Medicane Numa / Zenon making landfall on the western coast of Greece tonight

Medicane Numa / Zenon is making landfall on the western coast of Greece this evening. Lefkada, Kefalonia and Zakynthos islands expect strong winds, gusting at well over 100 km/h. Intense rainfall will also accompany the system, locally up to ~100 mm in several hours.

As the system approaches the coast, strong convection is encircling the central part / eye of the system. The center of the system is likely to cross over Lefkada island within several hours.

Latest high-res model runs suggest peak wind gusts between 110 and 150 km/h on Lefkada, Kefalonia and Zakynthos islands and further inland during the evening. Also expect strong convective with this system, locally up to ~100 mm within several hours. Flash floods are possible.




ARPEGE, ICON and HIRLAM model guidance. Map: Wxcharts.eu

Stay tuned for further updates!