The Katabatic Or Mountain Wind

The Katabatic Or Mountain Wind By Waqar Awan Katabatic wind is a wind which has its source in the high mountains where the temperatures are quite low. It’s etymological origin is the Greek word Catabasis that means descending. That is the reason that another name for this wind is the fall wind. The temperature of the katabatic wind depends on…

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The Temperate Climates

The Temperate Climates By Waqar Awan Temperate climates are found 50 to 60 degrees north and south of equator. They are of basically two varieties, namely, the continental type and the maritime type. The Continental Type The stations located in this type of temperate zone are located quite far-off from any water body like sea or ocean. Therefore, the moderating…

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