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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