What are the main types of fronts?

Nov 26, 2015

See explanation.

Explanation:

There are 4 main types of fronts. These are;

• Cold front,
• Warm front,
• Stationary front
• Ocluded front

In the atmosphere, these fronts occur as shown in the picture below

This is the explanation summary of each type of front;

Symbols of fronts in a meteorological map can be seen in the picture below.

In a low center, we may observe fronts like in this map;