bad weather


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

bad weather

Weather conditions in which flying is difficult, hazardous, or ineffectual and that will prevent successful attainment of the mission. Generally refers to weather conditions like poor visibility, low clouds, turbulent clouds, gusts, precipitation, or wind conditions that affect safety, comfort level, and the mission success.
References in periodicals archive ?
Today two sorties were carried out to search the eighth body, but it is not possible to continue right now due to bad weather," said VK Jogdande, DM Pithoragarh.
A Wirral council tweet said: "Unfortunately, this weekend's New Ferry Festival in the Park has been cancelled because of this week's bad weather.
"The ports of the south have stopped in the last few days from exporting oil due to bad weather conditions and the high tide and wind intensity that hinder the export process from the southern ports," an official source told NINA.
Search teams with the help of Pakistan Army have been engaged in a search mission but owing to bad weather in the mountainous region they were unable to find the missing mountaineers.
In a statement, the ministry explained that the bad weather conditions are caused by the activity of the western and south-western winds which lead to sand storms' formation at certain places, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority.
SYRIA: Militants defending their last bastion in eastern Syria used the cover of bad weather to launch a deadly counterattack against a Kurdish-led force, a war monitor said on Tuesday.
Bad weather conditions prevented the Air Astana aircraft from flying from Almaty to Baku on time, Almaty International Airport told Trend on Friday.
25 (Saba) -- Ugandan police announced on Sunday that 22 people were killed and more than 60 missing when a tourist boat carrying about 100 tourists sank in Lake Victoria due to bad weather. "We have recovered 22 bodies and rescued 26 people," Ugandan police operations chief said.
'As per media reports, the incident took place over a Flight delay due to bad weather and the minister pushed the arrival incharge so hard that he stumbled.
KUWAIT, Nov 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ports Authority (KPA) has suspended navigation at the three main ports of Shuwaikh, Doha and Shuaiba due to bad weather conditions and low visibility.
All flights departing from Kuwait International Airport have been suspended, while some arriving flights were redirected to neighboring countries, due to bad weather. (Kuwait News Agency)
A Congestion at the Mediterranean ports of Malta and Piraeus has begun to ease after bad weather caused disruption to the delivery schedule over the weekend, sources quoted as saying on Tuesday.