electrical stormnoun [ C ]uk /ɪˌlek.trɪ.kəl ˈstɔːm/ us /ɪˌlek.trɪ.kəl ˈstɔːrm/ UK also electric storm
Examples from literature
- A succession of electrical storms which for days had swept the countryside in rapid succession apparently had come to an end.
- In this wonderful photograph of an electrical storm note the long branched and undulating flashes of lightning.
- The approach of an electrical storm causes many of them to lose their self-control: herds of cattle often stampede just preceding a cyclone.
- Watches are often affected by electrical storms such as we have experienced of late, states a science journal.