westerly wave

westerly wave

[′wes·tər·lē ′wāv]
(meteorology)
An atmospheric wave disturbance embedded in the mid-latitude westerlies.
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A westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist during next 24 to 36 hours.
A fresh westerly wave is likely to approach upper parts of the country on Sunday evening.
A shallow westerly wave is prevailing over upper parts of the country and likely to persists till Monday.
Monsoon currents of moderate to strong intensity are reaching upper parts of the country and a shallow trough of westerly wave is also present over northern areas.
The office said that a westerly wave lies over Kashmir and its adjoining areas, while moist currents from the Arabian Sea were entering the sub-mountainous areas of Punjab and AJK.
The office informed that a westerly wave is still effecting upper and western parts of the country and likely to persist during next 2-3 days.
According to synoptic situation, a westerly wave is affecting upper and central parts of the country.
The met office says monsoon currents of moderate to heavy intensity are penetrating the upper parts of the country and a westerly wave is also prevailing over northern parts of the country.
According to Met analysis, a westerly wave is still affecting the upper parts of the country and likely to persist for next five days.
A spokesman of Met office informed that a westerly wave was affecting upper parts of the country and was likely to move eastward during next 24 hours.
A westerly wave is also affecting western and upper parts of the country.
A shallow westerly wave is present over upper parts of the country.