anti-cyclone


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anti-cyclone

An area of high pressure where the winds are spiraling outward. The pressure is highest in the center, and the weather produced is often bright and clear.
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Storm Emma is pushing up against a very intense anti-cyclone from Scandinavia and that is producing the Siberian airflow across Ireland so the gale looks pretty likely.
PAGASA is also looking into another scenario where the severe tropical storm may not enter the PAR, as an anti-cyclone or ridge of high pressure area located northwest of the Philippines will be pushing the storm farther from the country.
If they had visited a few days later, with Wales under a high pressure anti-cyclone, they would have seen most wind turbines at a complete standstill,which is frequently the case.
The forward track would be northerly (towards Karachi) and westerly (Oman) depending on which anti-cyclone prevails over the other in getting to steer the deep depression.
Thanks to 'Bubbles' and his happy band of helpers Chapelgate is one of the quickest drying grounds around these days, and a 35-over match eventually began in earnest after a couple more short stops for the heavy showers circling around a fearsome midsummer anti-cyclone at 3.
WELL done Conservative AM Mark Isherwood for telling the Welsh Assembly recently that wind turbines produce no electricity when a high pressure anti-cyclone sits over the UK.
However, a shift in the position of this anti-cyclone will mean that cooler and cloudier conditions will gradually spread southwards from Wednesday.
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