This sound effect can be found on the Network Sound Effects Library, which was made by Network Music and distributed by Sound Ideas. It's basically the same sound as Sound Ideas, THUNDER - BIG THUNDER CLAP AND RUMBLE, WEATHER 02 from the 20th Century Fox Sound Effects Library.

Similar Variations

Used In

TV Shows

TV Specials



VHS & DVD Releases

  • Fraggle Rock (Heard in "Catch the Tail by the Tiger" during the HIT Entertainment video from 2005 called "Live by the Rule of the Rock!".)
  • Golden Book Video (Heard once in "Learn About Living: Never Talk to Strangers" and "4 Masters of the Universe Stories"; the latter low pitched.)
  • How Come? (1989)
  • Little Bear (Heard repeatedly in "Thunder Monster" during the Paramount video from 1999 called "Little Goblin Bear".)


Video Games


  • Double Dragon Neon

Nintendo GameCube:

  • Mega Man Network Transmission


YouTube Videos

Theme Parks

  • Celebrate! Tokyo Disneyland (during the Haunted Mansion Segment)
  • The Haunted Mansion (Disneyland)
  • Journey Into Imagination (Theme Parks)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh (Walt Disney World)
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (Heard in the pre-show.)
  • Universe of Energy (Original 1982-1996 Version)


Image Gallery

Sound Ideas, Weather - Lightning strike 02/Image Gallery

Audio Samples


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