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Dear Readers, I would like to explain how a fundamental feature of the Global Circulation, that of the tendency of the atmosphere to rotate with the solid Earth around it's axis of rotation accommodates changing seasons functions. I also discuss how it accommodates some of the extreme conditions deduced by paleo-climatologists to have occurred across a large area of planet Earth during the most severe phase of the last Ice Age. Drought and severe cold seem to have featured heavily in both lower and higher latitudes during the most severe phase of the last Ice Age whilst drought was a feat
Dear Friends, October has fallen prey, yet again, to that persistent pattern, with low-pressure stubbornly dominating west and north-west of Scotland whilst high-pressure dominates over central and Eastern Europe and over the Azores: This regime' is occasionally interrupted by the wet, windy blast of some ex-hurricane that skirts the western coasts and brings horribly warm sticky air- totally inappropriate for October - to northern Britain as much as anything else! But it is the relentless prevalence of the High-Pressure over Europe and Low-Pressure South Of Iceland, and the persis