continental air


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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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According to a spokesman of PMD, continental air would prevail over most parts of the country during next 24 to 36 hours.
Met office reported that continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.
He said: "A battle between humid continental air and cooler Atlantic air will take place over the UK.
The heatwave is caused by a warm front and tropical continental air mass from Europe pushing across the country - bringing with it high temperatures and humidity.
Weather presenter Derek Brockway wrote on Twitter yesterday: "A Spanish Plume and tropical continental air could send temps soaring next week.
Weather presenter Derek Brockway tweeted yesterday: "A Spanish Plume and tropical continental air could send temps soaring next week.
Blamed on dry continental air blowing in from Iran andAfghanistan, the heat wave is forecast to subside later this week before monsoon rains bring relief to parched areas of the east and south.
PARTS of Britain will enjoy temperatures as hot as Portugal today as a "tropical continental air mass" moves into the country.
According to Met Office continental air is prevailing over most parts of 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.
The elevated pollution levels have been caused by a combination of light south-easterly winds, the continental air flow and dust which has blown up from the Sahara desert.
A spokesman said: "The hot continental air is expected to remain mostly to the east of Britain.

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