convective activity

convective activity

[kən′vek·div ak′tiv·əd·ē]
(meteorology)
Generally, manifestations of convection in the atmosphere, alluding particularly to the development of convective clouds and resulting weather phenomena, such as showers, thunderstorms, squalls, hail, and tornadoes.
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The country will continue to experience higher chance of strong convective activity and tropical cyclone occurrence that may bring much rainfall in the first quarter of 2018, PAGASA said.
To add to this, Malano said the country may experience 'a higher chance of strong convective activity and tropical cyclone occurrence that may bring much rainfall during the remaining portion of the year and first quarter of 2018.
As with the planet's other major cloud belts, the SEB remained largely quiet throughout 2016, with only low-level convective activity in its usual location just west of the Great Red Spot (GRS).
On another occasion, ATC strongly suggested a re-route to the west to get behind a large area of convective activity.
This nocturnal maximum is counterintuitive in the sense that convective activity over the Great Plains is out of phase with the local generation of CAPE by solar heating of the surface.
AOPA's Risk Evaluator covers icing, significant amounts of visible moisture, and convective activity.
Almazroui explained that "strong convective activity started to develop Friday over Makkah between 3 p.
Advection from the periphery of the Congo air assisted by the departure of the southerly flow sees a return of convective activity over the interior.
They found most rainfall to be of stratiform character; however, a large amount of rainfall is due to convective activity.
Wind shear had separated the center of circulation from this convective activity so, TRMM found virtually no rainfall near Nadine's center.
In the SEB, the fading began very soon after the cessation of convective activity in the SEB, and a series of cyclonic dark ovals quickly appeared, suggesting that there was a reconfiguration of the retrograding SEBs jet.