Synonyms of 'Winds'
berg windSouth Africaa hot dry wind in South Africa blowing from the plateau down to the coast biseSwitzerlanda cold dry northerly wind in Switzerland and the neighbouring parts of France and Italy, usually in the spring boraAdriatic Seaa violent cold north wind blowing from the mountains to the E coast of the Adriatic, usually in winter buran or buracentral Asiaa blizzard, with the wind blowing from the north and reaching gale force Cape doctorCape Town, South Africaa strong fresh SE wind blowing in the vicinity of Cape Town, esp in the summer chinookWashington & Oregon coastsa warm dry southwesterly wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains föhn or foehnN slopes of the Alpsa warm dry wind blowing down the northern slopes of the Alps. It originates as moist air blowing from the Mediterranean, rising on reaching the Alps and cooling at the saturated adiabatic lapse rate, and descending on the leeward side, warming at the dry adiabatic lapse rate, thus gaining heat harmattanW African coasta dry dusty wind from the Sahara blowing towards the W African coast, esp from November to March khamsin, kamseen or kamsinEgypta hot southerly wind blowing from about March to May, esp in Egypt levanterW Mediterraneanan easterly wind in the W Mediterranean area, esp in the late summer libeccio or libecchioCorsicaa strong westerly or southwesterly wind blowing onto the W coast of Corsica meltemi or etesian windNE Mediterraneana northerly wind in the northeast Mediterranean; etesian wind mistralS France to Mediterraneana strong cold dry wind that blows through the Rhône valley and S France to the Mediterranean coast, mainly in the winter monsoonS Asiaa seasonal wind of S Asia that blows from the southwest in summer, bringing heavy rains, and from the northeast in winter nor'westerSouthern Alps, New Zealanda strong northwest wind pamperoS Americaa dry cold wind in South America blowing across the pampas from the south or southwest simoom or simoonArabia & N Africaa strong suffocating sand-laden wind of the deserts of Arabia and North Africa siroccoN Africa to S Europea hot oppressive and often dusty wind usually occurring in spring, beginning in N Africa and reaching S Europe tramontane or tramontanaW coast of Italya cold dry wind blowing south or southwest from the mountains in Italy and the W Mediterranean ▷ See wind
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