In summer the east wind brings dense and sudden fogs; while in winter the northerly gales blow straight into the mouths of the harbours.
The dry east wind known as the harmattan blows intermittently from December to March.
For fully half the year the cottages of its villages are damp with the haar, or dense mist, borne on the east wind from the North Sea.
Fogs are common on the coast, and east wind drizzles; the north-east winds being the weather bane of spring and late autumn.
Yahweh then causes a strong east wind to blow all that night, which drives back the waters from the shallows, and so renders it possible for the host of Israel to cross over.
A violent east wind fomented the flames which ra ed durin the whole of Monda and Fire.