- the centre of a cyclonic storm, etc, where pressure is lowest
- the centre of any disturbance or trouble
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Examples from the Web for storm centre
His daily duty lies in the storm-centre, in the very midst of the sea-war.Merchantmen-at-Arms
David W. Bone
The famous maelstrom is the storm-centre, so to speak, of the down-tending flood.Nature Mysticism
J. Edward Mercer
There was nothing to be seen of Quinton Edge, but surely he would not be far away from the storm-centre.
The storm-centre of the fighting had moved away from them; above their heads the stars shone serenely.
Towards the other European storm-centre, also, the Prince's attitude continued to be very different to that of Palmerston.Queen Victoria