Tornadoes, hail and torrential downpours in eastern Spain – Jan 6, 2018

Thunderstorms hit eastern Spain this afternoon, resulting in torrential downpours, hail and tornadoes. As expected thunderstorms hit eastern Spain this afternoon. An impressively unstable environment, particularly for January, established along the frontal system ahead of the forming cutoff upper low. At least one and likely several tornadoes were reported in Almeria. Some damage is apparent, no reports on possible injuries so far. EDIT (Jan 7, 9:00 UTC): further thunderstorms affect NE Spain, update at the bottom of the page. EDIT (Jan 7, 17:00 UTC): further reports on tornadoes. Large tornado in Santa María del Águila, Almeria, E Spain yesterday, January 6. Report: Meteorologia de Almeria pic.twitter.com/kWzfh2DhSR — severe-weather.EU (@severeweatherEU) 7 January 2018 Tornado over Santa María del Águila, Almeria. Video: … Continue reading Tornadoes, hail and torrential downpours in eastern Spain – Jan 6, 2018