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A remarkable heat values have been reported from parts of South Australia today – many locations climbed above +46 °C mark, some of them even above +48 and +49 °C while Nullabor station reported an incredible 50.0 °C! Here are today’s maximum temperatures – the top 20 METAR / SYNOP stations based on the ogimet.com […]
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The temporal break in the extreme warmth across eastern half Europe is about to re-intensify this weekend as a more favorable pattern establishes again. A significant warm airmass advection will develop across central, eastern and partly also the northern Europe with 10-15 °C warmer daytime temperatures than normal for late December. The highest temperatures across […]
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According to preliminary data from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), Australia sets a new record today, Dec 18th – the average maximum temperature across the country was 40.9 °C, breaking the previous record of 40.3 °C (set in January 2013). Forecast models suggest today’s record is likely to be broken again tomorrow as heatwave reaches […]
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The existing pattern over Europe and North Atlantic will support additional very dynamic weather into WSW Europe. A strengthening large long-wave trough will push a wave towards western Europe, developing a surface cyclone over Ireland tonight. Dangerous severe winds are expected along the western parts of Ireland and Scotland until Thursday morning. A very large […]
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A strong cyclogenesis with heavy rainfall, severe winds and locally blizzard conditions travels across southern Finland on Wednesday, Dec 18th
While eastern half of Europe is trapped under an extensive upper ridge, a rapidly eastward moving short-wave trough moves across southern Scandinavia and delivers heavy rainfall into the region, but also severe winds across the Baltic Sea, gulf of Finland towards Estonia and Latvia. Heavy snow blizzard develops to the north of warm front across […]
Very warm day across many parts of Europe, locally up to +22 °C in western Balkan peninsula, Dec 17th
As we have discussed over the weekend – An unusual very warm period developed across east-central Europe this week – and the first very warm day was today, Dec 17th. Many areas have experienced unusually high afternoon temperatures for mid-December, many have reached upper 10s with peak temperatures locally even into 20-22 °C range! Today’s […]
An extreme heatwave is about to swipe across Australia, rising maximum temperatures up to near 50°C (122°F) in S/SE parts of the continent, breaking records!
A severe situation is setting up for the south and south-east part of Australia, as an intense heatwave is about to move through, raising maximum temperatures to near 48-50°C. The heat will be partially limited in the coastal cities, due to the cooler sea-breeze, but still intense due to the urban heat island effect. We […]
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*Earthquake watch* A powerful earthquake swarm has occured under the volcanic mountain Fagradalsfjall in Iceland. Over 900 earthquakes were detected in less then 36 hours.
Iceland is a land of fire and ice. It is also a land of volcanoes and earthquakes, and they usually come in abundance. A strong earthquake swarm is ongoing at the Fagradalsfjall mountain on Reykjanes peninsula. The swarm started yesterday (December 15th) around 8am. The strongest earthquake in the first burst was an M3.5 at […]
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Excessive rainfall with enhanced threat for flooding develops across Portugal and WNW Spain today, Dec 16th
The dynamic pattern across North Atlantic and western Europe – which will result in very warm weather across parts of European continent this weeky – will bring fronts into Iberian peninsula as well. A frontal system associated with the large trough over WSW Europe is being pushed into the Iberian peninsula today, delivering an excessive […]
The first 2019/20 winter month in Europe will be just another one in the line with above normal average monthly temperature! While it has been dynamic over the North Atlantic and western Europe lately, similar pattern will likely continue for another week or possibly even two. Such pattern means deep trough over the North Atlantic […]
A powerful ‘bombogenesis’ cyclone develops over the northeast US and brings significant blizzard into eastern Canada this weekend
While there is an extensive high-pressure system across the eastern US this week, a pattern flip brings intense cyclogenesis this weekend developing over the East Coast and tracking into eastern Canada while intensifying. Lots of snow is likely across E Canada, while northeast US and Nova Scotia / Newfoundland should experience severe winds and major […]
An intense deep cyclone travels across north-central Mediterranean and brings excessive rainfall and blizzards locally, Dec 13th
What could the interesting date – Friday, the 13th – bring weatherwise? Friday brings a potentially strong winter storm across parts of the Alps and WNW Balkans, severe storms over the Mediterranean sea and excessive orographic rainfall along the mountain ranges. Related to the main long-wave upper-trough over western Europe, through axis pushes east across […]
Another deep cyclone will develop over western Europe, delivering dangerous windstorm across parts of the UK and Ireland, Dec 12-13th
Very dynamic pattern across the Atlantic continues in the coming days. A very large trough will develop another deep wave towards the European continent on Thursday, resulting in a strong cyclone across the British Isles, Ireland and France. Severe windstorm will locally bring gusts up to 150 km/h! A very large and deep upper-level long-wave […]
*Monthly outlook* The stratospheric polar vortex will survive all attacks and is coming at us with a vengeance! Late December and January are expected to be milder, with only brief cold episodes!
The stratospheric polar vortex is coming at us with a vengeance! It was under a lot of pressure lately and was fighting for its existence. Being attacked by many pressure and temperatures waves, it survived them all and is now ready to power up. We were monitoring the stratospheric warming event as it was developing. […]
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An excessive amount of rainfall with flooding threat across the eastern Thessaly region, Greece today
An upper low has ejected from the main west European upper trough across the Alps and is now moving across S Mediterranean and S Balkans towards SE. An associated surface cyclone with the frontal system is resulting in torrential and locally excessive rainfall with both storms and orographic rainfall across eastern Greece, with also a […]
Violent winter storm across Iceland is underway, intense snowfall (N Iceland) and 150-190 km/h gusts (W-NW Iceland) – conditions worsening tonight with close to 250 km/h gusts in SE parts of Iceland tomorrow
Extremely windy conditions and life-threatening conditions are unfolding across the western half of Iceland as bombogenesis cyclone is sitting along the SE parts of the island. Central pressure is already below 950 mbar, cyclone continues deepening. As the cyclone is expected to drift further east tonight, extreme wind threat will worsen and spread across much […]
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Dec 9th *UPDATE* on the developing powerful ‘bomb cyclone’ / winter storm across Iceland – violent windstorm and major snowstorm are expected
Please refer to the previous discussion for broad synoptic details and weather pattern analysis. This is the evening update on a developing powerful winter storm over Iceland through the next 48 hours. Models are is very good agreement is developing a very dangerous cyclone, rapidly intensifying from this evening through Tuesday. Cyclone is now already […]
Explanations for abbreviations (TSTM, SLGT, ENH, etc.) SYNOPSIS A very deep trough with intense cold-core low will develop across the North Atlantic with explosive cyclogenesis – a so-called ‘bomb cyclone’ – at the surface. A combination of a sharp pressure gradient and rapid cyclogenesis taking place, a violent winter storm with major snowfall and blizzard […]
Tropical Cyclone #Belna has made a devastating landfall in Madagascar with a few hour bursts of rapid intensification before reaching the coast
West Indian Ocean is yet again bringing some unexpected tropical behaviors. While Cyclone Belna was gradually weakening today, it rather unexpectedly exploded and intensify again in the final hours before landfall. Officially, Belna was packing maximum sustained winds of 80 knots / 90mph at 12 UTC today, Dec 9th, with a central pressure of around […]
*Volcano watch* An explosive volcanic eruption occurred at White Island (NZ), and affected the crater floor when tourists were visiting the island. 5 people are reported deceased with over 40 still missing! No survivors were found yet.
A volcanic eruption occurred on the White Island volcano, New Zealand, which is a popular tourist attraction due to it being a volcano and having easy access. The explosive volcanic eruption occurred at around 14:11 local time, and has sent ash, smoke and debris almost 4km high up into the air. Around 50 people were […]
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