Current space weathe...

January 21, 2019: th...

cover_eclipseA total Lunar eclipse will be visible in the morning skies from Europe on Monday morning. This will be the last total Lunar eclipse until 2021, so make it count! The Read more

Event analysis

Over 500 tornadoes r...

tornadoes_EU_2018Over 500 tornadoes have been confirmed in Europe and the Mediterranean region in 2018. By far the most tornadoes were reported along the coast of the Mediterranean. These are both non-mesocyclonic Read more

Latest news

Total Lunar eclipse ...

50154988_2504573632892661_6013510498564177920_oMany sky watchers across Europe and the western hemisphere were treated to a beautiful total Lunar eclipse this morning. It was not a particularly deep eclipse, as the Moon stayed Read more

Long range / seasona...

Latest model guidanc...

snow_prob_20190104_06_384While Europe is currently still under the effects of a strong north Atlantic ridge and an Arctic outbreak across the Balkan peninsula and Mediterranean, model trends indicate this pattern should Read more

Mesoscale Discussion

Major rainfall and l...

accprecip_20190121_06_120The extreme southeastern Europe, Greece in particular, is in for a week of persistent precipitation: snow at higher elevations, heavy rainfall at lower elevations. High-resolution models indicate locally up to Read more

Meteor shower alert

2019 meteor shower c...

12377890_1167936966557292_7578055156190818122_o2019 SWE Meteor Shower Calendar - so you know when and where to look for the best meteor shows. We compiled this Meteor Shower Calendar after the first major meteor shower Read more

Mid-range severe wea...

Hurricane force Bora...

16114071_1940682996154792_5083740791981606565_n*** Hurricane force Bora winds outlook for the E-NE Adriatic region (SW Slovenia, NW Croatia-Kvarner) and excessive snowfall for Marche / Abruzzo regions in central Italy *** Wind analysis tonight, some Read more

Notable isolated eve...

Mutliple tornadoes i...

20140430_Nonantola_tornado_greatestA number of tornadoes hit the western edge of the Po valley, north Italy today, between Bologna and Modena. Conditions were not particularly favourable for tornadic supercells with relatively low Read more

Photography Contest

Week 25 (June 18 –...

SWEPC_w25_1The WINNER among the 56 entries in Week 25: Sandro Puncet‎. 1. place - WINNER: Sandro Puncet‎‎ - 189 votes "Huge Arcus (shelf) cloud over city M. Lošinj... 22.6.2018. Island Losinj, Croatia" 2. place: Read more

Recent events

A deep cyclone forms...

snowdepth_20190121_06_060 (1)Yet another excessive snowfall event is developing across the western and northwestern Balkan peninsula through the middle of this week as a deep cyclone associated with a deep Arctic outbreak Read more

Severe weather outbr...

North France – Ben...

20131020_supercellA tornado outbreak swept across northern France, Benelux and the extreme south of UK on October 20, 2013. As of now, 9 tornadoes have been confirmed with five already being Read more

Severe weather outlo...

Outlook day 1 & 2 (v...

20181102_day1_big2VALID FOR 02 / 03 / 04-11-2018 SYNOPSIS A large trough is located over the N Atlantic while a large part of Europe is under the influence of extensive ridge centered over Read more

Severe weather outlo...

Outlook day 2 (valid...

20140719_day2VALID FOR 21-07-2014 A powerful large upper low is slowly moving across the Northern Mediterranean where widespread convective activity is expected. A gradually weakening upper low affects E Europe while a Read more

Severe weather theor...

What is a sting jet?

16102017_airmass_Ophelia_annotated_EUMETSAT_2You may have noticed the term 'sting jet' used when describing deep Atlantic cyclones and windstorms over the British Isles and Ireland and parts of northern central Europe. Sting jets Read more

Storm chasers

South Bavaria superc...

03082017_radar_tracksAn impressively structured supercell formed over southern Bavaria (southern Germany) in the afternoon of August 3 - and was chased by a number of storm chasers. Radar tracks reveal storm initiation Read more

TOP 10 WEEKLY WINNER...

Week 1 (December 31,...

SWE PC 2018 w1_1The WINNER among the 54 entries in Week 1: Debby Tarran Lesko‎. 1. place - WINNER: Debby Tarran Lesko‎ - 200 votes "Tornado 20 miles away but heading my directions. The massive Read more

Tropical weather

Ex-hurricane Oscar o...

45128857_2061162053949264_2865062551610195968_oTropical storm season has been record breaking this year, we have another ex-hurricane heading towards Europe this weekend - a hurricane Oscar became an extratropical storm yesterday and is now Read more

Weather Photography ...

Meteor photography 1...

11807107_1088518244499165_8992152508728693949_oPhotographing meteors is loads of fun and with a bit of luck, you can catch a big, bright one! Here is how you do it. Equipment: A camera with the option of Read more

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