Category Archives: Severe weather theory

Very warm Mediterranean sea – and what that means for severe weather in the autumn

We take a short look at the weather patterns across the Mediterranean in the autumn that produce severe weather and how high Read more

Heat wave health risks

The ongoing heat wave across southern and southeastern Europe is pushing temperatures in the high 30s and locally even well Read more

Tornadoes in Europe: Croatia

Right next to one of Europe's tornado hot spots - Italy - Croatia gets numerous tornadoes too! In particular, the coastal Read more

Sprites, blue jets, gigantic jets, elves – Upper Atmosphere Lightning

If ordinary lightning seems pretty ordinary, upper atmosphere lightning is something else - an entire ZOO of various types Read more

Hail world records: the biggest, heaviest, and deadliest hail

Imagine a melon-sized chunk of ice falling out of the sky? Punching a hole in your car windshield? Your roof? Breaking bone? Hail Read more