COLD AND HEAT WAVES IN THE BARLAD PLATEAU BETWEEN 1961-2013
Among the meteorological phenomena with severe impact upon individual humans, upon society and the environment one distinguishes cold and heat waves. The geographic location of the Bârlad Plateau – east of the mountainous barrier of the Eastern Carpathians and in a region where main pressure centers travel along the year – facilitates the occurrence of cold and heat waves. Such events were analysed, for the interval 1961-2013, both as the frequency of massive warming and cooling situations, and their duration – taking as a reference intervals of at least 5 consecutive days when in any month thermal anomalies are recorded, either positive or negative.
ABSTRACT. – Cold and heat waves in the Barlad Plateau.
Key words: cold, heat wave, freezing nights
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