In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ráfaga feminineracha femininea gust of wind — una ráfaga de viento
- As the players went back on to the court there were incredibly strong gusts of wind blowing through the stadium.
- In the course of yesterday's failed landing there was a storm - with lightning and strong wind gusts - in the Toronto airport area at the time.
- An unusual feature of the month was the frequency of strong winds, with gale gusts recorded at most stations.
- The strongest gusts recorded in Great Britain during the storm were 115 mph at Shoreham, 108 mph at Dover and 106 mph at Ashford in Kent.
- And we've had some wind gusts and squally weather here but nothing has been damaged.
- With gusts of up to 180 miles per hour, Commonwealth Bay is often the windiest place on earth.
- Winds, initially between the North East and South East in direction, are to reach speeds of between 45 and 55 miles per hour with gusts of up to 70 or 80 mph.
- Last night, as strong gusts and heavy squalls hit the east coast, yachts were ripped from their moorings and more than half a million homes and businesses were left without power.
- Some crickets were chirping quietly and a few gusts of wind would rush past us every now and then.
- A strong gust of wind blew a small cloud of dirt into their air, and she shielded her eyes.
- Although some gusts were as strong as a hurricane the average wind speed was only sufficient to classify the storm as a severe gale.
- A strong gust of wind came out of nowhere and the fire went out.
- Wind gusts up to 183 mph were measured at the Blue Hill observatory outside Boston.
- These systems are intended to protect the workers in case of sudden wind gusts and to protect the investment of time and money already expended on the built wall.
- All of a sudden the sky went from red to black and a strong gust of wind estimated at about 100 knots blew fist-sized embers into the yard, setting it ablaze.
- The wind that day turned from a light breeze to fierce gusts.
- That meant it could safely be assumed the strongest gusts would affect Northern France and the Low Countries.
- Strong gusts of wind rattled the shutters in their frames, driving the rain against the slate roof with such vigour it sounded like hail.
- By the time she was back, ominous gusts of wind - strong enough to blow one's cap off - were swirling, and the occasional thunderclap shook the stadium.
- Horsemen were greeted by temperatures in the 40s, heavy rain, and wind gusts of nearly 40 miles per hour on Tuesday.
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