Monday, 8 January 2018

Interpreting a weather map

Today's weather forecast map for Europe
Metereologits make weather maps with data sent by satellites. A weather map usually includes information about atmospheric pressure at sea level.
  • Isobars are the lines connecting points of equal pressure
  • The H indicates high pressure
  • The L indicates low pressure
  • Fronts are drawn with jagged line
  • Wind sometimes are represented by arrow.
  • The closer the isobars are to each other, the stronger the wind are.
Explain what the following represent.
  • The lines
  • the letters H and L
  • The jagged lines
Describe what the weather will be like
  • In hight pressure areas
  • In low pressure areas
  • In areas affected by a front

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