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helm wind

[′helm ¦wind]
(meteorology)
A strong, cold northeasterly wind blowing down into the Eden valley from the western slope of the Crossfell Range in northern England.
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The Helm Wind is the only named wind in the UK and is localised to the Pennine Hills.
The Helm Wind is going to be felt more to the north east, in areas of the Peak District like Edale.
The Helm Wind is a strong north-easterly wind which is common in late winter and spring.
Similar phenomenon are the Chinook or "snow eater" of the North American Rocky Mountains; the Zonda of the South American Andes; and the Helm wind of the English Pennines.
f the fierce Helm Wind is blowing from the North-East, the only British wind to merit its own name, be prepared to feel pretty nithered even on a sunny day.
Meanwhile, Age De Vries chose a considerably more successful strategy, leading the charge off the start line in first place and forcing the Cruiser boat Helm Wind, skippered by David Capozzalo, to miss the pin entirely.
MAURICE Barnes and his wife Anne watched Helm Wind win the Building Maintenance Company Selling Hurdle at Hexham yesterday mixed feelings.
The seller went to Helm Wind, who was giving trainer Maurice Barnes his first winner of the season.
Met Office forecast Helm Winds for North of England, but what are they?
The current damp conditions have arrived on winds from the east and the Met Office is forecasting a bout of Helm Winds - which arrive over mountain tops - throughout the next few days.