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Origin of name [ edit ]

A from Libya blowing over the Mediterranean, Malta, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and

Scirocco and Sirocco are from the name, σιρόκος (sirokos), [ 1 ] ghibli is its name in Libya. The jugo . pronounced [jûɡo]. in Croatia. Montenegro. Serbia. and Hercegovina. Macedonia. Slovenia. and the Czech Republic comes the Slavic word jug . which south. The origin of the Italian might be related to the Arabic sharqī eastern, for easterly The sirocco reaching the south of is much dryer than the . which is a warm, humid also moving to the northwest. In the Islands this oppressive, dust bearing wind is la calima . The name of sirocco in the of Spain is leveche . and xaloc shaLOC) in Catalan. The leveche carries

red Sahara dust and is associated storms and heavy rain, the being very strong, about four days. In it is known as siroco and xaroco . In it is known as xlokk . [ 2 ] In Levantine (Lebanon, Syria) a similar is referred to as شلوق shlūq .

Development [ edit ]

It arises a warm, dry, tropical that is pulled northward by cells moving eastward the Mediterranean Sea. with the originating in the Arabian or Sahara [ 3 ] The hotter, drier continental air with the cooler, wetter air of the cyclone. and the counter-clockwise circulation of the low the mixed air across the southern of Europe .

Effects [ edit ]

The Sirocco dusty dry conditions along the coast of Africa, storms in the Sea, and cool wet weather in The Sirocco’s duration may be as short as a day or may last several days. people attribute health to the Sirocco either because of the and dust along the African regions or because of the cool in Europe. The dust within the winds can cause abrasion in devices and penetrate buildings.

Sirocco winds with of up to 100 kilometres per hour are most during the autumn and the spring. reach a peak in March and in when it is very hot, a maximum speed of about 100 (55 knots ).

Combined with a rising Sirocco is a factor responsible for the Alta phenomenon in the Venetian .

Similar winds [ edit ]


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