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According to USA TODAY, the difference between isolated and scattered thunderstorms is determined by the probability of precipitation. If the chance of precipitation is less than 30 percent, then the National Weather Ser... More »

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Uganda is the country that has the most thunderstorms. The northern Lake Victoria of Kampala in Uganda experiences the maximum number of thunderstorms, at 242 days per year on average, compared to any other country in th... More »

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"Scattered thunderstorms" means that at any given moment, 30 to 50 percent of a particular area could experience an active storm, according to Aerostorms. This term deals with coverage, not intensity. More »

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