Tag Archives: Storms

Tides and the Jan 5th storm 2014

In this post I look at how exceptionally strong tides over the first few days of January 2014 could have played a role in the severe storm that hit the UK on the 5-6 January. Meteociel.fr provide twice daily (midnight … Continue reading

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Tides and Storms

Energy flows from the tropics to the poles. The tropics absorb most of the sun’s radiation and drives heat flow to polar regions where radiative cooling dominates. In winter the Hadley cell moves heat to ~30N via huge convective currents … Continue reading

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Jet Stream Blues – the movie.

These are the two animations I made of the UK winter┬ástorms based on┬ácharts from meteociel.fr and then synchronised with my calculations of the tidal forces. First the Jet Stream. This animation is of Jet Stream data over Europe and North … Continue reading

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