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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #73862: Winds and weather
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    Winds and weather

    Winds are air in motion blowing from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure. Winds are named by the direction from which they blow; their deflection is due to the rotation of the earth. They are deflected to the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere.

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    1. are steady currents of air blowing towards the equator from the north-east and the south-east.
    2. Regular winds blowing outside of the tropics in the Temperate Zones are known as .
    3. are hot and dry winds on the east of the Rocky Mountains.
    4. A moist and hot wind which blows from the Sahara desert across Italy .
    5. is similar to The Sirocco but blowing from the Sahara to the Iberian Peninsula.
    6. is a hot and dry wind which blows from the interior of West Africa.
    7. is a cold and dry wind which blows through the valleys of the Rhone .
    8. blows down on the western side of the Andes.

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