objective method of forecasting thunderstorm activity over Lusaka in the rainy season by Kumar, S.

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  • Zambia,
  • Lusaka region.


  • Thunderstorm forecasting -- Zambia -- Lusaka region.,
  • Rain and rainfall -- Zambia -- Lusaka region.

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Other titlesObjective method of forecasting thunderstorm activity ...
Statementby S. Kumar.
SeriesTechnical memorandum - Republic of Zambia, Meteorological Department ; no. 6, Technical memorandum (Zambia. Meteorological Dept.) ;, no. 6.
LC ClassificationsQC857.Z3 Z36a no. 6, QC968 Z36a no. 6
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Pagination11, [9] leaves :
Number of Pages11
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Open LibraryOL4533571M
LC Control Number76980413

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