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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storm

A storm is any disturbed state of an environment or astronomical body's atmosphere especially ... European windstorms and derechos are two type of windstorms. High wind is also the cause of sandstorms in dry climates. Squall — sudden ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_windstorm

European windstorm is a name given to the strongest extratropical cyclones which occur across .... Windstorm losses exceed those caused by flooding in Europe. For instance one windstorm, Kyrill in 2007, exceeded the losses of the 2007 ...

www.britannica.com/science/windstorm

windstorm: A wind that is strong enough to cause at least light damage to trees and buildings and may or may not be accompanied by precipitation. Wind speeds ...

www.spc.noaa.gov/misc/AbtDerechos/derechofacts.htm

Apr 21, 2017 ... This document provides facts about windstorms called derechos and ... 1980 derecho lists the cause of death or injury for the 73 casualties of ...

www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/wind

Damaging winds are often called “straight-line” winds to differentiate the damage they cause from tornado damage. Strong thunderstorm winds can come from a ...

www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-wind.htm

A windstorm is just a storm with high winds or violent gusts but little or no rain. ... This dry air causes some of the rain falling through it to evaporate, which cools ...

www.reference.com/science/causes-windstorms-7f5201c145896e00

According to Encyclopedia Britannica, windstorms result from large-scale weather systems such as thunderstorms, and the interaction of cold air and warm air ...

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74 miles per hour or more is attained, it is then technically called a windstorm. ... Windstorms cause loss of life, houses, crops, food stocks, animals and land. The.

www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2016/04/04/a-mighty-wind-what-caused-saturday-nights-severe-winds

Apr 4, 2016 ... The cause was not a potent line of thunderstorms, nor a powerful ... Severe, widespread wind storms rake the D.C. region throughout the year, ...