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► Measuring of the Wind / Измерение ветра ◄

Number Description Wind Speed Possible effects


0 Calm 0 mph (0 kph) Chimney smoke rises straight up
1 Light air 2 mph (3 kph) Smoke drifts gently
2 Light breeze 5 mph (9 kph) Wind can be felt on face, leaves rustle
3 Gentle breeze 10 mph (15 kph) Tree leaves and twigs move
4 Moderate breeze 15 mph (25 kph) Dust and paper is raised up from the ground
5 Fresh breeze 21 mph (35 kph) Small trees begin to sway
6 Strong breeze 28 mph (45 kph) Large branches move
7 Moderate gale 35 mph (56 kph) Entire trees sway
8 Fresh gale 43 mph (68 kph) It is difficult to walk into the wind
9 Strong gale 50 mph (81 kph) Branches and slates are blown off
10 Whole gale 59 mph (94 kph) Houses are damaged, trees uprooted
11 Storm 69 mph (110 kph) Serious damage done to houses
12 Hurricane 74 mph (118 kph) Widespread damage

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http://www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado/beaufort.html
http://www.mcwdn.org/WEATHER/Wind.html
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Calm+wind
Beaufort scale ['bəufət 'skeil] – шкала Бофорта, шкала измерения силы ветра

calm [ka:m] – спокойный, безветренный

light air ['lait 'eə] – тихий ветер

light breeze ['lait 'bri:z] – легкий ветер

gentle breeze ['dʒentl 'bri:z] – слабый ветер

moderate breeze ['modərət 'bri:z] – умеренный ветер

fresh breeze ['fre∫ 'bri:z] – свежий ветер

strong breeze ['stroŋ 'bri:z] – сильный ветер

moderate gale ['modərət 'geil] – очень сильный ветер

fresh gale ['fre∫ 'geil] – надвигающийся шторм

strong gale ['stroŋ 'geil] – шторм

whole gale ['həul 'geil] – сильный шторм

storm ['sto:m] – буря

hurricane ['hΛrikən] – ураган

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http://www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado/beaufort.html
http://www.mcwdn.org/WEATHER/Wind.html
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Calm+wind