fresh gale


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fresh gale

[¦fresh ′gāl]
(meteorology)
In the Beaufort wind scale, a wind whose speed is from 34 to 40 knots (39 to 46 miles per hour, or 63 to 74 kilometers per hour).
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With gusts of 40mph plus - officially a fresh gale - kids and parents ventured outside wrapped up in weatherproofs to defy the rain and wind, or opted for indoor events.
People living in Whitby suffered their worst flooding in a decade after fresh gales hit the area yesterday.
As engineers battled to restore power to houses affected by weekend storms, fresh gales early yesterday cut off another 1,000 homes in Northumberland.