A medicane expected to fully form east of Sardinia within the next 24 hours

Latest model guidance, together with radar and satellite imagery is now in very good agreement on the developing tropical-like cyclone over the Tyrrhenian sea – a Medicane! Deep convection in ongoing around the centre of the cyclone and tightening pressure gradient is visible. The Medicane is expected to become better organized and more intense within the next 48 hours while it moves along the SE coast of Sardinia towards Tunisia. Today’s morning radar and satellite analysis: notice the pronounced cirrus clouds outflow across the SW quadrant of the cyclone, as well as interesting behaviour of the convective bands around the sistem. 08 UTC or 10am CET pressure analysis across the Mediterranean. The cyclone is centered just east of Sardinia, currently … Continue reading A medicane expected to fully form east of Sardinia within the next 24 hours