eye wall

eye wall

[′ī ‚wȯl]
(meteorology)
A zone at the periphery of the eye of the storm where winds reach their highest speed.
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Areas that are impacted by this quadrant will likely be closer to the dangerous eye wall and receive more wind damage and torrential rains.
CYGNSS will measure surface winds in and near the inner core of tropical systems, including regions beneath the eye wall and intense inner rain-bands that could not previously be measured from space.
As the western part of Haima's eye wall is rather close to Hong Kong, gales will affect the territory for some time," the observatory added.
Other similar features include high clouds forming an eye wall, other high clouds spiralling around the eye, and a counter-clockwise spin in the northern hemisphere.
To penetrate an eye wall of a hurricane that the winds are 200 knots plus is a bit of aviating skills that I don't think most people outside a group of folks like you really understand.
Fuiita proposes that the eye wall of the hurricane-the region of strongest winds surrounding the calm "eye"-spawns small, swirling eddies that measure only 500 feet in diameter.
These injuries sometimes require urgent eye surgeries like stitching of the eye wall or repair of the orbital structure, and can even lead to blindness in the affected eye.
This is a promising discovery as the corneal limbus is one of the most accessible regions of the human eye and it represents 90 per cent of the thickness of the front eye wall.
He began his career at Birds Eye Walls and for the past four years was General Manager, Project and Sales, at Chesapeake Packaging Systems.
Ambleside-born Dr McAdam joined Unilever as a management trainee in 1974 and became general manager of Birds Eye Walls at Kirkby in 1984 before moving up through the ranks at Unilever and moving to ICI in 1997.
Chris Dawson, whose daughter Cara, 13, was with Milly before she disappeared, said: "A family friend was driving past a Birds Eye Walls building and saw her walking along the pavement.
Fish-finger giants Birds Eye Walls replaced children's favourite seafarer with a younger, hunkier sailor.