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The two white oval-shaped features are anticyclones, like small versions of the Great Red Spot.
--, and-, 2010: Mechanisms of meridional tele connection observed between a summer monsoon system and a subtropical anticyclone. Part I: The Pacific-Japan pattern.
Along with moisture, the Indian monsoon collects pollutants that have been sitting in the atmosphere throughout the dry season and pushes much of it higher up the atmosphere, into the anticyclone.
In connection with the passage of the Arctic anticyclone across the territory of Kazakhstan, a storm warning was announced in the regions of Kazakhstan due to the severe frosts.
Aug 24-Sep 22 VIRGO WHEN the financial adviser told you to invest in bonds, he didn't mean 'buy 2,000 copies of Spectre on Bluray.' Your lucky weather system is anticyclone.
Maybe because of the blocking effect of the Deccan Plateau in India on the air flow, a stationary anticyclone is located in the back of the trough (seen from Figure 1(a)), which leads to the appearance of divergence in the back of trough, although there exists convergence in the back of trough in general, whereas the divergence over BOB is negative, displaying a convergent state.
"A blocking pattern of weather is needed to bring a long cold spell and the block should preferably be a cold anticyclone either across Scandinavia producing easterly winds or one across Greenland with northerlies," he said.
The weather bureau expects Metro Manila temperatures to remain at 36 degrees Celsius this week due to a high pressure area or anticyclone system across Luzon.
The composite SLP map sequence (Figure 5(b)) reveals an anticyclone moving eastward along 40[degrees] S, reaching 20[degrees]E on day-0 and 33[degrees]E on day+1, while a coastal low event shifts from 28[degrees]S to 32[degrees]S.
An anticyclone, which is characterised by a high pressure centre around 55AN and clockwise rotating winds, followed Cleopatra.