World Geography

Which one of the following is a local wind that blows out from Siberia?

  1. Bora
  2. Purga
  3. Mistral
  4. Blizzard

Answer

Bora is northeasterly from eastern Europe to northeastern Italy. Mistral is cold northerly from central France and the Alps to Mediterranean.

Blizzard is the Siberian cold front, dubbed the “Beast from the East” in Britain, “Siberian bear” by the Dutch and the “snow cannon” by Swedes.

The correct option is D.