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

Extremely severe thu...

coverAn extremely severe thunderstorm hit Pescara (Abruzzo, central Italy) in the afternoon of July 10th, 2019. The thunderstorm produced very large to giant hail, with hailstones up to 15 Read more

Latest news

"One of the most epi...

64738955_350521088944056_3028243331441229824_n"One of the most epic sights in the sky I have ever seen!!" was tonight's noctilucent cloud display called by Jure Atanackov of Ljubljana, Slovenia - a veteran of meteor 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

*HEAT WAVE* A new si...

850temp_anom_20190717_12_168After a rather dynamic and quite cooler period through early July, a sharp flip in the pattern is shaping up on both global models. Yet another significant heat wave is Read more

Meteor shower alert

Higher asteroid impa...

2019-06-24_103049It was a quiet summer morning over the Tunguska river in Siberia on June 30, 1908. Right until an enormous meteor exploded with the energy of a large thermonuclear weapon, 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

The upcoming extreme...

114-582Most of the models have intensified the severity of the heat wave developing next week, trending into the potential for low 40s peak afternoon temperatures across parts of France. Stronger 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 (valid...

20190719_day1_zoom1 Severe Weather Outlooks FAQ SYNOPSIS A large trough is located over the N Atlantic and W Europe with a sharp short-wave crossing Benelux and NW Germany during the afternoon and evening hours. 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...

Hail world records: ...

09052017_Vivian_SD_hail_2Imagine a melon-sized chunk of ice falling out of the sky? Punching a hole in your car windshield? Your roof? Breaking bone? Hail is one of the biggest hazards with severe 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 7 (February 11 ...

SWE_PC_2019_w7_1The WINNER among the 74 entries in Week 7: George Charalambous‎‎‎‎. 1. place - WINNER: George Charalambous‎‎ - 305 votes "⚡08/02/2019⚡ Exceptional cloud to sea lightning strike just off Zapalo beach, a few Read more

Tropical weather

Hurricane Barbara st...

goes17_vis-swir_02E_201907030635Hurricane Barbara has rapidly strengthened and now packs sustained 155 mph winds, making it a high-end CAT 4 system, just shy of the top, CAT 5 threshold. CAT4 Hurricane Barbara in Read more

Weather Photography ...

How to photograph li...

DSC_3182Love great lightning photos? Want to make a superb lightning photo yourself? We have put all of our experience in this step-by-step tutorial that will help you get the most Read more

Weather theory

Top 10 most interest...

13710553_1345074885510165_6338907076303019090_oInterested in lightning? Here are Top 10 most interesting and surprising facts about this awesome phenomenon: 1. Can lightning strike out of a blue sky? Yes, almost. Some lightning bolts can appear Read more

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