Which of the following winds is also known as “ice-eater”?

Answer: [B] Chinook

Chinook is basically warm winds originally meant a warming wind from the ocean into the interior regions of the Pacific Northwest of the USA. Foehn is a type of dry, warm, down-slope wind that occurs in the lee (downwind side) of a mountain range. Harmattan is a dry and dusty north-easterly trade wind which blows from the Sahara Desert over the West African. Mistral is a strong, cold, north-westerly wind that blows from southern France into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean. Sirocco is a Mediterranean wind that comes from the Sahara and can reach hurricane speeds in North Africa and Southern Europe.

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