In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wind) racheado(day/weather) ventoso
- The winds are notoriously gusty and unpredictable on Uluru, and the local helicopter services provide us with continual updates so that we can make quality assessments.
- So watch for those gusty winds and some heavy downpours as well.
- Accuracy testing was complicated by the heavy trigger pull, substantial recoil and a strong, gusty wind blowing from right to left.
- The month got off to a cold and gusty start as strong winds battered the Swindon area.
- The Namibian coast experienced abnormally cold weather conditions the past three months with strong winds, gusty seas and out of season thunderstorms over the central and southern coast.
- Tudor felt that being the lightest of the four finalists was more of a disadvantage if anything, given the gusty off-shore wind that was blowing.
- Strong gusty winds made for exciting racing in the third race of the Killington Sailing Association's winter series.
- The Category 3 hurricane blew ashore near San Fernando, Mexico, bringing heavy wind and gusty winds to south Texas.
- By studying clouds you can often tell which direction the winds at that particular level are blowing from and you can tell whether they are gusty or steady winds.
- As summer fades into memory and gusty autumn winds dissuade all but the keenest from picking up a racket, why not improve your game in warmer climes?
- The heavy downpours, which began around 4 am yesterday, were accompanied by gusty winds, thunder and lightning.
- Except when I was there the mistral - a heavy, gusty wind - blew five days running.
- Late on the morning of 8 February 1983 a strong, but dry, cold front began crossing Victoria, preceded by hot, gusty northerly winds.
- The wind was gusty yesterday, kicking up a lot of dust.
- It is a video of an empty plastic bag dancing in the street, blown here and there by the gusty winds of an approaching storm.
- On one occasion in early September, I witnessed drooping of the leaves when a sudden summer shower with gusty winds and a brief, but heavy downpour occurred.
- The wind on the ground was gusty and blowing in excess of 25 mph.
- Yesterday it was gusty, today it blew all the time.
- Friday night's gusty winds blew on through Saturday and matured into a full-blown storm as Britain slept last night - or rather, as Britain tried to sleep.
- Ten long months of organisation have gone into the three-day festival and there was disappointment when Saturday's gusty winds forced the big parade inside.
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