electrical storm

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electrical storm

A thunderstorm.
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(ˈθʌn dərˌstɔrm)

a transient storm of lightning and thunder, usu. with rain and gusty winds.
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Noun1.electrical storm - a storm resulting from strong rising air currentselectrical storm - 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
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