prevailing westerly


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Noun1.prevailing westerly - the winds from the west that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth
west wind, wester - wind that blows from west to east
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The prevailing Westerly Wave trough lies over Northern parts of Pakistan with Seasonal Low still persisting over North Balochistan.
And I actually got this one right - it is a result of the prevailing westerly winds across the Atlantic Ocean picking up large amounts of moisture.
And I actually got this one right - it is a result of the prevailing westerly winds cross the Atlantic Ocean picking up large amounts of moisture.
Experts say the particles from Chinese deserts and factories are carried to the Korean Peninsula by prevailing westerly winds.
aACoeThe aircraft failed to approach the runway in proper touchdown attitude; given that the aircraft attempted touchdown in extreme attitudes, the flight crew followed a non-prescribed procedure and that the situation was further complicated by prevailing westerly crosswind conditions at Kathmandu (VNKT), the aircraft departed the runway surface towards the southeasterly direction,aACA[yen] the committee said.
WSea breezes clear the air and freshen up the most sheltered locations - it is hard to avoid the prevailing westerly winds.
When the waters receded, the exposed silt dried and was picked up by the prevailing westerly winds and redeposited over broad areas.
Water temperatures in the North Atlantic have fallen by one to two degrees, and the summer's prevailing westerly winds over the town have cooled.
"Prevailing westerly winds and sea currents mean that our beaches have historically seen higherthan-average levels of litter compared with other areas of the UK and annual fluctuations are inevitable.
Because the sun keeps the soil much warmer during winter and the prevailing westerly winds are broken by the higher ground.
The best areas for the fly angler are the Meadow and Cronkley Point, where some shelter can be found from the prevailing westerly winds.