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Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 15 of 2020 (April 6th – April 12th) – the highest number of votes received. 1st place – WINNER: Christian Kreuzer – 435 votes “Thunderstorm,Amberg,Germany 18.08.2019” by Christian Kreuzer 2nd place: Brad Hannon – 396 votes “Here is a new image of the extraordinary […]
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Spectacular satellite imagery of a rapidly organizing depression moving towards western Europe today
An impressive satellite presentation of a rapidly developing cyclone is seen over North Atlantic today. It is moving towards western Europe. It’s been a while we have seen a nice presentation of deep cyclone over the North Atlantic. While we had numerous during winter. The system will bring a strong windstorm into Ireland, Scotland, and […]
Turkey swings from extreme heat back to winter temperatures in two days – Cold blast across the eastern half of Europe
We have been discussion the historic and record-breaking heatwave across Turkey and Cyprus lately. But now there is a huge change for them, and also for the eastern half of Europe and the Balkans. A large cold blast pushes from the north, bringing much colder weather into this part of Europe! Intro: A quite strong […]
Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 14 of 2020 (Mar 30th – Apr 05th) – the highest number of votes received. 1st place – WINNER: Maja Kraljik – 202 votes “Nice multylayered and elevated shelfcloud with strong striations approaching to NW Istria coast, in late afternoon on July 24th,2017. NW Adriatic,Croatia” […]
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After quite some time, a change in the North Atlantic pattern is coming. A large long-wave trough will result in a deep cyclone, moving towards western Europe. It will introduce a deep surface cyclone and potentially a strong windstorm into Scotland and Ireland this Friday, May 22nd. CHANGE IN PATTERN A large trough with […]
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*North Atlantic* The Gulf Stream cools unusually, as low-pressure systems bring colder air out of North America, impacting the ocean current
The pressure patterns in the past few weeks were very dynamic. Especially over North America, we witnessed strong low-pressure systems over the east/northeast parts. These low-pressure systems transported colder air down from the north, and out into the North Atlantic ocean, cooling down the Gulf stream region to below normal temperatures. Pressure patterns in the […]
Powerful Tropical Cyclone #Amphan grazing the West Bengal coast (India) – expected to make landfall south of Kolkata in the next 24 hours
Tropical Cyclone Amphan remains a very powerful Category 3 system, continuing north across the Bay of Bengal tonight. It is already introducing severe winds across northeast India (West Bengal state) coastal areas. Major storm surge and damaging winds are expected along the whole coast of West Bengal state through the next 24 hours. The cyclone […]
Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 13 of 2020 (March 23th – March 29th) – the highest number of votes received. 1st place – WINNER: Danijel Palčić – 337 votes “Amazing altocumulus lenticularis over Pag town, Croatia, 31.5.2019.” by Danijel Palčić 2nd place: Maja Kraljik – 281 votes “A wonderful CB […]
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Tropical cyclone Amphan (Bay of Bengal) could become one of the most intense Category 5 on record in the North Indian Ocean – major Indian city Kolkata in its direct path
The tropical cyclone #Amphan is now a Category 5 cyclone in the Bay of Bengal. Beyond exceptional rapid intensification has occurred over the past 24 hours. Amphan has intensified from 65 knots (75 mph) sustained winds to 140 knots (160 mph). This puts Amphan into the list of the most extreme rapid intensifications of tropical […]
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The extreme, scorching heat intensified further on Sunday, May 17th. Numerous weather stations in Turkey have reported peak afternoon temperatures between 40 and 43 °C, which is beyond exceptional for mid-May! Three more days of extremely hot weather are ahead before the heatwave weakens. Then, heat will gradually be replaced by much colder air mass […]
The Arctic circle heats up anomalously, as a powerful high-pressure system warms up the polar region, boosting the ice melt season
The Arctic circle is quite warmer than normal this year. The pressure patterns are allowing warmer air to be transported into the region. The past few days are featuring a very strong high-pressure system inside the Arctic circle, which has raised temperatures well above normal, enabling a strong start to the ice melt season. A […]
Tropical Storm Arthur forms in the Atlantic – the first tropical storm of the season forms east of Florida
A full two weeks before the official start of the Hurricane season 2020, a tropical storm forms in the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Arthur becomes the first named storm of the year. It is expected to maintain its tropical storm strength over the next few days and approach the North Carolina Outer Bands on Tuesday morning. […]
Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 12 of 2020 (March 16th – March 22nd) – the highest number of votes received. 1st place – WINNER: Danijel Palčić – 348 votes “One of the most beautiful waterspout I have ever seen.Island of Pag, Croatia, 2.9.2017.” by Danijel Palčić 2nd place: Nicky Villa […]
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EXTREME HEATWAVE with up to +43 °C in Turkey, +41.5 °C in Cyprus, +40 °C in Greece, and south Italy today, May 16th
An *extreme* heatwave is underway over the south and southeast Europe this weekend. Dry foehn winds have pushed the peak temperatures up to +43 °C in Turkey, up to +41.5 °C in Cyprus, up to +40 °C in Greece and south Italy! There are 4 more days with extreme heat, as the heatwave is expected […]
Dangerous tropical cyclone develops in the Bay of Bengal – could be devastating for northeast India and south Bangladesh
Tropical region continues with some activity also this weekend. A new, potentially dangerous, system #01B (One) has developed over the southern Bay of Bengal today. Its impressive satellite presentation and forecast weather models suggest we could see a destructive Category 3-5 system through mid this week. Cyclone could bring dangerous flooding, storm surge, and destructive […]
There is a strong advection of Saharan dust from North Africa into Europe this week. An established pattern across our continent favors south-southwesterly advection of warm air mass across the Mediterranean into the Balkans, but also Saharan dust. Dust deposits have been reported from central Europe this morning, additional deposits can be expected in the […]
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Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 11 of 2020 (Mar 09th – Mar 15th) – the highest number of votes received. 1st place – WINNER: Stavros Kesedakis – 330 votes “Waterspout showtime… up close and personal with this beauty off of Rhodes island Greece back in Jan 2019” by Stavros Kesedakis […]
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Vongfong has rapidly intensified over the past 24 hours and is now supporting a violent strength. It has been upgraded into a typhoon, packing 105 knots of sustained winds and near 957 mbar central pressure. Vongfong has intensified for 55 knots over the last 24 hours! It is now approaching its first landfall in the […]
First tropical storm of the Western Pacific typhoon season 2020 has formed! #Vongfong and is heading to the Philippines. Based on the 18 UTC analysis, May 12th, Vongfong is supporting the maximum sustained winds of 50 knots (= 60 mph / 90 km/h) and the minimum central pressure of near 996 mbar. Tropical Storm #Vongfong […]
We are currently experiencing an unusually strong cold outbreak over a large part of Europe. But it appears likely we will be facing a second heatwave into our continent soon. Extreme heat is expected across southern Balkans and Turkey this weekend. Maximum afternoon temperatures will reach 35-40 °C over Greece and Turkey from Friday to […]
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