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helm wind

[′helm ¦wind]
(meteorology)
A strong, cold northeasterly wind blowing down into the Eden valley from the western slope of the Crossfell Range in northern England.
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Similar phenomenon are the Chinook or "snow eater" of the North American Rocky Mountains; the Zonda of the South American Andes; and the Helm wind of the English Pennines.
f the fierce Helm Wind is blowing from the North-East, the only British wind to merit its own name, be prepared to feel pretty nithered even on a sunny day.
Meanwhile, Age De Vries chose a considerably more successful strategy, leading the charge off the start line in first place and forcing the Cruiser boat Helm Wind, skippered by David Capozzalo, to miss the pin entirely.
The seller went to Helm Wind, who was giving trainer Maurice Barnes his first winner of the season.