September 19th, 2016

Raw audio of a close thunder strike with rain in the background.

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"Thunder, Very Close, Rain, A.wav" by InspectorJ of Freesound.org

The sound was recorded using a "H1 Zoom recorder".

Originally recorded on 15th September 2016.

Note: Audio quality is always better when downloaded.

(Test sound signature)


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    Yin_Yang_Jake007 1 month ago

    Thanks, perfect for my school project!

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    neapolitansoundsmarkus 2 months ago

    Thanks! Nice sound! I'm using this for an animated short film. I resampled the sound to lower it an octave and cleaned up the rumbeling a bit with RX5.

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    SteveGatsby 2 months, 1 week ago

    Beautifully Done, Thank u very much !!

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    SteveGatsby 2 months, 1 week ago

    Beautifully Done, Thank u very much !!

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    arundasstp 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    beautiful sound, i am putting in my personal video.

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