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Isopleth Isotach Isogon Isotherm Isobar Isallobar Isopycnic Isohyets Isomer Isohel (1)

All “Iso” explained!

  Isopleth Generic term used for any constant Isotach Line joining places of same wind speed Isogon Line joining places of constant wind speed Isotherm Line joining places of same temperature Isobar Line joining places of same pressure Isallobar Line joining places of same pressure tendencies Isopycnic Line joining places of constant density Isohyets Line …

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Western Disturbance Infograph

Western Disturbance Explained for Aviators!

Western – originate in the Mediterranean region (the Mediterranean Sea, the Caspian Sea, and the Black Sea) and travel over Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan before they reach NW India where they get blocked by the Himalayas.  Disturbances – interruption, trouble, or concern (rain, landslide, floods, etc.) Western Disturbance is an extratropical storm. It is a non-monsoonal …

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Landing in Lisbon airport with strong wind
El Nino and La Nina on world map

ENSO, Southern Oscillation, El Nino and La Nina Explained

El Nino and the Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a climate phenomenon that occurs every two to seven years. Sir Gilbert Walker discovered “the Southern Oscillation” or large-scale changes in sea level pressure from Indonesia and the tropical Pacific Ocean. He didn’t realize that it was related to changes in the Pacific Ocean or El Niño. …

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