Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO Weather
AlphaCode : TSTORM
FeatureName: Thunderstorm
Alias : TSTORM
CamelCase : Thunderstorm
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : Sudden electrical discharges manifested by a flash of light (lightning) and a sharp or rumbling sound (thunder). Thunderstorms are associated with convective clouds (Cumulonimbus) and are, more often, accompanied by precipitation in the form of rain showers or hail, or occasionally snow, snow pellets, or ice pellets.
Reference : T0940
Definition Source : WMO International Meteorological Vocabulary
Similarity to Source : Identical
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Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : WMO
Proposed Change : New feature for S-412
Justification : New feature for S-412
Proposed : 2017-05-18
Accepted : 2017-05-22
Amended :
Successor : -
Predecessor : -