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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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The windstorm model currently covers Belgium, France, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Luxemburg, Netherlands and the UK.
A nightlong windstorm blew away hundreds of rooftops, uprooted an even greater number of trees and threw the Valley's electric power supply system haywire, compelling the Jammu and Kashmir government to declare a high alert on Tuesday.
However, when they are inaccurate or unwarranted, these same windstorm mitigation credits produce a raft of undesirable consequences.
Review your policy with your insurance agent or company representative now to ensure you have adequate insurance to cover losses from a windstorm, including business interruption and property insurance.
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.
On the other hand, the windstorm has claimed six lives and left ten people injured in different mishaps.
Designate one person to monitor the status and location of the windstorm.
However rain-thundershower with windstorm is expected at scattered places in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Malakand, Buner, Chitral, Upper Dir, Swat, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Hangu, Karak districts and FATA (Khyber, Kurram and Bajaur agencies).
Toronto Hydro says 250 of its customers were without power as of the supper hour on Tuesday, a day after a powerful windstorm swept through the city bringing down trees, power lines and other things that got in its way.