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windstorm

[′win‚stȯrm]
(meteorology)
A storm in which strong wind is the most prominent characteristic.
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After windstorm, people including women and children were seen at parks and picnic points to enjoy the pleasant weather.
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A lot of damage has taken place due to the windstorm.
When they are accurate and warranted, windstorm mitigation credits reward homeowners who have demonstrably addressed the risks that windstorms can pose to their lives and property.
The PEPCO spokesman further said that the PEPCO has suffered colossal loss as the outcome of recent windstorm thus the repair within the area of MEPCO infrastructure is on top priority as instructed by Minister for Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar for smooth flow of electricity.
If fence posts aren't firmly posted in the ground, the fence may be ripped apart in a windstorm.
As benign as the 2006 hurricane season has been, little has been done to offset the strain on windstorm insurance capacity currently in the market.
Fir trees seemed to have weathered this storm better than the windstorm, while more big leaf maples and oaks fell this time around, he said.
An overall increase in warmer weather is to lead to windstorms becoming more frequent and extreme, with speeds expected to increase by up to six per cent in parts of Britain.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said a 'significant number' of homes looked set to suffer expensive damage as a result of expected increases in wind speeds and windstorms during the next 50 to 80 years.
The Windstorm Industry Exposure Data contains a representation of insured property in Western Europe, and Industry Loss Curves includes modeled industry estimates based on the exposure data.
LONDON -- Windstorm Friedhelm, the storm which hit Scotland and the north of England last week, is unlikely to produce a significant insurance loss despite reaching some of the highest wind speeds recorded in the affected regions.