Why do all storms in Britain originate in the Atlantic?
- Ronald 7Lv 75 months ago
Because the Earth revolves Clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere
- Atarah DerekLv 75 months ago
Is Britain even big enough to grow its own storms?
- James BlackleyLv 75 months ago
Actually this isn't true at all
Most storms actually will form out in the Pacific Ocean, and then they travel either a) through Canada or b) the US. The storms will follow the jet stream, which is usually a west-to-east pattern, taking storms right over the UK.
The jet stream is the road that carries storms, and this during the winter months, the jet is very active and fast moving, and it actually starts at the west coast of North America, it doesn't start in the UK.
- nevin0020Lv 55 months ago
Because the English channel isn't big enough for storms to start in it. And the north sea is too cold for storms.
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- JimLv 75 months ago
Be very wary of the term "all", it's likely not true.
Storms 'typically' form over water, but not all. Storms come from energy, and that energy, while typically in oceans, can come from any direction.
- Mr. SmartypantsLv 75 months ago
Because all the other oceans are too far away.
Also, because of the coriolus effect, weather in the northern hemisphere moves from west to east. The storms form in the ocean and then sweep over Britain.