Definition Of storm


(of the weather) be violent, with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow.

when it stormed in the day, I shoveled the drive before Harry came home

(of troops) suddenly attack and capture (a building or other place) by means of force.

Indian commandos stormed a hijacked plane early today

a direct assault by troops on a fortified place.

The third, and presumably most venturesome of all castle assaults was the storm .

a tumultuous reaction; an uproar or controversy.

the book caused a storm in South America

a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow.

These kinds of storms can produce rain, hail snow, thunder and lightning.

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Example Of storm

  • A spokesman for the Met Office in Manchester said the winds were storm force, but the gusts were up to 85 mph.

  • About an hour after my arrival the storm arrived with rain, lightning and thunder.

  • After a storm of protest, the conservation group agreed to talk to animal welfare groups to see if there was a way to save both hedgehogs and birds.

  • At the center of the storm , the Federal Bureau of Investigation is facing a new round of scrutiny over warnings that went unheeded.

  • But he has provoked a storm of opposition from islanders, politicians and mountaineers, who dispute his right to put such a national treasure on the market.

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