• India with very bad air quality and cold extremes: A winter COVID-19 crisis

    Although in many parts of India, in 2020, for the first time people have seen Himalayas, thanks to better air quality, extreme economy shrank around -24% was observed in the second 2020 quartal (April - June 2020) with additional effect of death causes besides of COVID-19 cases. Less of smog ...
  • Little summer in the winter: Spain +23,0°C, France +20,4°C, Germany +15,6°C

    After one of the highest maximum temperatures measured in winter in Scandinavia, ever, +18,6°C in Åndalsnes in Møre og Romsdal, central Norway and series of extremely warm days in Mediterranean, anomalously high temperatures have arrived to more central parts of Europe 2 days (and too 24 hours) before a Christmas ...
  • Iceland with the highest rainfall ever: 570 mm / 5 days with result of landslide ...

    According to the Icelandic Met Office, tells mbl.is, the precipitation in Seyðisfjörður between 14.-18. December 2020 is the most recorded during a five-day period in Iceland, ever. It amounts to 570 mm (22.44 inches). By comparison, average annual precipitation in Reykjavik is 860 mm (33.86 inches) /https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news/2020/12/20/pictures_of_damage_done_by_landslides//.  Most Seyðisfjörður residents, or ...
  • Medicane Elaina in Eastern Mediterranean + Next expected floods for N and W Mediterranean

    Last week, mainly from Wednesday to Friday, 16.-18. December 2020, Cyprus, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Israel hit powerful storm 03M - a Medicane Elaina / Andira. System was bringing severe storms with floods, hails, heavy rain, severe winds, powerful lighting activity and rare tornadoes above Eastern Mediterranean. The worst ...