On this page you can use your understanding of weather factors to solve a geo-investigation. You'll have to use all of the resources available to you on this page to figure out what the answer is. Use the diary entries and the synoptic charts to explain what happened to Mr M on his camping trip.
Watch these clips to further understand depressions or click on this link to view an interactive weather map.
This kind of question really isn't that difficult and if you stick to the most common points then you'll do just fine.
|Warm Front||Warm Sector||Cold Front|
|temperature rises as warm air mass drags Tropical air behind it in the warm sector.||sunny intervals with broken cloud||falling temperatures as Polar air mass dragged in|
|Light rainfall as there is less cloud.||heavy rain as there is more cloud|
|bands of cirrus, stratus and cumulus clouds bring bands of showers||cumulo nimbus clouds form creating hail and storms|
|wider isobars mean lighter winds||tighter isobars mean heavier winds|
|Direction of isobars indicate wind direction. Remember depressions spin anticlockwise and to always refer to where the wind comes from.|