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1. The answer is blowing in the mistral

Each year, southern France is buffeted by a strong wind called the mistral. It is:

A) A cold wind from the north
B) A hot wind from the south
C) A dry wind from the east
D) A moist wind from the west

Your answer — D) A moist wind from the west — was incorrect.

The mistral blows down from the Central Plateau of France onto the northwest Mediterranean, usually during the winter months. Wind speeds up to 150 km/h (90 mph) have been recorded.

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