Depressions

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What is a depression?
An area of low atmospheric pressure (also known as cyclones)
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Where is the low pressure located in a depression?
In the center
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Which direction do winds blow in?
Anti clockwise and are very fast due to closely packed isobars
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What type of weather does a depression bring?
Very wet and windy weather (lots of rain)
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Where do depressions form?
Form over the North Atlantic where polar and tropical maritime meet at 60 degrees North, along the polar front
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