The unstable Polar front
Figure 1: © Dr Peter Inness
Figure 2: © Dr Peter Inness
Figure 3: © Dr Peter Inness
Figure 4: © Dr Peter Inness
Figure 5: © Dr Peter InnessAs the wave breaks, it leaves warm air stranded on the poleward side of the Polar front, and cold air on the tropical side. This is how depressions move heat from the Tropics to the poles.
Figure 6: © Dr Peter InnessYou may also like to take a look at the links in the below ‘see also’ area, which provide additional information on weather systems and atmospheric pressure.
Come Rain or Shine: Understanding the Weather
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