Meaning of DERECHO in English


(Pronounced day-RAY-cho), a widespread and usually fast-moving windstorm associated with convection . Derechos include any family of downburst clusters produced by an extratropical MCS , and can produce damaging straight-line winds over areas hundreds of miles long and more than 100 miles across.

A comprehensive English glossary of weather.      Полный английский глоссарий погоды.