n IMIESA - Global warming affects rainfall patterns
|Article Title||Global warming affects rainfall patterns|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Mar 2008|
|Pages||11 - 15|
The subtropical location of South Africa results in its climate being dominated by semipermanent high-pressure cells. The associated subsiding air results in the country having a generally dry climate. In fact, more than half of SA could be classified as arid to semi-arid.
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