Ibe wind

Ibe wind

[‚ē·be ‚wind]
(meteorology)
A local strong wind which blows through the Dzungarian Gate (western China), a gap in the mountain ridge separating the depression of Lakes Balkash and Ala Kul from that of Lake Ebi Nor; the wind resembles the foehn and brings a sudden rise of temperature, in winter from about -15 to about 30°F (-20 to -1°C).