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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

Most noteworthy seve...

izbor julijA number of noteworthy severe weather events happened across Europe in July. Severe hailstorms were frequent, particularly in Spain, Italy and parts of southeastern Europe. Also, the coast of the Read more

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Scorching heat acros...

N_EU_peak_Temps_Jul20_2018The heat wave across northern Europe continues: much of the region again hit the upper 20s, with some places in northern Sweden, northern Norway, northern Finland and on the Kola 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

A significant heat w...

2mtemp_anom_012Yet another very warm / hot day across Fennoscandia today, peak afternoon temps mostly 8-12°C above normal again! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Morning pressure anyalysis across N Europe reveals favorable conditions Read more

Meteor shower alert

Lyrid meteor shower ...

DSC_0070-2The Lyrid meteor shower peaks tonight. At its best, skywatchers under dark skies far from city lights and urban light pollution can expect 10 to 15 meteors per hour. The 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

Record breaking heat...

Thursday_peak_N_EU_tempsExtreme heat brought new all-time records into N Norway and Kola peninsula, Russia yesterday. Foehn winds pushed temps into 31-33 °C. The maximum temperatures yesterday, July 19th. While western Norway was 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...

SWE WEATHER CHALLENG...

03072017_NLC_1Have you ever seen noctilucent clouds? These may be the most unusual and rare clouds you may ever see. CHALLENGE: observe and record noctilucent clouds. Send your photos into our SWE 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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