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What are climate zones?
What factors affect climate?
What are climate graphs?
What is an air mass?
What influences an air mass?
Why is the weather of the UK so changeable?
What are the air masses that affect the UK?
What is precipitation?
What is relief rainfall?
What is frontal rainfall?
What is convectional rainfall?
What is global atmospheric circulation?
What is atmospheric pressure?
What is high pressure?
What is low pressure?
Weather hazards in the UK
Beast from the East – Extreme weather in the UK
What is the difference between a tornado and a hurricane?
Effects and responses to tropical storms
What are tropical storms?
Planning for tropical storms
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