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3A high latitude and mid latitude auroral activity watch is in effect from 12h UT today until 24h UT tomorrow. Geomagnetic field is expected to reach storm levels (G2, Kp=6) 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

Latest news

The Orionid meteor s...

skymapcrpMeteor showers are great fun! The Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend. Here are some tips on how to see it best! Orionids are bits and pieces of the well-know comet 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

Update on approachin...

current3Update on approaching Cyclone Brian. Cyclone 'Brian' is still far from land over the Atlantic ocean west of Ireland and it has now deepened to 965 mbar. Winds are likely gusting 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

Major rainfall in ex...

19102017_SW_EU_precip_1Up to 100 mm of rainfall, locally more, is indicated by high-res models for extreme NE Spain and S France by early tomorrow morning. Expect local flooding. Follow ongoing storms on 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...

20170731_day1VALID FOR 01-08-2017 *** A widespread severe weather outbreak appears likely across eastern France, north-central Germany into northern Poland on Tuesday - August 1st, 2017 *** Europe is dominated by two 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 19 (May 8-14) C...

W19_2017_SWE_PC_No1The WINNER among the 30 entries in Week 19 is: 1. place - WINNER: Marko Korošec‎ - 100 votes "Lightning barrage over N Adriatic sea, Aug 2013" by Marko Korošec‎. 2. place: Read more

Weather Photography ...

Lightning photograph...

19062017_lighgning_Korosec_5Impressed by great lightning photos by our followers? Want to photograph lightning yourself? Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to do it! What you will need: A camera with the option Read more

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