Thunder Gods from different Mythology: For thousands of years, thunder and lightning were puzzling phenomena that were either personified as gods.
Zeus, the deity of lightning and thunder in Greek mythology, is known as the “Father of Gods and men” and controlled the Olympians of Mount Olympus like a father would oversee a family.
The primary god of thunder, lightning, and storms in pre-Christian Roman religion was Jupiter. His Latin name, Luppiter, is derived from Dyeu-pater, which means Day-Father in English.
Indra is the god of thunder and storms and one of the most worshipped gods in Vedic religion. In Hindu mythology, he is the Lord of Heaven and the King of the Devas.
Lei Gong is known as the Chinese god of thunder. He carries a chisel to punish evildoers as well as a drum and mallet to create thunder.
One of the prominent sky gods in American mythology is the Thunderbird. It is a mythical creature in the history and culture of some indigenous North American people.