The Upper Empordà region of Spain's Catalonia features a strong, cold and gusty north wind called the Tramuntana ('from across the mountains'). This wind reaches speeds of over 120 km/h and blows for many days in a row. It causes the sky to be predominantly cloudless, and over time has carved ridges in the massifs of the region. It has been known to overturn wheeled vehicles and rail cars.

This writeup replaces one by fled user spleen,
a non-English speaker,
who had reported simply "Hard Wind".

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