Weather and Climate

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Why does climate vary in the UK?
Because of the Latitude, Prevailing Winds, Distance from the Sea, Pressure and Altitude.
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How is a Depression formed?
Warm, moist air from the Tropics meets cold, dry air from the poles, and the warm air rises creating low pressure. Condensation occurs creating rain clouds.
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What is the sequence of a Depression?
Cold Sector, Warm Front, Warm Sector, Cold Front, Cold Sector.
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What is an Anticyclone?
Areas of high pressure, shown by clear skies and no rain; in summer, they cause hot, dry weather; in winter, they cause cold, foggy weather.
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What Impacts does Extreme Weather have?
It causes floods (damage to homes and businesses), droughts (crop failu
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How is a Depression formed?

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Warm, moist air from the Tropics meets cold, dry air from the poles, and the warm air rises creating low pressure. Condensation occurs creating rain clouds.

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What is the sequence of a Depression?

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What is an Anticyclone?

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What Impacts does Extreme Weather have?

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