Intense windstorm Callum expected to hit western Ireland and Scotland with 150+ km/h winds tomorrow, Oct 12th

Major windstorm ‘Callum’ is expected to push into western Europe tomorrow as a very deep cyclone travels north just west of British Isles and Ireland. So-called bombogenesis cyclone takes place late this evening in the northern Atlantic. The cyclone will then go through rapid intensification with central pressure approaching 940 mbar, while the cyclone nears Ireland on Friday morning, Oct 12th. A severe windstorm is likely to develop with possible sting jet wind maxima. Wind gusts are expected to locally peak above 150 km/h. This morning’s IR satellite imagery reveals ongoing cyclogenesis in the northern Atlantic along the baroclinic zone. The cyclone will go through rapid intensification overnight and central pressure is expected to deepen from the current 975 mbar … Continue reading Intense windstorm Callum expected to hit western Ireland and Scotland with 150+ km/h winds tomorrow, Oct 12th