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English definition of “storm cloud”

storm cloud

noun    
[C usually singular] a large , dark cloud that brings rain or comes before a storm Clouds, dew, fog and steamStormy weatherWind and winds storm clouds [plural] literary trouble , especially trouble that is going to happen soon : Economic storm clouds are gathering over India . The storm clouds of war seem to be looming over the east .Causing difficulties for oneself or others
(Definition of storm cloud noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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