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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Throughout the week, the weather bureau said the habagat will be temporarily weak, while a ridge of high pressure area or an anti-cyclone system will be the dominant weather system to affect Luzon.
This is called the anti-cyclone. Every monsoon comes with a larger layer of anti-cyclone.
At the start of this month Met Eireann forecaster Joanna Donnelly said she could see an anti-cyclone moving from the Portuguese islands further south in the Atlantic and she dubbed this system the "Azores High".
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.
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 3.45pm.
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."
Present high pressure systems, are not strong enough to constitute an anti-cyclone, which would have ruled out the possibility of rain.
The exponents of wind turbines are full of rhetoric and spin, but when asked a simple technological question regarding static high pressure (anti-cyclone) systems and the narrow parameters of lower and upper wind speeds when they actually produce power, they seem to be struck dumb.
We need hangar-flying sessions where "anti-cyclone" gets thrown around with the jeers.
We are in the middle of an anti-cyclone so it's dry, bright and cold at night."
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