martes, 10 de abril de 2018

3º British: Clouds

Clouds are categorised according to height and shape. The different categories of clouds are then given names based on Latin words, eg.: nimbus clouds bring rain, stratus clouds appear as layers... You can read the different types and characteristics in this information sheet

Knowledge about cloud formation and typology is very important for reading the synoptic chart symbols.

A synoptic chart is any map that summarises atmospheric conditions over a wide area at a given time. It displays information on temperature, precipitation, wind speed and direction, atmospheric pressure and cloud coverage.

In this link, you can do a quick revision of  British climates. And now... let's practice! 

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