or electric storm
Cyclone, Typhoon, Hurricane: Are They All The Same?Hurricane travels a convoluted road through the Spanish furacão, back to the Mayan god Huracan, a deity of storms and fire.
Origin of electrical storm
An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
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Science definitions for electric storm
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