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The Weather Book

Why It Happens and Where It Comes From

Publication Date: 30/11/2011

Price: £1.99

ISBN: 9781843178422

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About the Book

The Weather Book is a delightful miscellany of everything remotely meteorological. Jam-packed with enlightening facts, practical diagrams and clear explanations about weather phenomena and why they form.

Including:
– Weather systems – from electrical storms, heat waves and hail to cyclones and the good-old drizzle
– Incredible tales of weather at its most extreme – from the wild winds of the world, such as the Habob, which brings sandstorms to north Sudan, to the hottest spots on Earth, including the Lut Desert in Iran, which gets to a scorching 70.7ºC
– Old-school weather wisdom – 'Red sky at night, shepherds delight'.

Refresh your memory from long forgotten school lessons and extend your knowledge on one the most talked about subjects.

About the Author

Diana Craig is a writer, editor and artist with more than 25 years' experience in illustrated non-fiction and a degree in Fine Art. She has a keen interest in folklore, natural history, gardening, cookery and art. Her books include The Gardeners’ Book and The Weather Book, both published by Michael O’Mara Books.

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