Melting Arctic sea ice means it’s only going to get wetter for northern Europe

Independent: The unprecedented run of wet summer weather in recent years could be due in part to the melting sea ice in the Arctic, which appears to be affecting the movement of high-altitude winds over Britain, a study has found. Scientists believe they have discovered a “causal link” between the loss of Arctic sea ice in summer months and variations in the jet stream that have brought a series of very wet summers to Britain and northern Europe. The six summers from 2007 to 2012 were all wetter than average......

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