What is another word for storms?

Pronunciation: [stˈɔːmz] (IPA)

Storms are an inevitable part of nature, often characterized by harsh winds, heavy rain, and lightning. There are several synonyms used to describe storms, such as tempest, cyclone, hurricane, typhoon, tornado, thunderstorm, and monsoon. A tempest refers to a violent windstorm, while a cyclone is a rotating storm with high-speed winds. A hurricane is a tropical cyclone that forms over warm ocean waters. Typhoons are similar to hurricanes, but they occur in the western Pacific Ocean. On the other hand, a tornado is a small but incredibly destructive vortex of violent winds and debris. Thunderstorms, meanwhile, are characterized by thunder, lightning, and heavy rain. Lastly, monsoons denote strong winds, heavy rainfall, and flooding that occurs in south and southeast Asia.

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Usage examples for Storms

Then she told how the storms came at last, and how her baby fell ill, and cried and cried-all the time-and how they walked in deep snow, until one and another fell by the way and never walked farther.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
He did not cease, however, to take care of Nell and awoke in her such unbounded confidence that when Clary asked her whether she did not fear the storms on the Red Sea, the little maid raised her beautiful, calm eyes and only answered, "Stas will know what to do."
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
When wind and storms come, the temperature quickly rises.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Storms

  • I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
  • I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
    Louisa May Alcott
  • I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship.
    Louisa May Alcott
  • I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.
    Tori Amos
  • We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.
    Roald Amundsen

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