Articles tagged "2020/21 mediterranean medicane season"

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Severe Medistorm "Elaina" forms near Cyprus, landfall expected in Lebanon on December 17

A subtropical storm developed near Cyprus at around 13:00 UTC on December 15, 2020, and was named Elaina by the Mediterranean Cyclone Center. Elaina is expected to make landfall in southern Lebanon on Thursday morning (LT), December 17 with winds of 50 km/h (31...

December 16, 2020

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Heavy rainfall dumped by Medicane Cassilda (Ianos) visualized

Medicane Cassilda, known as Ianos in Greece, formed on September 16, 2020, as the first named storm of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season. Cassilda made landfall in Argostoli, Kefalonia, western Greece at 02:20 UTC on September 18, bringing powerful winds...

September 25, 2020

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Widespread destruction after Medicane Cassilda (Ianos) strikes Greece

Medicane Cassilda (Ianos) made landfall in Argostoli, Kefalonia, western Greece at 02:20 UTC on September 18, 2020, with maximum sustained winds up to 110 km/h (70 mph), gusts to 135 km/h (85 mph), and heavy rain. Widespread destruction was reported. At least 3...

September 20, 2020

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Dangerous Medicane Cassilda (Ianos) forecast to strike western Greece

The first medicane of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season -- named Cassilda by the unofficial Mediterranean Cyclone Center (MCC), and Ianos by the National Observatory of Athens -- formed in the Ionian Sea on September 16. The storm is moving toward Greece and...

September 17, 2020

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Severe Medistorm Cassilda forms near the coast of Libya

Severe Medistorm Cassilda formed near Libya, Mediterranean Sea on September 15, 2020. This is the first severe medistorm of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season which began on July 1. The storm was named by the Mediterranean Cyclone Center, an unofficial...

September 15, 2020