Synopsis & Forecast, mid-day August 13 1956
reconstructed from Met Office Daily Aerological record 1st July to 30th September 1956
Issued at mid-day today Monday 13th August 1956
|GENERAL SYNOPTIC DEVELOPMENT
An unusually vigorous depression has moved east northeast quickly to a position off northwest Scotland giving gale force winds in many northwestern areas. It is expected to turn northeast and later north to be centred tomorrow morning near the Shetlands.
Associated fronts moving east will clear eastern England during the early afternoon but will be slow to clear Scotland.
FOR BRITISH ISLES until
Rain will be prolonged in Scotland and heavy in places. Northern Ireland, Wales and England will have brief squally showers and bright periods after rain in southeast England. It will be cool in all areas.
There will be high westerly winds south of the centre with gales in the north. North of the centre winds will be strong easterly for a time.
the following 24 hours:-
Slowly moderating westerly winds. Showers and bright periods. Rather cool.
NOTES ON THE AEROLOGICAL SITUATION, AUGUST 13 1956
small-amplitude wave train extending across North America
and the Atlantic into Europe, continued to move steadily
eastwards. The trough in the North Sea moved particularly
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