Derecho, derecho.

by Ironwood @, Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 14:57 (69 days ago)

Just came across a new, for me, English (?) weather word:

"derecho" - a widespread, long-lived, straight-line wind storm that is associated with a fast-moving group of severe thunderstorms known as a mesoscale convective system. Derechos can cause hurricane-force winds, tornadoes, heavy rains, and flash floods. 

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