Natural Phenomenon or Myth?
All over the world there are strange and persistent winds that are studied as natural phenomenon. These winds sometimes have strange effects on people and their behaviors. Some of these winds include the foehn of Austria, the mistral of France, the sirocco of the Mediterranean and the Santa Ana winds of Los Angeles.
The foehn of Austria is caused by the rising of warm, moist air up windward slopes and it expands and cools, thus collecting water vapor. After that it cools slower because its moisture is forming rain or snow, releasing dormant heat. By the time the air reaches the peak it…
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