northeastwards


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north·east·ward

 (nôrth-ēst′wərd, nôr-ēst′-)
adv. & adj.
Toward, to, or in the northeast.
n.
A northeastward direction, point, or region.

north·east′ward·ly adv. & adj.
north·east′wards adv.
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northeastwards

(ˌnɔːθˈiːstwədz; ˌnɔːrˈiːstwədz) or

northeastward

adv
(Physical Geography) to the northeast
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This time running blindly, I went northeastward in a direction at right angles to my previous expedition.
But the foresight of the doctor was not long in bringing its reward; for, after having tried different heights, the Victoria at length began to sail off to the northeastward with medium speed.
Presently he came upon a stile, and, crossing it, followed a footpath northeastward. He passed near several farmhouses and some little places whose names he did not learn.
With regard to prevailing weather systems, seasonal low prevails over Northern Balochistan and its trough is extending Northeastwards. Moist currents from Arabian Sea are penetrating into upper parts of Pakistan up to 3000 feet and are likely to intensify during next 24 hours.
According to Synoptic Situation "Seasonal low lies over north Balochistan with its trough extending northeastwards. Moist currents are penetrating upper parts of the country and likely to strengthen in coming days".
According to the experts, seasonal low lies over north Balochistan with its trough extending northeastwards. Moist currents are penetrating northeastern parts of the country and likely to strengthen in coming days.
The axis of monsoon trough runs through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, centre of the well-marked low, thence northeastwards to Assam across southern part of Bangladesh.
Showery rain is expected to spread northeastwards tomorrow, some heavy and thundery.
"There remains a very small chance that this system will intensify as it moves northeastwards bringing even stronger winds to southwest England, Wales and on into northern England and southeast Scotland.
It continues: "A weather system will move northeastwards across the UK on Thursday bringing widespread strong winds.
But it is expected to suddenly change direction and power northeastwards with the UK in its sights.
The weather system, which has been upgraded to hurricane status by the US National Hurricane Centre in Miami, is currently tracking southwest but there is a threat that it could suddenly reverse and power northeastwards with the UK in its sights.

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