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

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Explain why it is safer to use a wireless telephone instead of a landline telephone during lightning.
Answer:
Lightning is an electrical discharge. During lightning atmospheric electric charge may discharge through landline telephone wires and may become dangerous. Therefore it is safer to use a wireless telephone instead of a landline telephone during lightning.