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Global issues climatic hazards

Depressions and case studies

Depressions are large travelling low pressure systems found in middle and high
latitudes. They form when warm air meets cold air along the polar front. The
warm air is squeezed into a narrow wedge known as the warm sector. As the air…

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Global issues climatic hazards

2013 more widespread flooding- more rainfall and increased population
of the south is to blame
In 1987 the wind was the major issue whereas in 2013 flooding was the
major issue
It's very difficult to assess the impact of depressions as antecedent conditions
are very important…


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