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Explain the influence of latent heat in the development of thunderstorms.

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Describe the effect of entrainment of colder air aloft on the development of
thunderstorms.

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Describe the processes involved in lightning.

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State the three stages of development of thunderstorms, and describe the main factors
involved in each stage.

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Explain the factors involved in regeneration of thunderstorms.

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Describe the following types of thunderstorm: (a) orographic type;

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Describe the following types of thunderstorm: (b) heat type (thermally induced);

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Describe the following types of thunderstorm: (c) convergence type;

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Describe the following types of thunderstorm: (d) nocturnal equatorial type;

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Describe the following types of thunderstorm: (e) cold stream type;

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Describe the following types of thunderstorm: (f) frontal type.

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Describe the following hazards associated with flight in the presence of thunderstorms: (a) turbulence;

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Describe the following hazards associated with flight in the presence of thunderstorms: (b) vertical draughts;

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Describe the following hazards associated with flight in the presence of thunderstorms: (c) gusts and squalls;

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Describe the following hazards associated with flight in the presence of thunderstorms: (d) wind shear;

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Describe the following hazards associated with flight in the presence of thunderstorms: (e) icing;

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Describe the following hazards associated with flight in the presence of thunderstorms: (f) lightning;

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Describe the following hazards associated with flight in the presence of thunderstorms: (g) hail;

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Describe the following hazards associated with flight in the presence of thunderstorms: (h) noise;

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Describe the following hazards associated with flight in the presence of thunderstorms: (i) loss of instruments and impairment of accuracy.

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With respect to downbursts, microburst’s and tornadoes, describe their: (a) formation and development;

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With respect to downbursts, microburst’s and tornadoes, describe their: (b) recognition;

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With respect to downbursts, microburst’s and tornadoes, describe their: (c) structure;

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With respect to downbursts, microburst’s and tornadoes, describe their: (d) precipitation;

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With respect to downbursts, microburst’s and tornadoes, describe their: (e) turbulence and draughts;

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With respect to downbursts, microburst’s and tornadoes, describe their: (f) hazards to aviation;

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With respect to downbursts, microburst’s and tornadoes, describe their: (g) most likely locations – globally.

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