Ibe wind

From Glossary of Meteorology



Ibe wind

A local strong wind that blows through the Dzungarian Gate (in western China), a gap in the mountain ridge separating the depression of Lakes Balkash and Ala Kul from that of Lake Ebi Nor.

The wind resembles the foehn and brings a sudden rise of temperature, in winter from about -26° to about -1°C.


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