Translation of storm in Spanish:


tormenta, n.

Pronunciation /stɔrm//stɔːm/


  • 1

    tormenta feminine
    a storm at sea una tempestad
    • let's try to get home before the storm breaks intentemos llegar a casa antes de que se desate / se desencadene la tormenta
    • a storm in a teacup una tormenta en un vaso de agua
    • to take sth by storm asaltar algo
    • she took New York's audiences by storm tuvo un éxito clamoroso en Nueva York
    • to weather / ride (out) the storm capear el temporal
    • Over the past week lightning storms and heavy rain have caused a lot of problems, especially with holidaymakers and visitors.
    • For winemakers in the Rhone, 2002 was a disastrous year, with violent storms and huge rainfall during the harvest.
    • In addition, there are strong winds and heavy storms in the region, particularly during winter.
    • As well as bringing milder winters and hotter summers, warmer weather could trigger more rain, fiercer winds and more frequent storms.
    • The night was getting darker and the rain harder, and no car went by, the storm was so strong he could hardly see a few feet ahead of him.
    • This can lead to heavy and prolonged rain or storms in these areas, and possible flash flooding.
    • But the storm's winds and rain are still pretty much pounding that area.
    • However, I can already hear the thunder and lightning unleashing the fierce storm of the year.
    • These kinds of storms can produce rain, hail snow, thunder and lightning.
    • About an hour after my arrival the storm arrived with rain, lightning and thunder.
    • Yesterday France was battered by storms and strong winds.
    • The recent thunder and lightning storm was the worst of its kind seen in the area for many years.
    • He was standing in the middle of a storm; rain and wind battering his body.
    • Hampshire was battered by high-speed winds and heavy rain yesterday as violent storms hit the county.
    • It was pitch black outside, and the ground was dry and cracked, as if the storm had produced lightning but no rain.
    • The storm's winds were strong enough to uproot trees and to knock people off their feet.
    • The storms also brought strong winds and frequent lightning, we are told.
    • The weather is unpredictable, with violent gales and storms having resulted in countless shipping casualties over the years, continuing right up to the present.
    • He also had an uncanny feel for the weather and many times accurately predicted a day of storms, especially violent thunderstorms and tornadoes.
    • The middle part of the month saw an increase in the number of storms and some very strong winds.
  • 2

    (of abuse) torrente masculine
    (of protest) ola feminine
    (of protest) tempestad feminine
    (uproar) escándalo masculine
    (uproar) revuelo masculine
    a new storm broke estalló un nuevo escándalo
    • his fifth novel was launched in a storm of publicity su quinta novela fue lanzada con mucha alharaca / con gran despliegue publicitario
    • When radio jockeys aired a hitherto-unknown singer, little did they know that his voice would raise a storm of appreciation.
    • Tim should also see his way through to retirement, despite the storm engulfing the drugs industry.
    • The proposals for extra drinking time were met with a storm of protest from neighbours who said it would fuel late-night noise.
    • Looking more like a documentary than a typical TV drama, the films provoked a storm of outrage.
    • This was reported in the newspapers and aroused a storm of public criticism.
    • He created a storm of sorts in the 1966 autumn-winter collection when he had his women models in tuxedos, absolutely unheard of till then.
    • The scheme was set for the go-ahead on Thursday but councillors decided to defer it for a site visit following a storm of objections from villagers.
    • We'll talk to the journalist at the center of the storm, David Wright.
    • This was my first exposure to the raging storm of the creation-day controversy.
    • The reality right now is that if you try the second project first, you may find yourself at the center of a furious storm.
    • Last night, his comments prompted a storm of criticism from the sporting world, including football.
    • Closer to home, the Irish Times, once the stately ship of Irish journalism, continues to be battered by storms and controversy.
    • But he has provoked a storm of opposition from islanders, politicians and mountaineers, who dispute his right to put such a national treasure on the market.
    • When Dylan himself decided to make the transition from folk hero to electric messiah, he found himself at the centre of a storm of protest.
    • A storm of protest blew up after council officials released critical figures just hours before a crunch meeting.
    • Despite the heavy secrecy imposed on this radical program, a storm of opposition will be hard to avoid.
    • Howard's remarks set off a storm of controversy.
    • However, a new poll suggests that the 39-year-old's public appeal has not been affected by the storm over drugs.
    • Naturally, the governor's comments raised a storm of criticism, especially from those groups representing ethnic Koreans.
    • Plans for a hotel in the heart of Sheffield seem likely to be rubber-stamped despite a storm of opposition.
    • But the man at the center of the storm sits calmly in his office just a few doors down from the president's, playing down reports of a rift.
    • Vancouverites wage a private war against Torontonians in a storm of jealousy and rivalry of which Toronto is completely unaware.
    • After a storm of protest, the conservation group agreed to talk to animal welfare groups to see if there was a way to save both hedgehogs and birds.
    • It is heavily laced with tension, drama and passion, as all three characters collide in a storm of passion, revenge and ultimately tragedy.
    • They toured extensively, creating a storm of enthusiasm at packed venues and festivals across America, Canada, Europe and Australia.
    • The news caused a storm of protest, particularly from rail unions.
    • The remarks led to a storm of protest, but Connell refused to back down.
    • When she released her first album in 1994, a storm of controversy erupted.
    • At the center of the storm, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is facing a new round of scrutiny over warnings that went unheeded.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (move violently)
    troops stormed into the country las tropas marcharon sobre el país
    • she stormed into the office irrumpió en la oficina
    • furious, he stormed out of the meeting abandonó la reunión furioso
    • the crowd stormed through the gates la multitud se precipitó por la verja
  • 2

    (blow violently)
    (wind) soplar con fuerza
  • 3

    (express anger)
    he stormed at the manager le dijo de todo al gerente
    • she stormed at / over the delay se puso furiosa por el retraso

transitive verb

  • 1

    (attack, capture)
    (fortress/city) tomar por asalto
    (city/fortress) asaltar
    (house) irrumpir en
  • 2

    (say angrily)
    this is outrageous, she stormed —esto es un escándalo —bramó