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appearance Atlantic anticyclone atmosphere atmospheric circulation bad weather barogram barographic blue sky Britain calm centre changes chapter character circulation cirro-cumulus cirro-stratus cirrus cloud cold cumulo-nimbus cumulus curve depression develop diagram direction distribution of pressure diurnal variation east easterly eddies England Europe explain fall forecasting front gale give gradients heat hour Illustrations inch influence instance intensity isotherms low pressure marked maxima and minima mercury meteogram meteorology miles monsoon motion moving nature nearly north-east north-west northerly northern hemisphere observer pampero portion prognostics radiation rain rainfall rear rising barometer round Scandinavia Scotland season secondary sequence of weather shape of isobars showers slope sometimes south-east south-west southerly squall station storm straight isobars stratus stripe surface synoptic charts synoptic meteorology temperature thunderstorms tion tornado trace tropics trough type of weather upper currents usually vapour velocity weather-changes wedge westerly whole wind
Page 58 - Well! If the Bard was weather-wise, who made The grand old ballad of Sir Patrick Spence, This night, so tranquil now, will not go hence Unroused by winds, that ply a busier trade Than those which mould yon cloud in lazy flakes, Or the dull sobbing draft, that moans and...