Author(s): Storm Dunlop
There's nothing the British love more than discussing the weather and debating what it's going to do next. This handy-sized guide explains what causes the weather and easy ways to make your own forecasts. Will I need to take an umbrella this afternoon? Does a red sky tonight really mean fine weather tomorrow? What do those funny shaped clouds mean? To answer these questions and more, you need How to Read the Weather, a handy pocketsized guide to the most important subject in the world. Renowned weather expert Storm Dunlop - yes, really - takes you through the basics of what makes the weather and shows you how to read the signs to know what's going to happen next. Along the way he also reveals some of the most unusual and dramatic weather events in our history.From barometers to blizzards, cloud bursts to cross winds, this book is perfect for the armchair meteorologist, or for those planning their next walk or camping trip.
Storm Dunlop is the author of The Weather Identification Handbook, Firefly Guide to Weather Forecasting, and Weather: A Very Short Introduction. He is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, a member of both the International Astronomical Union and the American Association of Variable Star Observers, and former President of the British Astronomical Association.