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How do Scotland’s mountains affect its rainfall?

In the first of a series of articles on how the mountains of Scotland influence our approach to monitoring and flood forecasting, Mike Kendon writes about their role on rainfall. “Much of Scotland’s landscape is dominated by its mountains. Although … Continue reading

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The Climatology of Scotland – four seasons in one day?

Martyn Sunter contributes the first of a two-part feature on the climatology and hydrology of Scotland. Having worked for the Met Office in Scotland since 1994 I have experienced the challenges of monitoring and forecasting our interesting weather and climate. Here … Continue reading

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