• Germany: Monthly records for May overcame!

    After extremely cold April in Europe, the coldest in many parts in 100 years /links to interesting articles here: https://mkweather.com/confirmed-coldest-april-in-the-uk-since-1922-late-frosts//, France, Germany and the Spain already report regionally the coldest May temperatures ever. It´s possible, that DWD will update information about April 2021 temperature anomalies for Germany, soon, before cca ...
  • France: Extreme frosts are back! Monthly May temperature records overcame

    It´s 3. May 2021 and France after extremely cold April 2021 reports extremely cold start of the last spring month. According to coolwx.com weather tool, all France, Belgium and some part of the Spain, Italy and the UK on Monday, 3. May reports minimum temperatures close to temperature records, daily ...
  • Confirmed! Coldest April in the UK since 1922!

    In the first May 2021 days, Met Office updated statistics about reached temperatures in April 2021 across the country, with result of the coldest average of minimum temperatures since 1922! It was also 4th driest and 2nd sunniest April in record. About extremely cold conditions in the UK (or England) ...
  • Bad cold news for Europe! Severe frosts should return around 12.-15. May after short, 3 ...

    The newest outputs of GFS although expect forecasted May heatwave, but hot weather should stay above continental Europe, British Islands or southern Scandinavia very shortly and then, severe late-spring frosts should return! According to the newest runs of GFS, heatwave with the first tropical temperatures (+30°C) in Central Europe is ...
  • Greece: The most earliest +38°C in history and the hottest spring night in Europe in ...

    While above Europe was moving cyclone with powerful cold front, storms and cooldown, in Balkan, Greece, southern Italy and Turkey was still extremely hot at the weekend. Severe heatwave has brought several interesting temperature records, mainly in Greece, where the earliest +38°C in history appeared and the hottest spring night ...
  • UK -5,8°C (3,6°C from all-time May record), Poland -4,9°C or Spain -2,4°C at the weekend, ...

    Extremely strong frosts bother Europe at the beginning of May 2021, too and after the coldest April 2021 in some regions in 100 years, the next severe sector with frosts is shifting from western above central Europe. On Saturday, 1. May 2021 was extremely cold in the UK, in Shap ...
  • 110°F (43°C) in California and 97°F (36°C) in Iowa during early heatwave in the USA

    Quickly shifting heatwave from western USA above north-central parts of the country in the first May 2021 days has brought extremely high temperatures across the USA, including California or Midwest. While only around Wednesday, 28. April, short coldwave hit Southwest /https://mkweather.com/snowing-surprised-flagstaff-arizona-april-2021//, already around Friday, 30. April 2021 region reported a ...
  • After volcanic eruptions, floods and landslides: Hopefulness in St. Vincent and Grenadines

    After a volcano erupted on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent (main eruptions on 9. and 12. April 2021), approximately two-thirds of the island is covered in a thick layer of ash. Gradually, evacuation of 20 000 people have started. According to The United Nations, "about 20,000 evacuees on island ...
  • Snowing in South Korea in May after 22 years!

    Only a week after extreme April tropical heatwaves in Japan an Korean Peninsula /https://mkweather.com/superyphoon-surigae-and-its-surprise-for-korea-and-japan-tropical-temperatures//, extremely cold weather hit region in full power! In South Korea, snowing in altitudes around 600-1000 MASL appeared at the weekend, what is the first snowing in populated regions since 1999. According to The Korea Meteorological ...
  • The first snow in South Africa!

    Only before a week we forecasted, that South Africa an Lesotho are waiting for the first snowing of winter season 2021. Forecasts came true and populated, higher elevated parts of South Africa and Lesotho really hit snowstorm. Lesotho is the coldest country in Africa an only one state in the ...
  • Minimum temperature +30,7°C in Greece! On the Libyan coast +44,0°C!

    While Europe suffers the next coldwave with frosts and ground frosts, southern Italy, Greece, Balkan, Turkey and African Central Mediterranean enjoy extremely hot summer weather. Already night from Wednesday to Thursday, 28.-29. April 2021 was in Greece abnormally hot - in Crete the first time in history in month April, ...
  • Tropical heatwave (+30°C) hits Europe between 8.-14. May 2021!

    +30°C is possible not only in continental Europe, but too in British Islands and Scandinavia! Latest outputs of GFS are favorable for the first tropical heatwave in all parts of Europe. While in Mediterranean, temperatures between +35/+40°C are regionally possible and in continental Europe, maximum temperatures should reach interval +30/+35°C, ...
  • Europe: Frosts will be longer than was expected, until 8. May 2021

    On 30. April 2021, the next day with relatively strong morning frosts appeared in the UK and northwestern Europe and the next, minimally 8 cold mornings is before us in Europe. In Tulloch Bridge, the UK, temperature on Friday, 30. April dropped to -4,2°C and in Aboyne to -1,8°C what ...
  • Baseball-Sized hails in Oklahoma and Texas demolished everything!

    Tornado outbreak / storm round from Wednesday to Friday, 28.-30. April 2021 surprised more than with tornadoes by extreme hailstorm in Oklahoma and Texas. The worst was situation in Thursday, 29. April around Norman City, Oklahoma, where baseball-sized hailstorm demolished everything what stood in their way. Hailstorm hit too part ...
  • Snowing surprised Flagstaff, Arizona

    Although, in Southwest already began powerful and long-term heatwave, around Tuesday and Wednesday, 27.-28. April, very probably last snowing of the season 2020/2021 appeared in mountainous parts of Arizona. In Flagstaff, 0,66 inches / 2 cm of snow fallen after snowstorm, associated with cold front moving from California into Texas. ...
  • News from the Arctic: extremely warm these days!

    Long, almost 3 weeks persisting NAO- phase in late April and early May 2021 (but weaker AO- phase) is bringing anomalously warm conditions above the Arctic. In period 29. April - 4. May 2021, very high positive temperature anomalies are expected in Canadian Arctic, Greenland and Russian Arctic, too. In ...
  • 300-400 people killed by lighting per year in Bangladesh + COVID-19 forecast for India: Monsoon ...

    In 2015, the Bangladesh government declared lightning as a natural disaster. According to official statistics,  359 people died in lightning strikes in 2018 and 250 people were killed by lightning between February and September 2019. In May 2016, during one severe thunderstorm, 65 people were killed /https://edition.cnn.com/2016/05/16/asia/bangladesh-lightning-kills/index.html/. Similar accidents were ...
  • The next floods for Colombia

    Season of rain in northern parts of South America is in 2021 triggered to anomalously active due to persisting La nina pattern, which is traditionally associated with heavy rains in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana region and northern Amazon, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador. The next unbelievable powerful floods have occurred in Colombia ...
  • Lake Tanganyika water levels rise to heights never seen before

    Parts of Burundi, Tanzania, DR Congo and Zambia in Spring 2021 face to unprecedented event. The longest fresh water lake in the world and the second deepest globally, Tanganyika, after series of floods associated with regime of ENSO in East Africa in last years, reports water levels never seen before. ...
  • Mecca, Saudi Arabia with disastrous floods

    Saudi Arabia under attack of severe floods, hail and heavy rains! The worst situation was around Tuesday, 27. April 2021 in Mecca region, where disastrous floods caused widespread damages. Floodwater in some parts of the region was 1 - 2 meters high, according to video and photo materials. Severe floods ...
  • Ten times as many wildfires in Siberia than usual, Central Asia abnormal +40°C

    While Europe experiences regionally with the coldest April in all-time history and the USA and Canada after April coldwaves are preparing to May late frosts, situation in parts of Asia is diametrically different. Central Asian countries including Kazakhstan hit abnormally hot temperatures up to +40°C (in April!) and southern Siberia, ...
  • Dangerous May frosts for the USA between 5.-15. May 2021! + World map of late ...

    Not only Europe, but vineyards in Midwest and East Coast reported problems during the last period of severe frosts between 15.-25. April. Many US cities, including warm coastal region in Mid-Atlantic reported in last period frosts, which should be for many plants damaging. Not only vineyards, but too fruit trees ...
  • Death Valley expects first 110°C of the year, heatwaves in West will persist until 15. ...

    With only shorter breaks mainly in northwestern USA, hot and dry West expects long period with heatwaves and drought until 15. May 2021. Heatwaves will be the strongest around 30. April, 7. May and 14. May 2021 and already on Friday, 30. April, should Death Valley see the first 110°F ...
  • Storm Lola brought severe storms in Spain and Portugal

    During last days, storm system Lola was moving above Iberian Peninsula, accompanied by severe storms with heavy rains, hails, strong winds and severe lighting. The most hit regions were northern Portugal and southern Spain, where damages were reported. Some damages after lighting were too observed from southern France. The most ...
  • The UK with frostiest April in history, some stations report 24 frost days

    Met Office a few days before the end of April 2021 informed, that April 2021 will end such as the frostiest month in the UK in history. Only in last articles we wrote about the coldest mid-Spring in France in all-time history or the coldest April in Benelux in last 30-50 years /https://mkweather.com/france-the-coldest-mid-spring-in-all-time-history/; ...
  • Frost and ground frost forecast for Europe until 15. May 2021

    May 2021 is coming and before forecasted heatwaves /https://mkweather.com/may-brings-heatwaves-in-europe-estimates-of-national-maximum-temperatures-hot//, next rounds of severe, light or only ground frosts are waiting us in parts of Europe. The strongest frosts are traditionally expected in Scandinavia - in northern regions temperatures should still drop below -20°C and frosts are in the coldest parts ...
  • May brings heatwaves in Europe: Estimates of national maximum temperatures

    Although, the first 6 May 2021 days preliminary brings next frosts and ground frosts into British Islands and continental Europe and early May heatwave hits only southern half of the continent, the second, large heatwave should already bring hot weather in large parts of Europe. The first, early May heatwave ...
  • Mexico City: the worst drought in 30 years, 85% of Mexico with severe drought

    Since March 2021 Mexico suffers very hot weather with severe drought. Heatwaves are returning a nd re-generating in a very short time. While mid-latitudes in this global circulation pattern are bothered by extreme late spring frosts, tropical climate zone, not only Mexico, but too Sahara, Middle East, Southern and Southeastern ...
  • Heatwaves and drought in Hong Kong and Taiwan: All-time April temperature record and microchip crisis

    Only before a few days we informed about tropical weather in Japan and both Koreas /https://mkweather.com/superyphoon-surigae-and-its-surprise-for-korea-and-japan-tropical-temperatures//. Hot and dry weather however has persisted above region since March 2021 /https://mkweather.com/japans-cherry-blossom-earliest-peak-since-812/; https://mkweather.com/taiwan-the-worst-drought-in-73-years-extreme-2021-mk/; https://mkweather.com/hong-kong-34c-on-easter-after-record-temperatures-in-march//. Meanwhile, China is fighting with more often duststorms with origin in Gobi desert /https://mkweather.com/gobi-desert-is-growing-fastest-on-earth-beijing-hit-already-3rd-major-dust-storm-in-5-weeks//. According to the meteorological news ...
  • Persisting drought triggered wildfires in Ireland and Northern Ireland

    Not only severe frosts and possibly regional the coldest April in last almost 100 years in parts of the UK /https://mkweather.com/england-april-is-colder-as-march-the-coldest-since-1922//, but too severe spring wildfires were triggered by persisting dry weather across northwestern Europe in late April 2021. 24 from 27 days of April 2021 have brought in Aboyne, ...