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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 ...

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.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 ...

www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-wind.htm

A windstorm is just a storm with high winds or violent gusts but little or no rain. ... Since cool air sinks (just as warm air rises), this causes a down-rush of air that ...

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

Apr 21, 2017 ... This document provides facts about windstorms called derechos and ... The damage they produce may resemble that caused by a tornado.

www.weatherdudes.com/facts_display.php?fact_id=35

Wind is caused by the difference in pressure from one point on the earth's surface to ... In the Northern Hemisphere, this causes air to flow clockwise around high ...

www.climate.washington.edu/stormking/WindstormFatalaties.html

It is a sad fact that windstorms sometimes kill people. Deaths result from a variety of situations. This analysis attempts to isolate the primary causes of death so ...

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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.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/15/uk-faces-sharp-rise-destructive-wind-storms-global-warming

May 16, 2017 ... The UK is set to reap the whirlwind of climate change with the huge damage caused by wind storms expected to increase sharply, according to ...

www.isws.illinois.edu/pubdoc/CR/ISWSCR2010-01.pdf

Storms causing insured property losses. >$1 million, labeled catastrophes, were assessed, and 176 such windstorms occurred during 1952-. 2006, an average ...