In the following sentence, which word best suits the context?
"The walls on the soutwest fall inward from the pressure of ________ winds."
Basically, I know the difference between continual and continous, but I couldn't figure the right word here.
I'd choose "continual".
continual, constant with intervals; e.g., continual winds
continuous, constant without interruption or exceptions;e.g., continuous winds: The wind didn't let up all day.