leeward side :
- n the side sheltered from the wind
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- Computer models of tornadoes show possible sheltering region behind hills
Three-dimensional computer models of the interaction between tornadoes and hills shows that wind velocities are significantly reduced on the leeward side of hills. The finding applied to hills whose height was equal to or greater than the radius of the tornado vortex.
Oct. 16, 2013 - Science Daily