Mystery of Why Some Countries Repeatedly Suffer Floods, Freezes and Heatwaves Finally Explained

June 24, 2014 11:20 AM

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Mystery of Why Some Countries Repeatedly Suffer Floods, Freezes and Heatwaves Finally Explained

Unseasonal bouts of extreme weather across the US, Europe and Asia are the result of strong atmospheric currents which repeatedly direct floods, freezes and heatwaves to the same areas, scientists now claim.

Cold snaps across eastern North America, flooding in western Asia and drought are caused by a variation in air flow patterns around the Northern Hemisphere, according to new research.

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