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storm

(Barrage), noun assault, attack, battle, blast, blitz, blitzkrieg, blizzard, bombardment, clash, combat, commotion, conflict, confusion, disquiet, embroilment, eruption, excitement, explosion, fight, flare-up, imbroglio, melee, mutiny, outbreak, outburst, revolt, revolution, skirmish, stir, struggle, tempest, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, unrest, upheaval, uprising
Associated concepts: damage, flood damage

storm

(Rain), noun blizzard, cloudburst, cyclone, downpour, endless rain, gale, hailstorm, heavy showers, heavy winds, hurricane, moisture, precipitation, rainstorm, sheets of rain, snowstorm, storming, stormy winds, tempest, thundershower, thunderstorm, tornado, torrent, tropical rains, tropical storm, turbulence, twister, typhoon, whirlwind
Associated concepts: cyber storm, storm models, storm predicting, storm victims, storm water
See also: assail, assault, attack, barrage, bluster, cataclysm, commotion, demonstrate, furor, incursion, onset, pandemonium, passion, protest, strike, turmoil
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2 /PRNewswire/ -- With the increasing number of tornadoes this year and hurricane season underway, there's no better time to prepare homes for high wind storms.
There are also reports of uprooting of trees, hoarding and electricity poles at several places in Mirpur city and adjoining areas because of the wind storm which lasted for over an hour.
All heavy hoarding at the sides of road were wearing advertisements, increasing the chances of high damages in wind storm.
It is worth to mention here that at least 40 people were killed and over 200 injured owing to the rain and wind storm that hit KP on Sunday.
The head of the local meteorological office, Mushtaq Shah, said: "We've never experienced such a devastating wind storm before in this region.
We've never experienced such a devastating wind storm before in this region," said Mushtaq Shah, director general of the Meteorological Office in Peshawar.
A: A vertical split in a tree's bark could have a number of causes, such as wind storm damage, disease or lightning.
In European markets, I think this is going to be limited," he said, mainly because the relative price level for reinsuring European wind storm risks was much less attractive than U.
Only two of the 20-person "hotshot" squad escaped the flames after a sudden wind storm stoked the blaze in an Arizona forest.
The men were trapped as a wind storm developed and the fire suddenly exploded Sunday, said Peter Andersen, a former Yarnell fire chief who was helping the firefighting effort.
of Alabama at Birmingham) assembles 13 technical papers from the First International Workshop on Wind Storm and Storm Surge Mitigation Construction: Issues of Storm, Shelter, and Safety, held in Bangladesh in December 2005.
Insurance, the Association of British Insurers warned - predicted rises in temperatures will significantly increase the cost of flood and wind storm damage.