electrical storm

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electrical storm

[i′lek·trə·kəl ′stȯrm]
(meteorology)
A popular term for a thunderstorm.
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I dashed upstairs and stuck my radio and my theory was confirmed, with electric storms sweeping the country.
This year, the festival has been changed from October to avoid the violent electric storms which played havoc with the showings and drenched the queuing public.
Flash floods and electric storms hit CALIFORNIA yesterday while more than a million people were forced to flee their homes as Typhoon Matsa battered CHINA'S eastern coast with strong winds and heavy rain.
Hall One was plunged into total darkness at one point, due to electric storms in the area, but the orchestra carried on playing Ron Grainer's Dr Who Theme without hesitation.
Electric storms always made him think of other electric storms, as though the flashes of energy could cut through the fabric of time and make them all coalesce into one.