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  • UK Weather
    • Air masses
      • Polar maritime brings cool wet weather
      • Tropical maritime brings wet windy weather
        • Maritime air masses are very changeable making them hard to predict
          • Polar maritime brings cool wet weather
      • Tropical continental brings hot weather
      • Polar continental brings dry, cold weather
      • Polar brings strong winds and snow
      • The uneven heating of the Earth causes air masses
      • When air masses meet, it's called a front
        • If these fronts meet, it creates depressions
          • When a warm front meets a cold front, the cold air pushes under the warm as it travels faster
            • As the warm air rises, it's water vapour cools and condenses creating clouds before falling as rain.
              • Depressions bring rain
    • Depressions
      • If these fronts meet, it creates depressions
        • When a warm front meets a cold front, the cold air pushes under the warm as it travels faster
          • As the warm air rises, it's water vapour cools and condenses creating clouds before falling as rain.
            • Depressions bring rain
      • A stationary jet stream over the UK brings frequent depressions.
        • Jet stream
          • UK Weather
            • Air masses
              • Tropical maritime brings wet windy weather
                • Maritime air masses are very changeable making them hard to predict
                • Tropical continental brings hot weather
                • Polar continental brings dry, cold weather
                • Polar brings strong winds and snow
                • The uneven heating of the Earth causes air masses
                • When air masses meet, it's called a front
                • Depressions
                  • A stationary jet stream over the UK brings frequent depressions.
                    • Jet stream
        • If the jet stream buckles south, it draws cold air down from the polar regions
          • If the jet stream buckles north, it draws war air up from Africa

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