July 1980 – vol. 73, issue 7, pp 320–322 These are largely unchecked reports, not authenticated records. This report covers April, plus a few early May records; except where otherwise stated, all dates refer to April. Throughout the month, the weather patterns were dominated by anticyclones: for long periods, one was centred to the west, blocking the westward-moving Atlantic depressions and bringing cold Arctic air in from the north. Con... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.