• Ski-resorts in Europe are re-opening only a few days before Summer 2021! 8 countries still ...

    After COVID crisis, French and Italian ski centers in the Alps are re-opening only a few days before Summer 2021 according to server inthesnow.com /https://www.inthesnow.com/french-and-italian-ski-resorts-will-open-for-first-time-in-2021-this-weekend//. During long winter season 2020/2021, winter resorts in countries were closed due to virus restrictions. According to server, ski resorts are/will be still open in ...
  • Ground frosts are still here: The UK +1,0°C, the Spain +1,6°C, France +2,3°C, Germany +2,3°C

    After series of ground frosts minimally in last 5 days /https://mkweather.com/ground-frosts-hit-last-3-nights-large-parts-of-europe-until-the-end-of-may-2021-ar-still-possible/; https://mkweather.com/cold-mornings-until-28-may-in-british-islands-early-june-2021// and next, minimally 6 cold mornings are only waiting us. May therefore should end such as very or extremely cold in many parts of NW and continental Europe /https://mkweather.com/updated-composites-may-2021-in-nw-and-continental-europe-is-very-extremely-cold//. On Tuesday, 25. May 2021, was still very cold ...
  • Updated composites: May 2021 in NW and continental Europe is very / extremely cold

    Above SE Iceland with temperature anomalies in 850 hPa up to -5°C and in northern France and Belgium up to -4°C and with T2m anomalies from France to Czechia and Slovakia from -1,5 to - 3°C and in Iceland almost -4°C is May 2021 the next very / extremely cold ...
  • Kraderica, Slovenia: All-time snow record for summer season broken, 510 cm of snow, 550 cm ...

    After information about extreme snowfall in the Alps /GERMANY// and Czechia /CZECHIA/ and late-May snowing in Scotland /SCOTLAND/ we are bringing the next shocking information about historic summer season snowfall in northwestern Balkan. In Kraderica, Slovenia, 2514 MASL, snow cover on Sunday, 23. May 2021 reached historic 510 cm, what ...
  • Scotland set to the coldest May in 42 years, late May snowing hit lower elevated ...

    After the coldest April in the UK since 1922 /https://mkweather.com/confirmed-coldest-april-in-the-uk-since-1922-late-frosts// and in Central England since 1880 /https://mkweather.com/cet-record-1880-2021-april-2021-coldest-in-142-years// has arrived extremely cold May 2021, set in Scotland to the coldest May in 42 years, since 1979, according to regional watchers. Moreover, Scotland still reported late-season snowing in elevations below 1000 MASL ...
  • Pastures in the Alps under the snow: Cows can´t feed and summer is knocking on ...

    German media after news about the coldest April (and May) 2021 in Europe in decades decided to map extremely cold conditions in Bavarian Alps - and they are bringing authentic reports about current life in Alpine pastures in late May 2021. After we noticed, that in Czechian mountains around 1300 ...
  • Ground frosts hit last 3 nights large parts of Europe, until the end of May ...

    While in Scandinavian countries are frosts in late spring and early autumn relatively usual, in mid-latitudes it is very rare to have so cold mornings in so late season. In last 3 mornings, cold temperatures again hit large parts of Europe /after cold finish of the last workweek: https://mkweather.com/cold-mornings-until-28-may-in-british-islands-early-june-2021//. The ...
  • ECMWF vs. GFS: What brings the start of Summer 2021 in Europe?

    While ECMWF forecasts persisting cold circulation patterns in NW Europe and temporarily cold periods in Central Europe until 5. July 2021, GFS sees a big hope for heatwave during the first decade of June 2021 in continental Europe and partially British Islands, too. The end of May 2021 will be ...
  • A few days before Summer 2021 a giant snowstorm in NW USA!

    After unseasonably snowfall hit Edmonton, Alberta, Canada /https://mkweather.com/from-summer-into-winter-after-334c-saskatchewan-snowing-in-edmonton-alberta-canada//, extremely cold Arctic air from the Arctic has shifted above northwestern and northern USA with a result of heavy snowfall in Montana and parts of Idaho and Wyoming. Snowfall appeared too in Canada from British Columbia to Saskatchewan. In Montana, locally 18 ...
  • New York 94°F / +34,4°C, severe storms will shift from Midwest to the East until ...

    Cold front, which brought temperature shock in Canada last week, when before its arrival, +33,4°C was in Saskatchewan measured and after its transition eastward, snowing surprised Alberta, including Edmonton /https://mkweather.com/from-summer-into-winter-after-334c-saskatchewan-snowing-in-edmonton-alberta-canada//, has moved above central USA already, with powerful heatwave in eastern and southeastern USA on its front side. Interesting is ...
  • Destructive wildfire near Athens, Greece!

    From Wednesday to Sunday, 19.-23. May 2021, destructive wildfires hit Athens region, southern Greece. 18 settlements were evacuated and according to the newest information, wildfire already destroyed more than 10 000 acres of land, including homes, vacation homes, 2 Orthodox Christian monasteries and 1 convent. Blazes are still active early ...
  • 21 dead in a high-altitude marathoon in China after extreme cooldown, in Mongolia from +33°C ...

    21 people died after hail, freezing rain and high winds hit runners taking part in a cross-country mountain race in China, including 2 Chinese TOP marathon athletes. High-altitude 100 km race held in Gansu province, in the Yellow River Stone Forest. 21 of 172 participants died during Saturday afternoon, between ...
  • Malaysia, Thailand, Laos and southern China with floods, extreme rainfall expected in Myanmar, too

    Southeastern Asia is experiencing already with serious monsoon rains in many countries, with reported floods in Malaysia, Thailand, Laos and southern China and projected heavy rainfall mainly in Myanmar, but in large parts of the region. too. In Malaysia, severe floods hit Sabah, Tenom, and Sarawak in last days. Lawas ...
  • Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador under water, Amazon river near highest levels in history!

    Persisting rains since (Northern-Hemispheric) Winter 2020/2021 thanks to La nina phenomenon in northern parts of South America are bringing very dangerous situation in Amazon, Brazil and parts of Colombia or Ecuador. While rains have shifted into northernmost parts of the continent last weeks and until 8. June, mainly in northern ...
  • Heatwaves in Russia have become crazy: +39,7°C, never measured before in spring

    Saturday, 22. May 2021 is historic day for Russia. Situation is starting to strongly look like extreme year 2010, when during deep La nina phase, dangerous wildfires were devastating large parts of Russia, including Moscow region. On Saturday, anomalous +39,7°C was measured in Dagestan, southwestern Russia, what is the hottest ...
  • Sydney after coldest May days since 1967, the next coldwave for Australia is forecasted

    Sydney has recorded its coldest May nights in 54 years after the minimum temperature dipped to below 9°C in 5 mornings in a row between Sunday and Thursday, 16.-20. May 2021. Not since 1967 has Sydney experienced a colder streak in May such as in 2021, confirmed www.news.com.au. West from ...
  • Czechia, 1300 MASL: Record 1 meter of snow in May! It has never appeared so ...

    After anomalously cold the first 5 months of the year 2021 in Europe /https://mkweather.com/a-big-european-circulation-anomaly-in-2021-totally-oppositely-such-as-in-the-world-and-showing-what-climate-change-should-bring-until-2100// it is not surprise, that in the middle of mountain altitudes, extreme accumulations of snow have stacked. It appears, that cold conditions in last months in Europe are associated with La nina and weak solar cycle ...
  • From summer into winter! After +33,4°C, Saskatchewan, snowing in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    Last workweek in Canada was wild, with tropical temperatures in one province (in Saskatchewan, before an arrival of cold front), but heavy late-season snowfall in neighboring province (in Alberta, including capital, Edmonton, after cold front). Extremely strong cold front is forecasted to bring snowfall even to northwestern and northern USA, ...
  • India, Pakistan hit the strongest cyclone since 1998 (Tauktae), 208 killed and missing, the next ...

    Early this week, Cyclone Tauktae hit western India and SE Pakistan, with expected extremely dangerous conditions and then remnants of the system continued above Delhi region, where similarly such as in western coast, rainfall records were observed. Tauktae is the strongest cyclone which hit Gujarat region, India and southeastern Pakistan ...
  • 2 possible tropical storms in the Atlantic! One hits USA already in next hours, one ...

    Surprisingly strong May tropical activity above northern Atlantic is bringing 2 possible tropical systems, which should develop in next hours into tropical storms - the first two tropical storms of Atlantic hurricane season 2021! The first system, 90L Invest, 80-90% probable Tropical storm Ana is shifting across waters of northern ...
  • May 2021 will be cold, summer for continental Europe is shifting into early June 2021

    After the coldest April in some parts of Europe in more than 100 years, May 2021 appears such as the next cold month in continental Europe and British Islands. Contribution to this statement have given the newest forecasts of GFS, which have shifted summer weather for continental Europe (from France ...
  • Cold mornings until 28. May, in British Islands early June 2021

    Such was forecasted in out articles earlier, ground frosts in continental Europe and British Islands are here (here frosts early this week and at the weekend: https://mkweather.com/scotland-and-northern-england-under-the-snow-in-may-exceptionally-cold-spring-2021-continues/) and bad news are, that with cold mornings from France to Ukraine is needed to count until cca 28. May 2021, in British ...
  • Deadly, +45°C heatwave for Italy, Greece, Turkey, already next weekend!

    While British Islands and large parts of northwestern Europe are preparing for cold rest of May 2021 and subsequent cold Summer 2021 (-5°C on Saturday, 22. May in Scotland expected) /https://mkweather.com/freezing-weekend-in-the-uk-5c-is-possible-half-of-days-in-may-2021-with-frosts-british-islands/; https://mkweather.com/summer-2021-in-europe-will-be-colder-such-was-forecasted//, in Mediterranean soon will start exceptional spring heatwave. Already around next Saturday, 29. May 2021, maximum temperatures in ...
  • Freezing weekend in the UK: -5°C is possible, half of days in May 2021 with ...

    Already Tuesday and Wednesday, 18.-19. May 2021 were in Scotland freezing, with minimum temperature on Tuesday -1,1°C in Katesbridge and on Wednesday, -1,6°C in Eskdalemuir. The worst is however forecasted at the weekend, mainly on Saturday, 22. May 2021, when in Scottish basins and valleys, minimum temperatures up to -5°C ...
  • Summer 2021 in Europe will be colder such was forecasted

    In seasonal forecasts from March and April 2021 we were promising mostly hot and dry Summer 2021 in Europe /https://mkweather.com/first-forecast-for-summer-2021-in-europe-la-nina-and-nao-hot-summer-is-probable/; https://mkweather.com/summer-2021-forecast-for-europe-hot-and-dry-pattern-as-leading-heatwaves-drought//. All forecasted patterns are preserved, but it appears, that cold temperature and stormy anomaly above northwestern Europe will be much larger, than it was predicted 1-2 months ago. It ...
  • 12 killed, 429 injured after EF3 tornadoes in Wuhan, Shengze, China, record for China is ...

    Around Friday, 14. May 2021, tornadoes hit regions of Wuhan and Shengze, central China. Deadly vortexes killed 12 people. 429 injured was reported after systems hit densely populated cities. The first tornado hit Wuhan. Twenty-Seven homes collapsed and another 130 were damaged, 8 people died and 280 was injured.  EF3 ...
  • Taiwan with new national record for May: +40,3°C after months of drought

    After months of persisting drought, Taiwan hasn´t seen any break from severe heatwaves, but oppositely, extremely hot and dry weather has on 14. May 2021 a peak, in form of all-time May national record for the country. In southeastern parts of the island, temperature reached +40,3°C, what is more than ...
  • The next cold winter? Strong La nina in Winter 2021/2022 forecasted!

    Although temperature anomalies during relatively cold La nina winters are not everywhere in Northern Hemisphere negative, La nina is giving big hopes for strong Arctic and Siberian outbreaks across all Northern Hemisphere in Winter 2021/2022, similarly, such as during the the last, Winter 2020/2021. La nina means mainly much colder ...
  • Solar cycle behind NAO- coldwaves in Europe and La nina coldwaves around the world?

    If we look at correlations between ENSO (Southern Oscillation) phases (El nino and La nina) with NAO and AO (North Atlantic Oscillation and Arctic Oscillation) there are only very weak signals in some months, that phases of both circulations should be significantly linked. However, if we look at correlations NAO ...
  • Cold pattern in central USA and Canada intensified in April and May 2021

    In last articles with outputed composites for Europe we have looked at big circulation anomaly above axis Azores - Greenland, which significantly contributed into cold year 2021 conditions in Europe from January into May 2021 /https://mkweather.com/a-big-european-circulation-anomaly-in-2021-totally-oppositely-such-as-in-the-world-and-showing-what-climate-change-should-bring-until-2100//. Now, we should look at North-American composites of T850 hPa, T2m and H500 hPa ...