The first autumnal storm swept across the British Isles earlier this week. The remnants of Hurricane Ganzalo overturned lorries and brought down tress. Find out why it wasn’t a hurricane here
Synoptic charts such as the one above convey detailed meteorological information about the current and forthcoming weather. When the Isobars (lines on the map like contours) are packed close together, it means it will be windy. Lots of isobars very close together like the map above mean very windy!
You can see real time wind and weather at this very cool website called EarthWind map.
We looked at global networks and how parts of Africa and be ‘switched off’ from globalisation. This infographic suggests the continent is more connected than we thought
Continuing on the continent theme…..
What’s the biggest threat to people living in Africa? It’s not Ebola:
The reading from The Economist and Geofact sheets is for Wednesay
Information, resources and links for A level and GCSE geographers at UVHS. Some of the content has been adapted from resources on the Edexcel Geography Ning – we are exceedingly grateful and hope this blog works to provide ideas and support for other Geography teachers as well as pupils.