frost hollow


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frost hollow

[′frȯst ‚häl·ō]
(meteorology)
A small, low-lying zone which experiences frequent and severe frosts owing to the accumulation of cold night air; often severe where hills block the afternoon sunshine.
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BY AMY SMITH, AGE12 Frost Hollow Hall by Emma Carroll This is a ghost story set in Victorian England, mainly in a mansion with secrets and is told from the point of view of Tilly, a young girl who has been contacted by the ghost of a boy who drowned in a frozen lake.
Leon Brown, chief forecaster of Birminghambased The Weather Channel, said: "Saturday night will still be the coldest with a widespread moderate to severe frost and temperatures falling to -3degC and -6degC - with a few frost hollows dipping to -7degC or -8degC."
"On Tuesday night some places could be in for minus 6C or even less where there are frost hollows with clear skies and light winds.