Definition of 'tropical storm'
Example sentences containing 'tropical storm'
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The effects of the warmer seas are already clear in a record number of tropical storms so early in the storm season.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This time last year nine tropical storms and four hurricanes had struck, in a season of record numbers.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The transition from a powerful tropical storm to a hurricane can occur very rapidly, surprisingly so at times.Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
More of the worst weather was expected today as the last of the tropical storm spun in from the Atlantic and rocked Blackpool.The Sun (2015)
This ended in near disaster when she was hit by a tropical storm and had to be rescued by the Japanese coastguard after 25 days at sea.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Definition of tropical storm from the Collins English Dictionary
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