electrical storm

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Synonyms for electrical storm

a storm resulting from strong rising air currents

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Her incurable condition was triggered after she was in a violent electric storm 20 years ago while on holiday in Newquay, Cornwall.
Blackpool's beaches were warm and bright, while the Suffolk coastline was lit up by electric storms.
This seems to give rise to spectacular electric storms as lightning leaps from cloud to cloud over the moonlit, glassy sea.
One of the front page splashes this week 20 years ago reported two inches of rain had fallen on parts of Northumberland and the Tyne Valley as violent electric storms swept across the North East, leaving a trail of havoc and destruction.
FEEL THE SURGE AS we approach the summer once more, (it's on a Tuesday this year I'm reliably informed), we can look forward to some electric storms.
These recently authenticated apparitions are sprites, natural phenomena that occur at 5 to 10 times the altitude of the cloud tops, high above electric storms.
WARWICKSHIRE will play First Division Pro40 cricket next season after fending off Nottinghamshire, electric storms and a tough Duckworth/Lewis equation to collect two status-preserving points at Trent Bridge.