continental air

continental air

[¦känt·ən¦ent·əl ′er]
(meteorology)
A type of air whose characteristics are developed over a large land area and which therefore has relatively low moisture content.
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An official of PMD said, 'Dry continental air would prevail over most parts of the country, A fresh westerly wave would likely to enter in western parts of the country from Monday (night).
An official of PMD said,'Dry continental air would prevail over most parts of the country, A fresh westerly wave would likely to enter in western parts of the country from Monday (night).
Continental air is prevailing over most plain parts of the country.
According to the experts, continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.
The CWB has issued a cold surge advisory for low temperatures from late this morning and continuing into Friday morning due to the combination of a strong continental air mass that has arrived and radiative cooling.
According to synoptic situation continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.
PARTS of Britain will enjoy temperatures as hot as Portugal today as a "tropical continental air mass" moves into the country.
The new Continental Air Spring Leveling System (CALS) will regulate the vehicle level with an ultrasound sensor and integrate valve function for filling and bleeding right at the air spring plate.
Balmy continental air kept temperatures more than 1.
The 42nd Annual General Assembly of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has appointed Zimbabwean Dr Elijah Chingosho as secretary general of the continental air transport organisation effective 1 January 2011.
We shall start to pick up a NE wind, dragging cold continental air from eastern Europe.
Continental Air Shares Rally On Revenue Gain Shares of Continental Airlines gained more than 9 percent on Tuesday, a day after it reported a monthly revenue increase that far surpassed expectations.

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