Current space weathe...

The Lyrid meteor sho...

11130386_1018990798118577_2490581519157238303_oThe Earth ploughs through the crumbs of comet Thatcher and we are all in for a moderate celestial fireworks dispay. Want to see the Lyrids? Brilliant Lyrid meteor and the Summer Read more

Event analysis

Max temperatures eve...

38235103_10156087977931888_5152014778532626432_nWith all the discussions around an extreme heat across Iberian peninsula this week, we take a look at the records of the highest temperatures in Europe. Reaching such high temperatures is Read more

Latest news

Super Typhoon Mangkh...

floater_02_ahi_true_color_20180914172000CAT5 Super Typhoon Mangkhut has made landfall over northern Luzon, Philippines. Satellites indicate the typhoon likely reached its peak strength just before landfall. The system was packing 165 mph (265 km/h) Read more

Long range / seasona...

March 2015 - USA Sev...

march_06_09 Meteorological winter is coming to an end, and with March a new meteorological season begins. March is the first spring month and it also usually brings the first major tornadic Read more

Mesoscale Discussion

Severe windstorm 'Al...

gustkph_010-1A deep cyclone 'Ali' is nearing western and northwestern Ireland this morning. Its central pressure is around 980 mbar and developing a large wind field of severe wind gusts pushed Read more

Meteor shower alert

Get ready: here come...

Perseids-and-constellationsMark your calendars for a spectacular celestial fireworks display this weekend! The Perseid meteor shower peaks on Sunday evening / Monday morning, and with no Moon in the sky this 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 17 (Apr 25, 201...

week17-106-01After a long hiatus the Severe Weather Europe Photography Contest is Back! Yes, we have some catching up to do, but with photos like these, submitted by our members - Read more

Recent events

Mid September heat w...

txLarge parts of southern and central Europe are experiencing unseasonably warm weather, with temperatures being about 5 °C and locally up to ~7 °C warmer than average for mid-September. One 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...

20180422_day1VALID FOR 23-04-2018 SYNOPSIS An upper ridge still extending across much of south-central Europe where a short wave moves across N Germany/Denmark towards ENE. An upper low SW of Iberia finally weakens 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...

Very warm Mediterran...

2017-08-03_161847We take a short look at the weather patterns across the Mediterranean in the autumn that produce severe weather and how high sea surface temperatures may affect them. There are several 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 24-25 (June 12-...

SWE_PC_w24-25_1_ManolisThravalosThe WINNER among the 60 entries in Weeks 24-25 is: Manolis Thravalos 1. place - WINNER: Manolis Thravalos - 204 votes "A lucker!! I was making a timelapse of this towering CB Read more

Tropical weather

Meteorologists launc...

florenceBaloonEver wanted to know how meteorologists work in extreme weather conditions? Prior to the landfall of hurricane Florence in North Carolina, many additional weather observations were made across the eastern 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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