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This pattern was the result of long spells of high pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The high pressure also swept in easterly winds that made the east coast wetter and brought some chilly weather. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At least the theme for the remainder of this week is calmer as high pressure slowly builds across us. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remaining areas turned more settled as high pressure moved in from the Atlantic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those dry conditions are the result of high pressure, which has been a dominant theme this winter. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They are required to be flexible and to put up with low pay, high pressure and uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An area of high pressure is blocking their direct route to the finish line so they are both having to plot a way north. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Last year a number of large charities were found to have hired fundraisers who were using high pressure tactics to raise money over the telephone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Today will be another cold one, with high pressure over the south bringing variable amounts of cloud and sunshine. Times, Sunday Times (2017)High pressure should settle things down in southern areas, with some sunshine and night frosts as the winds ease. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those raw winds in the south are easing today as the area of high pressure edges closer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This spring has been dry and sunny because of long spells of high pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)By midweek high pressure should bring quieter weather with sharp frosts and ice but less wind. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And some high pressure resulted in a period of fine weather. The Sun (2009)This feature maintains the constant high blood pressure that an octopus needs to resist the high pressures of the deep sea. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You play games early on and there is a high pressure because at that stage there is a lot riding on it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)High pressure has been building since then, bringing increasingly warm and sunny weather. Times, Sunday Times (2011)High pressure built across the north, giving brighter days but frost and fog by night. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But their progress eastwards has tended to be blocked by high pressure over Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After that, it may turn calmer and sunnier for a few days as high pressure builds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)High pressure is very much in charge, and looks like remaining here next week as well. Times, Sunday Times (2007)During the remainder of the week high pressure extended across all parts, with an abundance of sunshine. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There will be a trend for high pressure, which will settle things down and draw up warmer air. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Expect a drier and brighter interlude across southern and central parts after that, as high pressure attempts to build. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A neat touch is being able to choose between normal or high pressure air to blast through the fans. The Sun (2008)The jet stream has been buckled to run north and south of it, allowing the high pressure area to persist. Times, Sunday Times (2011)On high pressure days traffic accidents increase by between 40 and 70 per cent. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)But high pressure from the Azores is building up, promising a drier weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are few such concerns this week, as high pressure is expected to move in from Scandinavia. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You may may bleed - most likely from your nose - because your blood vessels are under a higher pressure. The Sun (2008)
They hold down high-pressure jobs and do not steal to feed their habit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But doctors may advise him against returning to such a high-pressure job. The Sun (2009)Everyone agrees that the aggressive high-pressure sales culture in high street banks went too far. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those who hold high-pressure jobs and serve in leadership positions are especially vulnerable because they lack these filters. Christianity Today (2000)Some use high-pressure hoses to repel boarders or have built safe rooms where they can lock themselves until a warship arrives. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was intense, high-pressure with big crowds and a lot of noise. The Sun (2010)He conceded that of the two, she had the more high-pressure job. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Driving ministers is a high-pressure job, so that could be a reason for this. The Sun (2010)But temperatures have risen again as the persistent high-pressure system that brought the freeze was shunted away by a high-altitude jet stream. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Within an hour of the attack the scene had been washed down with high-pressure hoses, wiping out almost all the evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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