IMPORTANT LOCAL WINDS FOR SSC CGL EXAM

List of important local winds. In SSC CGL 2015, questions can be asked from important local winds.

List of IMPORTANT LOCAL WINDS FOR SSC CGL EXAM

  • Chinook – Hot, Dry wind in Rockies, also called ‘snow eater’IMPORTANT LOCAL WINDS FOR SSC CGL
  • Sirocco – Hot, moist wind from Sahara to Mediterranean Sea
  • Solano – Hot, moist wind from Sahara towards Iberian Peninsula
  • Harmattan – Hot, Dry wind blowing outwards from interior of west Africa, also called Guinea Doctor
  • Bora – Cold, dry wind blowing outwards from Hungary to the north of Italy (near Adriatic Sea)
  • Foehn – Hot, Dry wind in the Alps
  • Khamsin – Hot, Dry wind in Egypt
  • Mistral – Very cold wind, which blows down from the Alps over France
  • Punas – Cold, dry wind blowing down towards the western side of Andes
  • Blizzard – Very cold winds in Tundra region
  • Brickfielder – Hot wind in Australia
  • Purga – Cold wind in Russian tundra
  • Levanter – cold wind in Spain
  • Norwester – Hot wind in New Zealand
  • Santa Ana – Hot wind in S. California in USA
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