An outbreak of Arctic air set to bring unseasonal chill across the UK

An outbreak of Arctic air set to bring unseasonal chill across the UK

A blast of Arctic air is expected to cause an outbreak of icy weather across the UK throughout this week. Most areas will experience temperatures about 4°C (39.2 °F) lower than average for this time of the year. The cold will be locally accompanied by heavy…

Large multiple-vortex waterspout filmed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Large multiple-vortex waterspout filmed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

A tornado formed in Fort Lauderdale, southeastern Florida on March 19, 2016, and soon turned into a large multiple-vortex waterspout. The rare event was filmed by several observers. The wind picked up boats, tossed garbage cans and left several cars damaged….

Sudden stratospheric warming to bring a snap of cold weather over UK

Sudden stratospheric warming to bring a snap of cold weather over UK

Meteorologists from the UK Met Office have predicted a sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) will occur in early March 2016. The phenomena could affect the surface weather, increasing the risk of prolonged wintry conditions over parts of northern Europe and the UK. The…

Rare triple waterspout caught on camera near New Orleans, US

Rare triple waterspout caught on camera near New Orleans, US

A rare triple waterspout was spotted and captured on camera on Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans, US on February 23, 2016. The large central waterspout has two smaller ones spiraling around it. Video courtesy News24 According to NOAA, there are two main…

Intense thunderstorm spawns 3 tornadoes and a meteotsunami in Florida, US

Intense thunderstorm spawns 3 tornadoes and a meteotsunami in Florida, US

Intense thunderstorms wreaked havoc across Florida in the early morning hours of January 17, 2016 (local time). A powerful storm spawned three confirmed tornadoes and a meteotsunami, bringing widespread coastal flooding and inflicting major damage to the affected…

NASA ready to observe 2015/16 El Niño in unprecedented details

NASA ready to observe 2015/16 El Niño in unprecedented details

The periodical El Niño weather phenomena, known to affect the climate of our planet every few years, causing and enhancing extreme weather patterns, has already received a lot of attention this year, and will be better observed from space than any other El…

Huge waterspout makes dramatic appearance over Genoa, Italy

Huge waterspout makes dramatic appearance over Genoa, Italy

A huge waterspout, accompanied with a strong thunderstorm, has made a dramatic appearance over the sea of Genoa Bay, Italy, media reported on October 20, 2015. Evgeny Drokov, who has been visiting Genoa with his family on a holiday trip, has taken impressive photos…