Waterspout off island of Mali Losinj, Croatia this afternoon – Oct 12, 17:30 UTC

As the cold front was moving across the MDT RISK area of Day 1 Outlook for 12/10/2013 in Kvarner bay, a waterspout developed between islands Mali Losinj, Rab and Pag. A distant shot of a storm with a well-defined funnel cloud and waterspout as can be seen on the zoomed view. The storm was embedded in the convective line along the cold front.


Waterspout in Kvarner bay. Source: Mladenko Kuljanić


Waterspout in Kvarner bay. Source: Mladenko Kuljanić

When the storm came onshore on NW part of island Pag, strong winds and torrential rainfall was reported. Attached is the video of this event:

Video of strong winds and torrential rainfall in Novalja, Pag – 12/10/2013
Source: Tvrtko Maras / Crometeo