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Royal Meteorological Society WEATHER SYSTEMS
 

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Royal Meteorological Society
WEATHER SYSTEMS
OVER THE UK
In this talk, we shall be looking primarily at mid-latitude weather systems -
the highs and lows that we commonly see in the British Isles. We shall look
at the basic theory behind their development, evolution and dissipation,
together with the weather commonly associated with them.
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A SYNOPTIC CHART
Low pressure
centre
High pressure
centre
Cold front
Warm front
Occluded
front
This is the classic type of weather chart (called a synoptic chart) that we see

  

Source: Allan, Richard P. - Department of Meteorology, University of Reading

 

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