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Tag Archives: Block (meteorology)
What’s bringing the cold weather to Europe and the UK?
The current cold weather across Europe is in sharp contrast to the mild, wet and windy conditions across much of Europe through December and January. The cause of the cold conditions is the development of a large ‘blocking’ anticyclone over … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Arctic Oscillation, Block (meteorology), cold, Europe, freezing weather, global temperatures, ice, Jet stream, Met Office, Met Office Hadley Centre, National Severe Weather Warning Service, Russia, snow, sudden stratospheric warming, weather, weather forecasting 4 Comments
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