Sentence Examples


  • Tempests and squalls are frequent, and the weather is rarely calm.
  • Most rain falls between November and May, and at this season the torrents are tremendous while they last, and squalls of wind are frequent and violent, almost invariably preceding a downpour.
  • In the absence of wind the summer atmosphere is often bright and exhilarating, but there is a constant tendency to sudden squalls of wind and rain, which pass as quickly as they gather.
  • The mean depth of the sea is estimated at 133 fathoms. The bora (north-east wind), and the prevalence of sudden squalls from this quarter or the south-east, are dangers to navigation in winter.
  • Sailing is hardly ever practised, and squalls on the lakes are often dangerous to the rowing-boats.