perkunas, whose name (which likewise means "thunder") appears to be connected with that of Thor's mother (FiOrgyn).
They too command the weather, and, says an old French missionary, " are regarded as very Jupiters, having in their hands the lightning and the thunder " (Relations, loc. cit.).
They make good or bad seasons, and control the vast animals who, among ancient Persians and Aryans of India, as among Zulus and Iroquois, are supposed to grant or withhold the rain, and to thunder with their enormous wings in the region of the clouds.
Thus Indra is mainly concerned with thunder and other atmospheric phenomena; but Vayu is the wind, the Maruts are wind-gods, Agni is fire or the god of fire, and so connected with lightning.
His other publications included Pharmacopee universelle (1697), Traite universel des drogues simples (1698), Traite de l'antimoine (1707), together with a number of papers contributed to the French Academy, one of which offered a chemical and physical explanation of underground fires, earthquakes, lightning and thunder.
A flash of lightning followed by an ear-splitting clap of thunder caused a squeak of protest from Cynthia Dean.
Katie smiled, amused despite the rain, thunder and bugs. The woman was as unique as she'd claimed to be, at once easily entertained and melancholy. Katie couldn't quite keep up with Deidre's odd mixture of emotions, but she pitied the woman, who seemed more lost in her own world than anything.
As fast as Kris ran, he couldn't catch her. He grew more baffled when she seemed to pull ahead of him without any sign of the exhaustion she'd showed when they stopped. Desperation could motivate, and so could fear for her sister. He pushed himself harder to catch her. Thunder boomed overhead. Forms he assumed were demons swooped above the canopy, casting shadows. He caught glimpses of fur and wings through leaves and ran until his chest was heaving. Hannah remained ahead of him, though he realized he was beginning to gain on her. He had to reach her before the demons did and swept her away, as they had Kiki.
Yeah. I was going to bunk outside but I'm scared shitless of thunder and it looks like rain.
Carmen's giggle was drowned by a rumble of thunder.
The Thunder Emperor does not condescend to mortals, let alone bed them.
Sounds of thunder lie behind the angelic choir who introduce ' Belt Up ' .
Teal'c made occasional visits to the Land of Light, returning either with a face of thunder or looking downcast - almost browbeaten.
There was a compressed peel of thunder as eight powerful hooves pounded across the wooden drawbridge.
The Thunder Hat is a basic fleece hat that keeps the ears warm in cold winds because the earflaps are made from windproof fleece.
Drawn toward the caverns deep below Mount Thunder, Covenant and Linden Avery prepare to meet their bitterest foe.
You may also need to consider stopping a game temporarily due to adverse weather conditions such as thunder and lightning or a sudden hailstorm.
The weather was hot with much less thunder activity and not so humid.
The heat soon became insupportable within the circle of furnaces, the rumbling of which resembled the rolling of thunder.
All the blood & thunder, thrills & spectacle of a medieval joust.
The day started with loud thunder ringing in my ears and sheet lightning flashes before by eyes.
At night the low-rise city of Fallujah, famed for its mosques, echoed to the thunder of heavy ordnance.
Then came a flash of lightning followed by a loud peal of thunder.
Arctic Thunder is a frantic arcade racer that is in no way attempting to be a serious game.
At about half past seven the sky darkened and a clap of thunder heralded a sudden rainstorm.
Like all other Tom Clancy games, Island Thunder is a tactical realistic shooter.
August 7 th 1924 During a fierce thunder storm a house at Pentlow was struck by lighting.
I spoke too soon, as I'm writing this the heaven's have opened and there's some rumbling thunder and sheet lightening.
The Film Festival, sneakily stealing the thunder of its London counterpart, with premieres of the best movies from around the world.
Too often they had heard the thunder of a mine, caught in the sweeps, explode under a trawlers counter.
Some sound like rolling thunder, some just like loud crack with no basses, like large tree falling down.
An approaching electrical storm is normally accompanied by thunder, heavy rain, extra static in the air.
He can hear the roar of a mob outside, hear the distant thunder of an explosion.
Other excerpts are more unexpected, with Stephen Cummings sounding timeless on the shimmering rolling thunder of All For Love.
From the loud thunder of the Spitfire crashing, to the superb cameo of two air-raid wardens rescuing beer.
Another storm cell approached at 0925 GMT with 4 local flashes of lightning and heavy thunder before it moved off.
Thunder thunder thunder rumble and roar, close the windows and lock the door.
The thunder spirits had even less success in trying to hurl thunderbolts at him.
Who could expect such treason from [your] breast, Such thunder from your voice?
Suddenly there was a startling flash of brilliant white lightning; thunder rolled and boomed out.
According to the statistics for 1903, based on several hundred stations, the average number of days of thunder throughout six subdivisions of the country, some wholly plain, others mainly mountainous, varied only from 21.1 to 26.5, the mean for the whole of Hungary being 23.5.
In most cases the figures are based on the number of days of thunder at a particular station, or at the average station of a country; but the second set Table Annual Variation of Thunderstorms. average annual number of thunderstorm days to be respectively 6.4 and Io.
At Batavia (18) during the epoch 1867-1895, there were on the average 120 days of thunder in the year.
As an example of a large area throughout which thunder frequency for Hungary relates to the number of lightning strokes causing fire, and the figures for the United States relate to deaths by lightning.
The figures for the Netherlands (69) and France (71) are the number of days when thunder occurred somewhere in the country.
Its larger area and more varied climate give a much larger number of days of thunder to France.
On the whole, however, the number of destructive lightning strokes and of days of thunder do not show a close parallelism.
The data for Edinburgh (64) and London (65) due to Mossman, and those for Tilsit, due to C. Kassner (79), represent the average number of days of thunder per annum.
According to Darmesteter, the Zarathustra of the Avesta is a mere myth, a divinity invested with human attributes, an incarnation of the storm-god, who with his divine word, the thunder, comes and smites the demons.
In loud sounds, such as a peal of thunder from a near flash, or the report of a gun, the effect may be considerable, and the rumble of the thunder and the prolonged boom of the gun may perhaps be in part due to the breakdown of the wave when the crest of maximum pressure has moved up to the front, though it is probably due in part also to echo from the surfaces of heterogeneous masses of air.
This was Howell Davies of Pembrokeshire, whose ministry was modelled on that of his master, Griffith Jones, but with rather more clatter in his thunder.
Moreover, the serpent or dragon may have an opponent like the eagle (see Goblet d'Alviella, 17), or a cosmical antagonist - the lightning, thunder or rain-god.
To the Protectionists this was "like a crash of thunder in winter"; but it was received with such favour by the country generally, that its author was hailed as "The Great Pacificator," as he had been thirteen years before at the time of the Missouri Compromise (see below).
The storm broke forth again with redoubled fury - gathering its distant thunder.
The reverberating echoes had not ceased when a clap as of the loudest thunder seemed to burst their ears.
The artillery roars like thunder, While we wait in front of the infantry, With shells crashing all around.
Over the rumbling thunder you hear him shout down to you, Master !
What I 'd mistaken for a deep rumble of summer thunder must have been the sound of The General pulling up.
The Northants were not given the opportunity to charge, sabers drawn, through the enemy lines in a thunder of hooves.
Perhaps they had their eyes on the flying ants seething up the fence posts as thunder approached across the Channel.
The shanty town dwellers were awakened with the thunder of revolution too.
The river flowed through the hole with a noise like thunder, a spout of water over 8 feet long.
I spoke too soon, as I 'm writing this the heaven 's have opened and there 's some rumbling thunder and sheet lightening.
We managed to miss the thunder storm, only getting a very brief shower.
Thunder thunder rumble and roar, close the windows and lock the door.
A thunder cloud passing over, caused the leaf gold to strike the sides of the glass very quick at each flash of lightening.
These are darned hard to come by now and this one is a little thunder bolt of joy !
The huge thunder god, Thor, always carried his hammer with him.
Suddenly, out of the silence, she heard the thunder of distant hoof beats coming toward her.
The first act opened with the thunder of the guns and the blood of November, 1917, when the Revolution broke out.
The dark puffy clouds in the distance portend a thunder storm in our future.
Set in 1930s America, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry follows the African-American Logan family as they experience various negative effects of racism and social norms of the time, despite their relatively privileged financial positions.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is another Newbery Medal winner, and it netted the 1977 prize.
Amazon Thunder produces a certified organic acai product.
Kathy Edstrom, a Bach flower therapy practitioner and animal trainer, reports success using a blend prepared by a holistic veterinarian for her dog to treat thunder phobia.
In her experience, dogs who are afraid of lightning and thunder respond well to a blend of Bach flower essences.
The two are set to wed on July 29, aboard a yacht called Thunder Gulch in St. Tropez.
Because of his recovery, it was announced August 29, 2007 that he has dropped out of filming Ben Stiller's new movie, Tropic Thunder.
Winning the Best Supporting Actor Award, Ledger beat out Tom Cruise and Robert Downey, Jr., both for Tropic Thunder, Ralph Fiennes for The Duchess, and Philip Seymour Hoffman for Doubt.
Madonna - This blonde ambition has taken the world by storm-and she's done it all while harboring a fear of thunder.
Thunder, a Golden Retriever and partner Kent Olsen were one of the first SAR teams on the Trade center site.
The park's water rides, Snake River Falls and Thunder Canyon, as well as the Paddlewheel Excursions, are closed for the season and do not operate during Halloweekends.
Since it opened in 1986, more than 28 million riders have been soaked on Thunder Canyon.
New rides including the Raging Thunder Log Flume helped, as did the Galaxi roller coaster.
In the Magic Kingdom, the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is right next to Splash Mountain.
The old fashioned, wooden roller coaster Thunder Road is a racing coaster that crossed two states - the ride starts in SC and finishes in NC.
The games in this series include Ghost Recon, Desert Siege, Island Thunder, Jungle Storm, Ghost Recon 2, Summit Strike, Advanced Warfighter, and Advanced Warfighter 2.
Thunder Gems -- Dropped by Screwdrivers and Aquatanks in Atlantica.
The powerful God of Thunder (according to Japanese mythology), Raiden (sometimes spelled Rayden), is rumoured to have received a personal invitation by Shang Tsung to participate in the tournament.
The Jack Wolfskin Thunder Bay jacket for men is a wonderful way to keep warm when the temperatures drop at night.
Preschoolers often have imaginary fears, such as monsters who might eat them, strange noises, being alone in the dark, or thunder.
The Nerf N-Force Thunder Fury is 33 inches long.
At the touch of a lever, the fortress is illuminated and filled with rumbles of thunder.
Once called Euro Disney, Disneyland Resort Paris opened in 1992 with only one roller coaster, Big Thunder Mountain.
I can easily recall my teenage years of being 5'10" and able to wear a bikini or short shorts without so much as a worry about being called "Hippo hips" or "Thunder thighs."
Many trips are delayed or cancelled all together because of bad weather like snow or thunder storms.
Among the nature sounds available are those of relaxing birds and frogs, gentle rain and crickets, beach waves, rolling thunder, and healing falls.
The sound effects offered through The Recordist include those of a Boeing 747, thunder rumbling, a rock slide, a wood creek on a large platform, and a huge metal door slam and rattle.
Instead, tracks included Girlfriend by Avril Lavigne, Thunder by Boys Like Girls and Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston.
She started in 1995's Thunder Alley as Jenny Turner.
This Japanese demon is the companion to the Shinto god of thunder.
Are you jealous this Youngblood guy is stealing your thunder?
Someone beat on the door across the hall loud enough for Bianca to hear over the TV and sporadic thunder.
She woke in the dark of pre-dawn to the sound of thunder.
The rain beat on the roof with a steady roar, and thunder cracked like a giant whip.
Rain is generally preceded by thunder and lightning and falls heavily for a short period.
Some mythologists have compared the hammer of Hephaestus with that of Thor, and have explained it as the emblem of a thunder-god; but it is Zeus, not Hephaestus, who causes the thunder, and the emblems of the latter god are merely the signs of his occupation as a smith.
Silver mines have proved of far greater importance, in early days near Thunder Bay on Lake Superior, more recently in the cobalt region near Lake Temiscaming on the east side of the province.
Among the Hebrews, Yahweh, some of whose features associate him with thunder, lightning and storm, and with the gifts of the earth, has now become the national god, like the Moabite Chemosh or the Ammonite Milcolm.
This shore is indented by Thunder bay, 78 sq.
Thus the ghost of the hero or medicine man of a kin or tribe may be raised to divine rank, while again - the doctrine of spirits once developed, and spirits once allotted to the great elemental forces and phenomena of nature, sky, thunder, the sea, the forests - we have the beginnings of departmental deities, such as Agni, god of fire; Poseidon, god of the sea; Zeus, god of the sky - though in recent theories Zeus appears to be regarded as primarily the god of the oak tree, a spirit of vegetation.
It does not appear they identify Unkulunkulu, as a rule, with " the lord of heaven," who, like Indra, causes the thunder.
The Zulus, like many distant races, sometimes attribute thunder to the " thunder-bird," which, as in North America, is occasionally seen and even killed by men.
She came awake with a start as thunder rattled the entire house.
In Los Angeles they sometimes had thunder and lightning, but not like this.
The senate declared the proceedings null and void, because thunder had been heard; Saturninus replied that the senate had better remain quiet, otherwise the thunder might be followed by hail.
There was thunder and lightning; the wind blew hard; the rain poured.
She wanted to know if men were shooting in the sky when she felt the thunder, and if the trees and flowers drank all the rain.
The skies opened once again as he reached the house, and thunder boomed in the distance.
Thunder cracked overhead, and Toby looked up. Ully ran into him as the angel stopped, and they both stared at the sky. He thought he saw something in the sky, but the trees blocked it.
Much later, sometime in the deep hours of the night, he awoke to the sound of thunder and the rush of wind.
There is the further complication that in some countries thunder seems to be on the increase.
Most stations in the northern hemisphere have a conspicuous maximum at midsummer with little thunder in winter.
In the desert he was worshipped as an atmospheric deity, who manifested himself in thunder and lightning, whose abode was in the sky, whose sanctuary was on the mountain summit of Horeb-Sinai, and whose movable palladium was the ark of the covenant.
Secondly, lie simulated thunder and lightning, the latter by flashing in Zeno's eyes an intolerable light from a slightly hollowed mirror.
Till the Tsar reached it, each regiment in its silence and immobility seemed like a lifeless body, but as soon as he came up it became alive, its thunder joining the roar of the whole line along which he had already passed.
The band immediately struck up "Conquest's joyful thunder waken..."
Thunder rattled the windowpane and hail pounded on the roof.
The storm roared in through the ceiling, hail and water pelting her body while thunder deafened her.
It was past nine when Alex and Josh paid their bills, and the faint sound of thunder met them at the door.
Thunder rumbled again and a cold drop of rain gnawed at the mud on her cheek.
He looked up instinctively, sensing something different about this thunder. It didn't sound like the rumbling thunder he'd heard in the mortal world. It sounded like an explosion in the sky. The jungle canopy blocked his view, so he leapt up to catch the branch of the nearest tree. He scaled the tree quickly, stopping only when he broke through the layers of leaves. More tiny explosions came, and he twisted to see what they were.
Kris and Kiki both looked towards the sky when the thunder began. They'd both given their jackets to Hannah, whose step was growing slower the farther they went into the jungle. Kiki muttered but didn't openly bitch, probably knowing Kris had no patience for anyone insulting his mate.
Thunder exploded and then the hail started, drumming on the roof like large marbles.
As Keaton pulled her close, the air was filled with a deep steady roll of thunder that equaled the sound of a locomotive.
In some tropical stations, at certain seasons of the year, thunder is almost a daily occurrence.
The hour of maximum is earlier for the mountains, thunder being more frequent there than in the plains between 8 A.M.
While the ark carried with Israel's host symbolized His presence in their midst, He was also known to be present in the cloud which hovered before the host and in the lightning ('esh Yahweh or " fire of Yahweh ") and the thunder (kol Yahweh or " voice of Yahweh ") which played around Mount Sinai.
Let the thunder rumble; what if it threaten ruin to farmers' crops?
It was only moments later when his fears were realized by the gnashing, booming, ripping sound of metal on rock, echoing across the valley like a clap of thunder, repeating and repeating, as if car after car had met a similar fate, further and further away.
Even the thunder of the underworld sounded weird. Katie glanced towards the sky, silently cursing the rain. She made her way over a fallen log and waited for Deidre before continuing.
Lightning flashed brilliantly and thunder rattled the windowpanes in their frames.
The Wizard raised one of his revolvers and fired into the throng of his enemies, and the shot resounded like a clap of thunder in that silent place.
Lightning flashed again, and thunder rattled the windowpanes.
Thunder tumbled down the San Juan Mountains, heralding the arrival of pelting rain that turned the Jeep road into a surging stream and the sky to an ominous shade of raven black.
More thunder boomed. Katie wondered what other kinds of storms the underworld might have. Would it rain something other than black water? With her luck, it'd rain bugs, like the beetle nest she skirted.
Another deafening clap of thunder brought her hands instinctively to her ears.