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(meteorology) the horizontal transfer of heat or other atmospheric properties

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This system with its cyclonic circulation, advects deep layers of moist air from the Indian Ocean, across the continent, up to the Congo and Angola airspace.
Friday morning will be cool but this will rapidly turn warmer as the system that advects the colder air passes to the east.
This advects unusually warm air south so creating intense, deep vortex cores (below 950hPa) while polar air adds to the cold front's identity.
Meanwhile a weak surface layer inflow advects moister air towards our eastern, perhaps even south-eastern, parts and, more significantly, another wave appears over southern Angola with the expected ability to develop widespread thunderstorms across the northern interior, from the escarpment eastward.
As the daytime hear increases, the heat-induced low pressure eventually advects moist air from Angola.