• Ukraine changed into ice kingdom

    From Monday to Tuesday, 13.-14. December 2020, Ukraine hit severe ice storms, which brought collapse of the traffic and dangerous conditions for outdoor activities. Freezing rain reported mainly regions of Kyiv and Kharkov, where streets changed to ice rinks after 4 - 8 mm of precipitation in form of freezing ...
  • Ain Sefra, Sahara (1081 MASL) with 40 cm of snow, in lower parts of desert ...

    Unusually cold and snowy weather hit region around Ain Sefra, Algeria, last week, when near NAO- phase, cold front associated with Mediterranean low hit more southern parts of Algeria, too, with result of severe snow accumulations in this 50 000 city situated in 1081 MASL and too in parts of ...
  • Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021 forecast for Europe

    After latest Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021 Mkweather forecast for the USA and Canada /https://mkweather.com/2020/12/11/first-gfs-christmas-2020-forecast-and-ecmwf-new-year-2021-outlook-for-the-usa-and-canada// we should look into, already 4th Christmas 2020 and 1st New Year 2021 forecast for Europe. After development of weather in Europe before Christmas /https://mkweather.com/2020/12/11/heavy-rains-storms-floods-and-snowfall-in-mediterranean-and-then-western-europe-central-europe-dry-until-the-christmas-2020/; https://mkweather.com/2020/12/08/historic-snowfall-in-alps-a-big-photogallery//, with next 4 Mediterranean lows, exactly around a ...
  • Polar vortex is here: In the Alps 4 meters of snow expected

    Robust part of polar vortex has come to Europe together with heavy rains and snow, severe winds and rough seas. Wide cyclonic system will be moving during next days above Europe, with warm advection on its front side, heavy precipitation and winds within a system and extreme cold blasts on ...
  • Beirut streets turned into rivers

    Series of Mediterranean storms continues with floods in Lebanon, Italy, Spain/Portugal and floods are reported form Middle East too - Iran, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Thanks to NAO- (negative phase of Arctic Oscillation), stormtracks of Icelandic cyclone are anomalously shifted to the south - above Canary Islands, Mediterranean, northern Africa ...
  • Mediterranean storms are shifting above Middle East: Floods in Baghdad

    Mkweather last period has warned before together 5 Mediterranean storms /2 STORMS; 3 STORMS/, which were / are expected between 20. November and 15. December 2020. We /https://mkweather.com/2020/11/23/floods-in-desert-saudi-arabia-cold-and-rainy-forecast-for-middle-east// and other meteorological services /https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-forecasts/rain-snow-return-to-middle-east/852701/ have warned before severe storms, rains, winds and floods in Middle East, with winter conditions, too. In series of these articles we ...
  • Mediterranean storms series: Breaking - Severe flood warnings in Spain and Portugal

    Mkweather last period has warned before together 5 Mediterranean storms /2 STORMS; 3 STORMS/, which were / are expected between 20. November and 15. December 2020. In series of articles we will bring detailed overview of first effects of Mediterranean storms (Article 1 - Cyprus, Article 2 - Israel, Article 3 - Italy) and one forecast (Article ...
  • Mediterranean storms series: Italy, 457 mm / 48 hours

    Mkweather last period has warned before together 5 Mediterranean storms /2 STORMS; 3 STORMS/, which were / are expected between 20. November and 15. December 2020. In series of articles we will bring detailed overview of first effects of Mediterranean storms (Article 1 - Cyprus, Article 2 - Israel, Article 3 - Italy) and one forecast (Article ...
  • Low pressure above Mediterranean: severe storms and floods are next 3 weeks possible

    In previous article, we have described conditions, which are forecasted during incoming cold weather period in continental Europe /https://mkweather.com/2020/11/22/long-term-forecast-very-cold-weather-between-29-11-8-12-in-europe//. While in Scandinavia, frosts -30/-35°C and in central Europe -15/-20°C are possible (already on Friday and at the weekend temperatures have dropped to interval -10/-15°C /https://mkweather.com/2020/11/22/first-snow-and-frosts-up-to-14c-in-continental-europe// in Central Europe and Balkan), ...
  • Storm warnings! Mediterranean storm in Croatia, Italy and Greece!

    Powerful Mediterranean storm, before which we have warned at the weekend /https://mkweather.com/2020/11/15/2-mediterranean-storms-hit-central-and-eastern-mediterranean-next-week//, has brought over Adriatic heavy rainfall and strong winds on Monday and Tuesday, 16.-17. November 2020 and system is shifting above southern Italy and Greece now, with 2nd level warnings and possible local floods. The heaviest rainfall has ...
  • Coldwave in Europe will be longer and stronger: 10 days of cold weather between 9.-18. ...

    Extreme low values of NAO and AO index until 25. October 2020 will be linked with anomalously southern stormtracks of cyclonic systems above North-Atlantic region and cold Arctic air will flow far to the south - except of moderate climate zone above subtropical zone (Mediterranean) and partly north of tropical ...