thunderstorms


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thunderstorms

a storm characterized by thunder and lightning caused by strong rising air currents; identified as agents of animal disease because of their involvement causing (1) spasmodic colic; (2) lightning strike; (3) injuries of cattle acquired in stampedes initiated by storms.

fear of thunderstorms
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A severe thunderstorm differs from a so-called 'garden variety' thunderstorm, as a severe thunderstorm has wind gusts to at least 58 miles per hour, and/ or hail to at least one inch in diameter, and/or a tornado.
The rest of the country will experience partly cloudy skies with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening but could become more frequent in the eastern section.
The rest of the country, including Metro Manila, will be partly cloudy with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms, PAGASA said.
The tail-end of a cold front would bring cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over Calabarzon, the regions of Bicol and Eastern Visayas, and the provinces of Mindoro, Marinduque, and Aurora.
Experts say even though the thunderstorms may tend to ease from the south later in the night, further, possibly severe storms may break out again during the afternoon.
It said the thunderstorms could bring heavy downpours and hail with them, and the risk of disruption to travel, outdoor activities and even potential flooding.
I used to think that everyone in Qatar liked thunderstorms.
Thunderstorms in scattered parts are expected on Tuesday while the emirate may witness heavy rains and thunderstorm on Wednesday.
In the spring, these air masses collide with the winds in the lower atmosphere coming from different directions at different speeds, causing thunderstorms to rotate.
The detected thunderstorms are mobilising towards the east to southeast and predicted to have hit Albion Park, Shellharbour, and the area west of Berrima, Bowral, Colo Vale and Fitzroy Falls at 7:10 pm.
Thunderstorms and lightning are the most common SC-related weather phenomena, which may cause losses in human lives and property.
PESHAWAR -- The Met Office here Thursday predicted thunderstorm rain at isolated places of mountainous Malakand and Hazara divisions during next 24 hours.