A waterspout outbreak is in progress over the central Mediterranean Sea since November 13, 2021, with most of them along the Sicilian southwest coast.
According to the International Centre for Waterspout Research (ICWR), waterspouts have been reported off of Italy on the afternoon of November 13, including near Naples and Genoa.
More waterspouts have been reported over the Tyrrhenian Sea as well as the Adriatic Sea, off of Croatia.
In total, 13 waterspouts were confirmed by the ICWR off the coast of Italy on November 13.
The outbreak continued on November 14 and into Wednesday, November 17.
Some of them moved onshore and caused damage, ICWR said.
Waterspouts likely now over the Tyrrhenian Sea as well as the Adriatic Sea, off of Croatia. ICWR waterspout observer, Pavan Federico, confirms that 6 waterspouts occurred over the Tyrrhenian Sea. https://t.co/WPioHG02Jy https://t.co/eyGdnCRh95 pic.twitter.com/lgEznurfqK— ICWR (@ICWR) November 13, 2021
Our favourite waterspout picture from today (November 13) off of Liguria, Italy! Courtesy 3bmeteo. See where waterspouts are occurring around the world each day at: https://t.co/WPioHG02Jy #trombamarina #trombemarine pic.twitter.com/s8fLbkCYwH— ICWR (@ICWR) November 13, 2021
Severe-type waterspout off of Sicily today! We continue to track today's waterspout outbreak over the Central Mediterranean Sea. Follow reports at: https://t.co/WPioHG02Jy #trombamarina #trombemarine https://t.co/30cBlswLoN pic.twitter.com/8xTpHbHBCH— ICWR (@ICWR) November 16, 2021
Another waterspout outbreak day over the Central Mediterranean Sea! Thanks to Pavan Federico for recording every waterspout that occurred along the Sicilian southwest coast. Some waterspouts moved on shore an caused damage. The outbreak will continue into Wednesday. https://t.co/L786BM4G4Z— ICWR (@ICWR) November 16, 2021
Featured image credit: ICWR
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