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Is it possible for a sting jet to form over a continental landmass?

Sting jets are thought to be responsible for some of the most damaging winds associated with extratropical cyclones in the mid-latitudes. So far they have only been confirmed in the European region, ...
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How does the interaction between Subtropical Westerly Jet Stream and Himalayas causes subsidence of air?

While reading the topic "Monsoon" in Aguado's Understanding Weather and Climate, I read this line During winters... Air flows down the southern slope of the Himalayan Mountains due to more rapid ...
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How does jetstreams lead to formation of heat waves in Europe?

Jetstreams move at an altitude of roughly 6-9km above the sea level. Since, it is moving at such a great altitude how could it have possible impacts on the land? And how will jetstreams that flow at ...
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Jet stream core

Why on a Polar Front Jet Stream does the core form on the tropical (warm air) side and not on the polar (cold air) side? Thank you in advance.