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windstorm

[′win‚stȯrm]
(meteorology)
A storm in which strong wind is the most prominent characteristic.
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Rain with few spells of hailing as well as few waves of windstorm started early in the morning and continued throughout the day.
The German Insurance Association (GDV) reported that Friederike was the costliest windstorm in the country since Windstorm Kyrill in 2007, with preliminary payouts listed at approximately EUR1 billion (USD1.
In a statement, Michal LEu;rinc, an analyst with Impact Forecasting's Catastrophe Insight team, said: "A meteorologically active January resulted in elevated windstorm losses in Europe.
Windstorm closed ski resortOn the evening of December 10, a windstorm swept through the Chopok area of Low Tatras, the Jasna ski resort closing the next day.
On the other hand, a man was killed in lightning strike in village Kokar near Dera Ismail Khan while another died in Lower Dir when a wall collapsed due the severe windstorm.
The met office forecasted widespread thundershower/rain with isolated heavy falls accompanied by windstorm in Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, D I Khan, Tank, Bannu, Lakki Marwat districts and FATA (Kurram, Mohmand, Orakzai, Khyber Agency and Waziristan Agency).
6 March 2014 -- London-based insurer Aon plc's (NYSE: AON) Impact Forecasting catastrophe model development centre said it has launched its new European windstorm model.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 6, 2014--Impact Forecasting launches new European windstorm model
This month, the Windstorm Insurance Network will be hosting its 15 th Annual Windstorm Insurance Conference, or WIND 2014.
PRAG (CyHAN)- Strong winds and snowfall caused by windstorm Xaver on Thursday night damaged electricity supply in northern Czech Republic, affecting tens of thousands of people.
com)-- Eevelle announced today the launch of WindStorm, a high-quality line of semi-custom, fully trailerable boat covers available at affordable prices.
Srinagar, Mar 20 ( ANI ): State police officials and local authorities on Tuesday engaged in rescue operations after a nightlong windstorm hit the Kashmir valley damaging several houseboats and uprooting several trees and electric poles.