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Record #139150:

A historical record of bizzards/major snow events in the British Isles, 1880-1989 / Richard Wild, Greg O'Hare, Robert Wilby.

Title: A historical record of bizzards/major snow events in the British Isles, 1880-1989 / Richard Wild, Greg O'Hare, Robert Wilby.
Author(s): Wild, Richard,
O'Hare, Greg,
Wilby, Robert,
Date: 1996.
In: Weather. (1996.), Vol. 51(3) (1996)
Abstract: Three case studies [18-19 January 1881, 18-20 February 1941 and 27-29 January 1978] are used to indicate causation and to illustrate how communications and transport were affected. Eighty-three blizzard events and 212 bizzard days were identified in the British Isles between 1880 and 1989. Of these 72 per cent originated as mid-Atlantic depressions and 22 per cent as polar lows to the north of Scotland. Heaviest snowfalls are related to warm fronts associated with slow-moving depressions rather than cold fronts.
Notes:

Weather. Vol. 51(3) :82-91 (1996).

Keywords: 551.32 -- Glaciology.
551.5 -- Meteorology.
551.578.4 -- Ice needles, sleet, falling snow and graupel.
551.578.45 -- Snow storms.
.000(410) -- British author.
E9 -- Glaciology: meteorology and climatology.
(410) -- Great Britain.
SPRI record no.: 139150

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