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2. Which of these answers is not a limit of forecasting?

  • National weather stations do not give accurate predictions for local areas
  • Weather is always changing, as weather systems swap eg anticyclones change to depressions
  • Weather instruments break frequently
  • Data is never complete (too many aspects of the weather to measure)

3. Which of the following weather conditions is not experienced in a winter anticyclone?

  • Heavy rain
  • Low temperatures
  • Absence of cloud cover
  • Fog and mist

4. Which of these is not an impact of a depression?

  • Ferries and deliveries are cancelled due to stormy weather
  • Farmers do not need to pay for irrigation of their plants due to frequent rain
  • Frost breaks up soil, making it easier to plough
  • Flooding leads to property damage

5. Which of these changes do not occur in a depression?

  • cumulonimbus clouds form just before the cold front passes
  • cumulus clouds form at the warm front
  • air rotates in an anticlockwise direction
  • tropical maritime air mass is lifted off the ground by a polar continental air mass

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