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Thunderstorm

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Category: Weather Weather
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Tag(s) Weather Phenomena

Description

A Thunderstorm is the term used to describe a convective cloud with associated heavy precipitation, typically heavy rain, heavy snow, or Hail, Thunder, and Lightning. Such a storm will be caused by either a single Cumulonimbus cloud (Cb) or a cluster, or line, of Cumulonimbus clouds.

See the main article Cumulonimbus for more detailed information.

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