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) del oeste
- In spring, the westerly winds blow across the frozen lake and become cooler.
- When the high pressure systems move north during winter, southern Australia comes under the influence of westerly winds and rain-bearing cold fronts.
- Specifically, westerly winds blow stronger, but changes in wind speed and direction occur all over the planet.
- Our prevailing winds are westerly, coming in from the Atlantic.
- Conditions on the day were trying; with strong westerly winds affecting timings but all the runners were happy with their individual times.
- The deep low pressure system then rolled southeast, and the fierce westerly gales on its northern flank inflicted widespread damage in southern and southeastern Australia over the next three days.
- Many hurricanes eventually drift far enough north or south to move into areas dominated by westerly winds (found in the middle latitudes).
- There was a strong westerly wind blowing that day, around 20-25 knots but the object didn't appear to be drifting.
- A light westerly wind blew, gentle as the day, and whipped up the dusts moving them to scattered graves and other surrounding parts of the city.
- Because of the westerly winds it just blows back in again, just like all the muck and dust from the building site next door.
- During more intense El Niño episodes, westerly winds are observed over parts of the equatorial western and central Pacific.
- Heavy swells and strong westerly winds made for tough rowing conditions and the organisers were taking no chances with the safety of competitors.
- There will be westerly gale force winds and a top temperature of 7c.
- This generated frequent heavy rains and fierce westerly gales: in some coastal areas there was significant wind damage as well as flooding.
- If, for instance, the pressure is low towards Iceland and Greenland and high down by the Azores and Portugal, then most of northern Europe can expect strong westerly winds.
1viento del oeste masculine
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