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Over the weekend, we saw Arctic Maritime air descend over the UK, with temperatures dropping by around 10C. The following snapshot from http://earth.nullschool.net from the morning of Monday 11th May, shows winds blowing clockwise around a High pressure area to the northwest of the UK. This means a northerly air flow over much of the…

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The Royal Meteorological Society would like to draw your attention to the fact that, following requests from secondary geography PGCE course tutors, we have brought forward the start of Come Rain or Shine, our free online weather and climate subject knowledge course for secondary geography teachers (and A level students). Drawing on materials developed over…

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Today’s news item from NASA relates to this animation. Suggested learning activities: Activity 1: Ask students to write a voiceover for the film, demonstrating their understanding of the concepts involved. Activity 2: Complete this sentence based on the film: When rainforests are deforested, places downwind are left with more/ less/ the same amount of rainfall…

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