Over the last few months, Trinidad and Tobago has experienced lightning events as observed in the image above. This image was captured by Ice photography on Friday 11th of September 2020 from Fanny Village, Point Fortin Trinidad. Although we are often fascinated by this beautiful but dangerous weather phenomenon that illuminates the sky, how muchContinue reading “Lightning! What you should know!”
What it is and its role in Trinidad and Tobago’s Rainfall The Inter Tropical Convergence Zone or ITCZ as it is commonly called is one of the main climatological features of the global atmosphere. It is a zone (belt) of low atmospheric pressure that forms where the northeast trade winds meet the southeast trade windsContinue reading “Inter Tropical Convergence Zone”
There is a layer of air called the Saharan Air Layer (SAL) which is an extremely hot, dry and dust-laden layer of air that originates over the Sahara Desert of North Africa, where it extends from the surface upwards to several kilometres. It is fed by strong low to mid-level easterly winds over the desertContinue reading “The Real Story Behind The Dust Haze”
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