Waterspout outbreak over the central Mediterranean Sea


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.

Featured image credit: ICWR


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