Why does the person sitting in a car is saved from atmospheric lightning?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 16th Apr, 2015, 10:42: AM

Expert Answer:

On lightning, the charge resides on the surface of car due to shielding effect. There is no charge inside the car .Hence electric field is zero, and the person is saved.

Answered by  | 16th Apr, 2015, 12:42: PM