I have put together this collection of images over several years as a celebration of the Helm Wind, and the Helm Bar cloud which accompanies it. Born above the high fells of the North Pennines, the Helm is Britain's only named wind. Briefly, the Helm is a foehn-type wind, which blows from a north-easterly direction and accelerates rapidly down the slopes of Cross Fell in the North Pennines to the Eden Valley below. In the process, it produces some amazing cloud effects - the Helm Bar, a band of cloud which forms in front of the fell, and the Helm Cap which sits on top of it. On occasions, a beautifully formed, rotating roll cloud can be seen. More information can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helm_Wind
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