Definition of thunderstorm in English:


Line breaks: thun¦der|storm
Pronunciation: /ˈθʌndəstɔːm


  • A storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy rain or hail.
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    • Tornadic thunderstorms can also produce waterspouts and downbursts.
    • The most significant features of the wet season are thunderstorms, tropical cyclones and rain depressions.
    • The start of the tie had been delayed after Friday's schedule was washed out with hours of rain, thunderstorms and lightning.

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