Major isolated supercells in Sicily, Greece and Albania – Oct 11, 07:20 UTC

Several major isolated supercell thunderstorms have developed near Sicily and on the coasts of Greece and Albania. Satellite imagery shows robust morphology of both storm systems indicative of a high CAPE environment. Conditions on Sicily are very favourable for supercell development at the moment, with E and SE backing surface winds. The Sicily supercell is currently located NW of Palermo. This area is part of SLGT risk area of Day 1 Outlook 11/10/2013.

The second storm system with two isolated probable supercells has developed on the NW coast of Greece and Albania. Weather stations on the NW coast of Greece are also showing very favourable S – SE backing surface winds, favourable for supercell development. This area is part of his area is part of MDT risk area of Day 1 Outlook 11/10/2013.


EUMETSAT VIS image 06:00 UTC. Source: EUMETSAT.


EUMETSAT VIS image 07:00 UTC. Source: Sat24.com / Eumetsat / Met Office.

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