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The big heatwave: from Algeria to the Arctic. But what’s the cause?

22 Jul 2018, Guardian, the

A confluence of factors have contributed to the heatwaves affecting many countries: the current jet stream is extremely weak and, as a result, areas of atmospheric high pressure are lingering for long periods over the same place, while substantial changes to sea surface temperatures in the North Atlantic are also exacerbating temperatures.


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