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  • Levant Wind
    on Sep 13, 2014 in Some Local Winds Weather Elements
    The levant is an easterly wind that blows in the western Mediterranean Sea and southern France, an example of mountain-gap wind. In Roussillon it is called "llevant" and in Corsica "levante". In the western Mediterranean, partic...
  • Khamsin Wind
    on Sep 10, 2014 in Some Local Winds Weather Elements
     Khamsin, khamseen, chamsin or hamsin  more commonly known in Egypt as khamaseen is a dry, hot, sandy local wind, blowing from the south, in North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Similar winds in the area are sirocco and simoom. From the Arabic w...
  • Harmattan Wind  The Harmattan is a hot, dry and dusty wind (continental trade wind) blowing over West Africa. This northeasterly wind blows from the Sahara Desert into the Gulf of Guinea between the end of November and the middle of March (winter). The name come...
  • Gregale Wind  The Gregale is a Mediterranean wind that can occur during times when a low pressure area moves through the area to the south of Malta and causes a strong, cool, northeasterly wind to affect the island. It also affects other islands of the Western...
  • Etesians Winds The etesians (winds)', sometimes found in the Latin form etesiae), meltemi μελτέμι (Greek), or meltem (Turkish) are the strong, dry north winds of the Aegean Sea, which blow from about mid-May to mid-September. According to C. Michael Hogan,...
  • Mistral Wind  The mistral (Catalan: Mestral, Greek: Μαΐστρος) is a strong, cold and northwesterly wind that blows from southern France into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean, with sustained winds often exceeding forty kilometers an hour, a...
  • Pampero Wind
    on Aug 31, 2014 in Some Local Winds Weather Elements
      The pampero is a burst of cold polar air from the west, southwest or south on the pampas in the south of Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. This wind (often violently) picks up during the passage of a cold front of an active low passing by. It takes...
  • Tehuantepecer
    on Aug 28, 2014 in Some Local Winds Weather Elements
      Tehuantepecer, or Tehuano wind, is a violent mountain-gap wind traveling through Chivela Pass, most common between October and February, with a summer minimum in July. It originates from eastern Mexico and the Bay of Campeche as a post-frontal no...
  • Bora Wind
    on Aug 25, 2014 in Some Local Winds Weather Elements
  • Foehn Wind
    on Aug 21, 2014 in local winds Weather Elements
      A Föhn or Foehn is a type of dry, warm, down-slope wind that occurs in the lee (downwind side) of a mountain range. It is a rain shadow wind that results from the subsequent adiabatic warming of air that has dropped most of its moisture on wind...
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