Dua for Thunder and Lightning in Islam (Real Dua)

Islamic Dua for Thunder
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Last Updated on June 24, 2022 by admin1

Islamic Dua for Thunder and Lightning: All the praises have been taken by Allah, who is the lord of all the places. Even the flash of storm and lightning is proof of Allah’s existence. How is it possible to release such a big amount of energy in a split second? The answer is “ Allah is capable of everything.” We should recite Dua for thunder and lightning in thunder and lightning because our beloved prophet HAZRAT MUHAMMAD SAW teaches us this lightning dua.


“(the Soorah of Thunder), and it contains the Aayah, the Saying of Allaah-the Highest: And the thunder glorifies and praises Him, as do the Angels out of awe of Him. He sends the thunderbolts and strikes with them whomever He wills, yet they still dispute Allaah. And He is the Mighty One, severe in punishment.

Islamic Dua for Thunder

Islamic Dua for Thunder

HAZRAT Ayesha ( R.A) narrated that Hazrat Muhammad Saw would get worried whenever there was a storm. And pray from Allah, and when the weather began to change in lighting and thunder HAZRAT MUHAMMAD SAW anxiously walk and when it rained he pleased and said;

, “O Aisha, perhaps it is as Allah said about the people of ‘Ad: When they saw it as a cloud approaching their valleys, they said this is a cloud bringing us rain!” (46:24)

  • Recite ASTAGHFAAR constantly whenever there is thunder and lightning.
  • Ask forgiveness from ALLAH SUBHAANA TALA.
  • Whenever there is thunder and lightning recite this Dua for thunder

سُبْـحانَ الّذي يُسَبِّـحُ الـرَّعْدُ بِحَمْـدِهِ، وَالملائِكـةُ مِنْ خيـفَته

Glory is to Him Whom thunder and angels glorify due to fear of Him.

Al-Muwatta’ 2:992.

Recite this Dua continuously until the thunder and lightning stop. And ask Allah for his mercy and blessings. In Sha Allah, the Almighty Allah will help you.

You can also contact us for more Dua and wazifa; our Respected Mulana Sahab will guide you properly.

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Best Dua for thunder storm and lightning:

اللَّهُمَّ لَا تَقْتُلْنَا بِغَضَبِكَ وَلَا تُهْلِكْنَا بِعَذَابِكَ وَعَافِنَا قَبْلَ ذَلِكَ

“O Allah, do not let us die by Your anger and do not destroy us with Your punishment, but grant us safety.”

Recite this Dua for thunder and lightning because Allah can convert punishment into mercy.

Is the whining of lightning the punishment of Allah? There are instances in the Qur’an where Allah has revealed the whining of lightning in the form of punishment. 

“He is who shows you the lightning, (causing) fear and hope, and He is Who raises the heavy clouds.” (13:12).

When the Israeli demanded from HAZRAT Musa to enable them to see Allah with their own eyes, ALLAH SUBHAANA TALA struck them with a thunderbolt while they were looking on.

Even on qom Samui, the punishment of Allah came in the form of lightning. Allah destroyed them with the sound of lightning. 


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What is lightning? 

A force that can burn everything instantly, Allah is the one who creates such power, the most powerful and the supreme lord. Qur’an mentioned lightning five times. Lightning is a powerful metamorphosis that can produce electricity from more than thousands of power plants, and one stroke of lightning can light a hundred-watt bulb for more than three months.

Positive ions are loaded on the top layer of the cloud, and negative ions are loaded on the lower layer of the cloud when ionization energy complete lightning is formed. The speed of light is greater than its sound; that’s why to see the light before its sound.

And when the energy warms up the air, it dilates and generates sound wave pressure that is much greater than the light and causes an explosion sound in the air, which we call thunder. The powerful light and heat are a wonder of nature created by Allah, revealing the glory and power of ALLAH SUBHAANA TALA whenever there is lightning and thunder offer SALAT_ ASTAGHFAAR.

  • Do wudhoo properly.
  • Offer two Nafal of Namaz ASTAGHFAAR.
  • Then recite this Dua 
  • اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أَسألُكَ فِعْلَ الْخَيْرَاتِ، وَتَرْكَ الْمُنْكَرَاتِ، وَحُبَّ الْمَسَاكِينِ، وَأَنْ تَغْفِرَ لِي، وَتَرْحَمَنِي، وَإِذَا أَرَدْتَ فِتْنَةَ قَوْمٍ فَتَوَفَّنِي غَيْرَ مَفْتُونٍ، وَأَسْأَلُكَ حُبَّكَ، وَحُبَّ مَنْ يُحِبُّكَ، وَحُبَّ عَمَلٍ يُقَرِّبُنِي إِلَى حُبِّكَ
  • Make Dua in sajdah, and ask for forgiveness,

Moreover, if you are affected with “ Astraphobia,” a disease in which you face extreme fear of thunder and lightning, Recite the Dua, and recite ASTAGHFAAR continuously. Recite SURAT FATIHA so that Allah bestow mercy upon you.

Whenever there was a storm, and there was a lot of lightning, pray to Allah for the rain of mercy; Allah is the one who controls everything,  May Allah forgives us and bestow mercy upon us. Ameen.

If you have any other questions, you can contact us; your honorable Mulana Sahab will guide you.

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