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thun·der·storm

 (thŭn′dər-stôrm′)
n.
A transient, sometimes violent storm of thunder and lightning, often accompanied by rain and sometimes hail.

thunderstorm

(ˈθʌndəˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a storm caused by strong rising air currents and characterized by thunder and lightning and usually heavy rain or hail

thun•der•storm

(ˈθʌn dərˌstɔrm)

n.
a transient storm of lightning and thunder, usu. with rain and gusty winds.
[1645–55]

thun·der·storm

(thŭn′dər-stôrm′)
A storm of heavy rain accompanied by lightning and thunder and sometimes hail.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thunderstorm - a storm resulting from strong rising air currentsthunderstorm - a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
Translations
bouřka
tordenvejr
ukkosmyrsky
oluja s grmljavinom
zivatar
雷雨
뇌우
åskväder
พายุฝนฟ้าคะนอง
bão có sấm sét và mưa to

thunderstorm

[ˈθʌndəstɔːm] Ntormenta f

thunderstorm

[ˈθʌndərstɔːrm] norage m

thunderstorm

[ˈθʌndəˌstɔːm] ntemporale m

thunderstorm

عَاصِفَةٌ رَعْدِيَّة bouřka tordenvejr Gewitter ηλεκτρική καταιγίδα tormenta eléctrica ukkosmyrsky orage oluja s grmljavinom temporale 雷雨 뇌우 onweer tordenvær burza temporal com trovões, trovoada гроза åskväder พายุฝนฟ้าคะนอง gök gürültülü fırtına bão có sấm sét và mưa to 雷暴
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Even in a thunder storm, when other people are running into the house, I run out of it.
In this way they voyaged for two days without any material occurrence, excepting a severe thunder storm, which compelled them to put to shore, and wait until it was passed.
We were overtaken by as severe a thunder storm as I have ever seen, of which the King was in such abject fear that he commanded that we land at the Bishop of Durham's palace opposite which we then were.
The rain spread to the Negev later on Monday accompanied by thunder storms with flood warnings in the streams of the Judea Desert, Dead Sea and Negev.
Scattered rain showers along with occasional thunder storms are expected over different areas, particularly the northern areas.
There will be thunder storms and conditions for hails.
A housewife Anum Ahmed of sector G-6 said,'I have seen a number of trees that have fallen after the recent thunder storms in Sector G-6 alongside the foothpaths which give a deserted look and which have not been removed.
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ISLAMABAD -- President PPPP and former President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari has expressed profound grief over the devastation caused by torrential rains, landslides and thunder storms in parts o f KPK and AJK Saturday leaving over two dozen people dead and scores of houses and business shops in rubble.
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