Scientists Say A Fluctuating Jet Stream May Be Causing Extreme Weather Events

Scientists Say A Fluctuating Jet Stream May Be Causing Extreme Weather Events

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Waves crash onto the beach near Brighton Pier in England, in January 2007. Gale force winds and heavy rain brought disruption to large parts of the country. Severe weather events like this one may be linked to more frequent fluctuations in the polar jet stream, according to a new study.

A new study says unusual patterns of the polar jet stream circling the Northern Hemisphere may have led to dramatic weather in Europe and North America.

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