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The Weather House

Synopsis

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Mr. R. A. WATSON WATT: 'The
Electricity Supply'
IN HIS TALK tonight R. A. Watson Watt will discuss the electricity supply, and will show how the Cumulus cloud, the 'ordinary lift' of the Weather House, may develop into an ' express lift', Cumulo-Nimbus cloud, to the accompaniment of spectacular displays of electrical energy in the thunderstorm.
Some of the known facts about thunderstorms will be mentioned, as well as the many things we have still to learn about them. And a word may be said about the manner in which thunderstorms send out their own wireless signals.
In the second part of his ta!k, the anticyclone will be discussed, and stress will be laid on the difference between the ideal holiday anticyclone and the rather gloomy anticyclone of winter. Finally, there may be time to look at some further reasons why the forecaster's lot is not a happy one.

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. R. A. Watson
Unknown: R. A. Watson Watt






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