General information on winds

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What is wind?

*wind is the movement of air from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure


*The differences in air pressure is caused by the differences in how places are heated by the sun. Warm air has less presure than cooler air


*the name of the wind tells you where the wind is coming from


*wind speed is measured by a anemomiter

what causes wind?

*Wind is caused by the differences in air pressure due to unequal heating of the earths surface