bad weather

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Owing to bad weather we remained two days at our moorings.
We sailed rapidly down the current, but before sunset, from a silly fear of bad weather, we brought-to in a narrow arm of the river.
They had sails, oars, and a compass; and had as much provision and water as, with sparing it so as to be next door to starving, might support them about twelve days, in which, if they had no bad weather and no contrary winds, the captain said he hoped he might get to the banks of Newfoundland, and might perhaps take some fish, to sustain them till they might go on shore.
But that doesn't take into account bad weather, contrary winds, shipwrecks, railway accidents, and so on.
Miss Crawford's uneasiness was much lightened by this conversation, and she walked home again in spirits which might have defied almost another week of the same small party in the same bad weather, had they been put to the proof; but as that very evening brought her brother down from London again in quite, or more than quite, his usual cheerfulness, she had nothing farther to try her own.
When it was bed-time, and the others went to bed, the mother said to the bear: 'You can lie there by the hearth, and then you will be safe from the cold and the bad weather.
An unguided ramble into its recesses in bad weather is apt to engender dissatisfaction with its narrow, tortuous, and miry ways.
Because I am to hope for the satisfaction of seeing you at Woodston on Wednesday, which bad weather, or twenty other causes, may prevent, I must go away directly, two days before I intended it.
With more snow falling and continued travel problems, the TUC has called on employers not to force staff to make dangerous journeys into work in the bad weather.
Summary: Johannesburg [South Africa], Feb 10 (ANI): Opener Shikhar Dhawan's fireworks continued as he struck his 13th One Day International (ODI) century to help India reach 200 in the fourth of the six-match series against South Africa, before the game was halted due to bad weather at the Wanderers here on Saturday.
The bad weather and rainfall wave continues in Egypt's cities for the second day, Alexandria governorate, Jan.
Every January we have bad weather - sleet, snow and icy winds, it's not a surprise.
BLOOD donor bosses say they are desperate for donations after the spell of bad weather and are urging folk to go along to the latest session.
As it is on record that many past fatal crashes have been traced to bad weather, it is therefore, critical for all stakeholders to be up to their responsibilities in ensuring innocent lives are not lost on the platform of bad weather.
Due to the bad weather, the following flights have been cancelled: