Several rounds of multicell clusters have been ongoing through the day in southern Italy, precisely in the Puglia region which was included in MDT risk area of Day 1 Outlook 7/10/2013 for severe weather threat today. Here are several 24-hour rainfall accumulations in Puglia region:
- 227mm Corigliano d’Otranto
- 164mm Felline
- 161mm Gallipoli
- 156mm Brindisi
- 151mm Maglie
- 145mm Cavallino
- 142mm Lequile
- 138mm Soleto
- 136mm San Gregorio
- 130mm Lecce
Source: Meteonetwork.it, Meteoweb.eu
In the last hours, looks like another round of storms is slowly merging towards Puglia this evening, radar/lightning imagery showing a slowly northward moving storm cluster with additional heavy rain/flash floods threat over the same areas that received large amount of rainfall earlier today.
Source: Protezione Civile Italy
More rather stationary storms are forming under the cold core upper low rotating over Sardinia and Corsica, these storms should produce a few waterspouts within steep LL lapse rates and moderate instability.