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Find the cause of abnormally snowy winter

09 Mar

snowy,winterUnusually heavy snowfalls that have been observed this winter in the northern hemisphere were caused by very low atmospheric pressure over the mid-latitudes compared to the northern latitudes.

The conclusion made by the Japan Meteorological Administration.

According this winter the atmospheric pressure in the North Pole was above normal, while in the middle latitudes, it was very low.

Japan’s Meteorological Office said that such a difference in levels of atmospheric pressure was the biggest in more than 30 years.

Recall that in this year’s U.S. attacked the heaviest snowfalls over the past 80 years. In the power of the weather and turned out in Europe.

In Ukraine, heavy snowfall caused numerous landslides roofs. In addition, large amounts of snow threaten to flood the country after warming.

 
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