wet start

wet start

A faulty start of a gas turbine engine in which ignition fails to take place or a self-sustaining RPM is not achieved. The unburned or burning fuel is ejected from the tailpipe.
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AUGUST is off to a wet start with heavy showers set to pour down all week.
With a wet start to June 2017, it's hoped that by July 1 things will have brightened up.
GET out your brollies as it will be a wet start to the Bank Holiday weekend.
It'll be a wet start to Sunday morning, with some showers.
Expect a wet start to the weekend, with the northeast monsoon ('amihan') continuing to bring light rains over northern and central Luzon, as well as Metro Manila, and isolated showers and storms in Visayas and Mindanao.
But despite the wet start, the sun is now shining and tD he crowds have been amazing.
AN EXCEPTIONALLY wet start to the year has been blamed for a dip in racecourse attendances for the first six months of 2016.
Low pressure responsible for the grey and wet start to the week will be pushed out by high pressure bringing clearer skies and much lower temperatures.
The North and West will reach 15C after a wet start.
European Centre for MediumCaeRange Weather Forecast also shows a wet start to April for Middle East region, including Oman, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Northern India.
They are predicting a wet start to the week, with wintry showers especially on high ground, before an area of high pressure towards the weekend will see temperatures struggling to reach 5C (41F) in the South and not rising above freezing further north.
UAE residents had a wet start to the week on Sunday morning as thunderstorms lashed the country overnight.