THIS NO.1 - COLD SNAP A.K.A SANTA'S REVENGE

This February bitter cold swept over Europe and brought freezing temperature to countries as far south as France and Spain. This natural phenomenon is called ‘cold snap’, and sometimes ‘Santa’s Revenge’ as it happens after Christmas.

Did the cold snap ruin your holiday plans?Have you ever wondered how it has happened?

In a nutshell, it is caused by the splitting of the Polar Vortex, Sudden Stratospheric Warming and the meandering of the polar front jet stream. Still don’t understand what I am talking about? Read THIS you will find out!

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Scientific Content - Yongmei Gong; Artistic Design - Pei Yu Lin

Picture sources: The Guardian  Daily Mail