The prevailing winds, mild and humid, are west winds from the Atlantic; continental climatic influence makes itself felt in the east wind, which is frequent in winter and in the east of France, while the mistral, a violent wind from the north-west, is characteristic of the Mediterranean region.
You can also get supplies and toys for your Mistral to play with.
The Bishen Realm has a lot of information among its pages and is much like the Mistral Adoption Centre.
The mistral of the Riviera is entirely absent from Algiers, but in summer the city occasionally suffers from the sirocco or desert wind.
Together with Frederic Mistral, he was awarded the Nobel prize in 1904.