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

Very strong tornadoe...

cover54Late autumn is tornado season in western, central and southern Italy. Warm sea surface of the Mediterranean sea and very moist airmass combine with deep troughs to produce very unstable Read more

Latest news

Unseasonally warm we...

Norway_Tmax_Nov7_2018It was an unseasonally warm day for southwest Norway yesterday. The warming was the result of both warm air advection from the southeast and Foehn effect warming as the airmass Read more

Long range / seasona...

Polar vortex: What i...

12333Every winter, we often hear the term "polar vortex" in various media. Some call it a stratospheric hurricane, some call every winter storm a polar vortex and some even say Read more

Mesoscale Discussion

Extreme warmth for I...

850temp_anom_20181115_00_072An extreme warmth will develop across the Arctic region this weekend, in response to a very strong upper ridge and high pressure system. Northern Atlantic, Iceland, Greenland, Faroe islands, Scandinavia Read more

Meteor shower alert

Here comes the Leoni...

Leonids-1998This weekend the venerable Leonid meteor shower returns. It is a quiescent year for the meteor shower, but it will still produce a fine celestial show. ...the constellation Leo was climbing 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

Exceptionally hot we...

albania2Saturday was a very warm and locally hot day in parts of southeast Europe. Temperatures peaked in Albania with 32 °C! Temperatures in Albania reached up to 31.8 °C (Qyteti Stalin) 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...

Weeks 38-39 (Septemb...

w38_39_2017_1The WINNER among the 87 entries in Weeks 38-39 is: Sandro Puncet. 1. place - WINNER: Sandro Puncet - 302 votes "Waterspouts and lightning on Adriatic sea ... 3.9.2017. Island Lošinj, Croatia" 2. 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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