Geography weather

Definition of weather
The weather is the weather we have at the moment
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Definition of Climate
Climate is what we expect over the space of the year
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Definition of Tornado
A strong funnel shaped moving feature with incredibly powerful winds
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Definition of Hurricane
A storm with very powerful winds
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Definition of Precipitation
Precipitation is what comes from clouds
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How does relief rainfall work
Relief rainfall is when the air is pushed over high ground meaning that air cools and it forms clouds
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How does frontal rainfall work
This is a warm air front meets a cold air front and this forces the warmer air up and then condenses it
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How does covectional rainfall work
Convectional rainfall is when the sun heats the earth and the air heats up which then cools as it rises and forms clouds
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Name two similarities in tornadoes and hurricanes
Very strong and rotating winds
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Name two differences in tornadoes and hurricanes
The length of them is very different and the winds speeds are different
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Definition of Climate

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Climate is what we expect over the space of the year

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Definition of Tornado

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Definition of Hurricane

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Definition of Precipitation

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