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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According to synoptic situation, continental air was prevailing over most parts of the country, while a shallow westerly wave was affecting upper parts of the country which was likely to move northeastward during the next 24 hours.
According to Met office, first week of June would be hot due to continental air which prevails over most parts of the country.
According to the synoptic situations continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.Weather remained dry in most parts of the country while hot in Sindh during last 24 hours.
The weather department said continental air is likely to prevail over most parts of the country during next two days.
According to the experts, continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.
They added that mainly hot and dry weather was expected in Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during the next 24 hours and according to the synoptic situation, continental air was prevailing over most plains 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.
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.
According to synoptic situation, continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.
According to the synoptic situations a continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.
As per synoptic situation, continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.

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