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Descriptor English: Tropical Wave
Descriptor Spanish: Onda Tropical
Descriptor Portuguese: Onda Tropical
Descriptor French: Onde Tropicale
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.592
SP8.473.654.587.652.560.535
Scope note: A disruption of the trade winds that can produce low clouds, rain and electrical storms. It is usually more intense and arranged at the bottom of the troposphere. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
DeCS ID: 34891
Unique ID: DDCS034891
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Tropical Wave - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060763
Scope note A disruption of the trade winds that can produce low clouds, rain and electrical storms. It is usually more intense and arranged at the bottom of the troposphere. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
Preferred term Tropical Wave



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