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Explain why it is safer to use a wireless telephone instead of a

landline telephone during lightning.

Science - Exemplar Problems

Chapter 15. Some Natural Phenomena


It is safer to use wireless phone instead of landline because copper is a good conductor of electricity so thats why when we pick up the reciver then the lightning may get in contact with the antena of the phone and you will die.
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 cell phones and cordless phones are safe to use, using corded landlines leave you vulnerable to being electrocuted by a lightning strike.
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