Weather Extremes in Some Regions Linked to Air Flow Variations

June 24, 2014 9:02 AM

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A new study has linked heat waves and extreme colds to changes in air flow. Parts of US, Europe and Asia could be experiencing extreme weather conditions due to changes high-altitude wind patterns.

Airflow changes over the Northern Hemisphere are thought to influence unseasonal weather both; very hot and very cold. High-altitude winds flow in the west-east direction around Earth in a wave-like pattern.

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