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Current space weathe...

The last solar eclip...

xyzAn annular solar eclipse will occur across southeast Asia tomorrow, December 26th, 2019. It will be visible across whole Asia and western Pacific, Indian Ocean and also northern Australia, but Read more

Event analysis

Winter 2018/2019 ana...

febWinter 2018/2019 was generally warmer than average across much of Europe, it was only slightly cooler over parts of the Mediterranean region. The winter average pattern was characterized by strong Read more

Global weather

*10-15 day pattern s...

ecmwf-ensemble-avg-nhemi-t850_anom_stream-3150400February is the last official meteorological winter month. That means that meteorological spring starts with March 1st. Of course, the weather does not simply change overnight, so there are gradual Read more

Latest news

*Volcano watch UPDAT...

ssdIceland is a land of fire and ice. It is also a land of volcanoes and earthquakes, and they usually come in abundance. On Sunday, the aviation color code has Read more

Long range / seasona...

*Spring 2020 + Febru...

anom_in_glbz700Sea (1)Half of winter is already behind us. This is usually the time when we take a first look at spring, to see what the early projections are and what to Read more

Mesoscale Discussion

Dennis will be follo...

fffThe new North Atlantic extra-tropical cyclone is rapidly organizing tonight, as confirmed by both surface analysis and satellite imagery. As more or less expected, the intensification rate has become quite Read more

Meteor shower alert

Perseids 2019: weath...

20190811_day1_meteorsThe Perseid meteor shower is ramping up towards peak activity on Tuesday morning. We take a look at general viewing conditions across Europe. The night before the peak - August 11/12th 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...

Powerful multi-vorte...

tornadorhodes5_17okt2013A powerful multi-vortex tornado hit the city of Rhodes on the northeastern part of Rhodes island, Greece in the Aegean sea this morning at 5:18 UTC. A MDT risk area Read more

Photography Contest

Week 32-2019 (Aug 05...

week32-01 Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 32 of 2019 (Aug 05th - Aug 11th) - the highest number of votes received. 1st place - WINNER: Justin Wenk‎ - Read more

Recent events

RECAP: The *perfect*...

ssdThe extra-tropical storm Dennis was a remarkable system. This extremely deep low-pressure system over the North Atlantic bottomed at near 920hPa on Saturday evening, located just south of Iceland. Dennis Read more

Severe weather outlo...

Outlook DAY 1&2 (val...

fcst09dec2019smallExplanations for abbreviations (TSTM, SLGT, ENH, etc.) SYNOPSIS A very deep trough with intense cold-core low will develop across the North Atlantic with explosive cyclogenesis - a so-called 'bomb cyclone' - at 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...

European thunderstor...

Figure5Have you ever wondered which part of Europe has the highest annual number of days with thunderstorms? Or wanted to know how thunderstorm activity changes throughout the year? A newly Read more

Space Science

*Space* A red superg...

dasd (1)Betelgeuse is one of the largest nearby stars. It is a variable star, meaning that its brightness changes at regular intervals. But the current drop in brightness is special because Read more

TOP 10 WEEKLY WINNER...

Weeks 22-27 (May 30 ...

The WINNER among the 15 entries in Weeks 22-27 is: 1. place - WINNER: Bastian Werner - 22 votes "Insane Blue Hour lightning storm yesterday! Odenwald, Germany" by Bastian Werner. 2. place Read more

Tropical weather

A Severe Tropical Cy...

DDDThe Severe Tropical Cyclone #Uesi is now a Category 3 system and looks fairly impressive on the satellite scans, with textbook outflow upper-level ventilation. Is was passing just shy west Read more

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