British Thunderstorms


IT is a fortunate circumstance for British climatology that there has never been a lack of scientifically-minded laymen ready and willing to co-operate in large-scale observational work. The late G. J. Symons and his successor, Dr. H. K. Mill, found it possible to enrol more than five thousand voluntary observers of rainfall. Quite recently, as we learn from the annual report of the Director of the Meteorological Office, more than eight hundred observers responded to an invitation to co-operate in a special investigation of mist and fog.


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BILHAM, E. British Thunderstorms. Nature 138, 851 (1936).

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