How to identify a cold front passage

The cold front that’s now across the Moray Firth and moving quickly southward maybe not be a classic of it’s type, a low level feature with little upper or medium cloud on it, but it goes dark when it arrives and there’s a sharp burst of rain on its passage, it introduces negative dew points behind it along with strong pressure rises too. It just feels more like a cold front than it does an occlusion the Met Office have identified it as. As you can see I have even more time on my hands during this lockdown to ponder the universe and the meaning of life.

Courtesy of NOAA & UKMO
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