• Iran +52,6°C, Iraq +52,0°C, Saudi Arabia +50,7°C, UAE +49,1°C and Qatar +49,0°C - Middle East ...

    An extreme heatwave is reported at the end of July 2021 after the flooding period across the Middle East. The hottest is in the Persian Gulf region, where maximum temperatures in the last days and hours reached more than +50°C - in Iran almost +53°C! According to /https://twitter.com/extremetemps/, +52,6°C in ...
  • UAE created artificial rains, while across the wider region of the Middle East, 46 dead ...

    Only in the last article from the Middle East, we described severe floods in Oman, Iran (and Saudi Arabia and UAE) /https://mkweather.com/oman-204-mm-48-hours-and-floods-in-the-united-arab-emirates-saudi-arabia-and-iran// and only a short time later we mentioned in another article floods in Pakistan /https://mkweather.com/112-dead-in-the-mumbai-region-maharasthra-20-in-pakistan-and-over-10-inches-260-mm-in-24-hours-in-mumbai//. Low-pressure anomaly above western Sahara created around 20. July 2021 untraditional synoptic conditions ...
  • 12 dead after mudslides in Tajikistan

    The next 12 dead is reported from Central Asia thanks to heavy rains, floods, and mudslides. Only before a few days we informed about 15 dead after mudslides in the border region of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan /https://mkweather.com/15-dead-after-mudslides-in-uzbekistan-and-kyrgyzstan//. Before a few days, 12 fatalities were reported from the next Central-Asian country, ...
  • Lagos, Nigeria with floods and a 16-day forecast for the period of rains in Africa

    The last week, a Nigerian capital, Lagos, was heavily flooded by 1,5-meter high floodwater. In 24 hours fell 125 mm of rain and according to NiMet, the presence of very deep vertical extent of moisture and moisture-laden winds up to about 3000m (700hPa) level in the atmosphere coupled with instability ...
  • Algeria +49,9°C, while parts of Spain and Greece with wildfires in the last period

    While Spain, Portugal, and France were hit in the last days with a milder heatwave, with maximum temperatures up to +43°C in Iberia and +38°C in France, in Algeria before a few days were measured even higher temperatures such as in the previous period. About heatwaves, in Algeria, we informed ...
  • Oman: 204 mm / 48 hours and floods in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, ...

    An untraditional weather pattern, associated with low pressure above western Sahara is setting a stream of moisture into Arabian Peninsula and Iran. According to watchers on Twitter, this weather pattern occurred last time before 1-2 years and is bringing severe floods in southern parts of the Middle East and later ...
  • Algeria +49,4°C, only 1,9°C below all-time national record!

    Extremely hot weather is persisting in northern Africa and air masses are prepared to flow above Italy and Balkan after 25. July 2021 /https://mkweather.com/166-mm-in-6-hours-in-nova-gradiska-croatia-after-floods-45c-heatwaves-for-balkan-between-25-7-1-8-2021//. Although, similar temperatures in Algeria were already in 2021 measured in early July 2021, with maximum temperature +49,7°C in Hassi-Messaoud (the highest temperature in 2021 in ...
  • 15 dead after mudslides in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

     Floods and mudslides hit after a period of extremely hot weather /https://mkweather.com/not-only-sahara-central-asia-extremely-hot-turkmenistan-482c-iran-513c-continental-china-50c-soon// parts of Central Asia. The worst situation was early this week, around 12. July 2021 in the border region of Uzbekistan with Kyrgyzstan, where floods and mudslides killed together 15 people. Mudslides hit regions of Aksy region of ...
  • All-time record in Morocco? +49,6°C!

    An extreme heatwave hasn´t hit in the last few days only Spain and Portugal (with a maximum of heatwave +45,0°C in Murcia on Monday, 12. July 2021)/https://mkweather.com/murcia-spain-450c-all-time-record-is-461c/; https://mkweather.com/an-extreme-heatwave-hit-iberia-and-nw-africa-morocco-473c-spain-445c-and-portugal-415c-all-time-records-were-regionally-broken//, but too Morocco. In Sidi Slimane, +49,6°C was measured, which we should consider such the hottest temperature in the country within modern ...
  • 10 dead after a storm in Banjul, Gambia

    Storm system within an ITCZ (Intertropical Convergence Zone) hit between Monday and Wednesday 5.-7. July 2021 a few countries in western Africa. The worst manifestations the system brought into the Gambia, mainly the region of the capital, Banjul, where 10 people were killed by floods and severe winds. According to ...
  • Not only Sahara, Central Asia extremely hot: Turkmenistan, +48,2°C, Iran +51,3°C, continental China +50°C soon

    All Europe is surrounded by extremely hot air masses from the south and from the east - not only Sahara /https://mkweather.com/sahara-is-extremely-hot-air-from-deserts-is-shifting-above-europe-algeria-497c-libya-470c-niger-466c/; https://mkweather.com/extremely-hot-air-for-europe-is-prepared-algeria-495c-tunisia-485c-and-all-time-records//, but Central Asia reported in last days record high temperatures, too. In Sargat, Turkmenistan, the all-time station record was broken, when on Tuesday, 6. July, +48,2°C was in ...
  • Sahara is extremely hot, air from deserts is shifting above Europe! (Algeria +49,7°C, Libya +47,0°C, ...

    After a not-so-old report about temperature records in Algeria and Tunisia /https://mkweather.com/extremely-hot-air-for-europe-is-prepared-algeria-495c-tunisia-485c-and-all-time-records// we are bringing the next report from the region (thanks to https://twitter.com/extremetemps), with the next anomalous measured temperatures across Sahara. In Hassi Messaoud, Algeria, +49,7°C was on Monday, 5. July 2021 measured, what is the highest temperature in ...
  • Snow in Europe, hell in Africa! Libya +47,0°C, Egypt +46,6°C (and Israel, Jordan +44,6°C)

    Extremely high temperatures hit Eastern Sahara, Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, while Europe is suffering late winter-like conditions. While Europe is suffering extremely cold May weather, including snowing /https://mkweather.com/snowing-in-the-netherlands-on-7-may-extremely-rare-snowstorm/; https://mkweather.com/snowing-in-potsdam-berlin-germany-in-may-after-50-years/; https://mkweather.com/scotland-and-northern-england-under-the-snow-in-may-exceptionally-cold-spring-2021-continues// and severe frosts /https://mkweather.com/frosts-ground-frosts-and-monthly-records-in-the-spain-northwestern-spain-30c-andalusia-46c/; https://mkweather.com/france-extreme-frosts-are-back-monthly-may-temperature-records-overcame/; https://mkweather.com/germany-monthly-records-for-may//, northern Africa and parts of Central and Eastern Mediterranean bother hellish weather, with ...
  • 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 ...
  • Twice-long coldwave in Europe! Not 10, but 20 days of cold weather! (All 16 days ...

    About extreme circulation, which hit parts of Europe and Northern America this autumn we have informed in series of articles last days /NORTHERN HEMISPHERE; NORTHERN AMERICA; EUROPE/ and in Mkweather seasonal forecasts for Autumn and Winter 2020/2021 /FORECAST FOR AUTUMN 2020; FIRST FORECAST FOR WINTER 2020/21; UPDATED FORECAST FOR WINTER ...
  • 2 killed, 25 missing in France (500 mm/24 h) and Italy (630 mm/24 h), heavy ...

    Windstorm Alex is bringing significant worsening of weather across Europe, with excessively strong winds and rainfall. On Friday, in France was reported wind gusts up to 186 km/h in coastal areas of Brittany and at the weekend, anomalously rainfall occurred in France and Italy, with maximum 24-hours precipitation amount in ...