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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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Severe hailstorms, s...

30813935_1555883964508906_4344467455848663002_oAs expected thunderstorms, producing locally severe hailstorms, hit north and northwest Italy yesterday, April 29. Some beautiful supercells captured by storm chasers.. Lightning tracks across Italy over the past 24 hours. 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

Weather outlook acro...

H5ano_144hThe next 7 days or so will be characterized by the buildup of a very strong anticyclone over the northern half of Europe and more unsettled, but generally very warm 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

Severe thunderstorms...

500h_anom.euA severe weather setup is shaping up for France, Germany and BeNeLux this weekend. Severe thunderstorms with threats for large hail, severe winds and torrential rainfall. On Saturday, severe thunderstorms 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 21 (May 22-28) ...

SWE_PC_2017_w21_1The WINNER among the 22 entries in Week 21 is: 1. place - WINNER: Martin Schunack - 110 votes "Power of Nature... Swabian Alb, South West Germany" by Martin Schunack. 2. place: 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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