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Extreme Weather event caused by a High Pressure System

heatwave

We used the 2017 European heatwave and the effects it had. (The revision resources to the Low Pressure event you need to know about can be found hereĀ Hurricane Haiyan).Use the powerpoint to find photos of an article we read and links to online resources.

Simply put you need to revise:

1.The causes of the heatwave. You will talk about anticyclones (high pressures)and air masses.

2.The effects of the heatwave. As normal categorise this into social economic and environmental. But also look at how different groups of people were affected.

3.How people responded to the heatwave