There, very warm sea waters and favorable overall environmental conditions could result in explosive storms. The Black Sea is also very warm. Tanjug je prenio da je pod naletom ciiklona jahta, koja je plovila pod švajcarskom zastavom, nošena olujnim udarima vjetra i strujom, odletjela na stijene na poluostrvu Itaka. A strong explosive eruption started at Etna volcano on December 13, 2020, ejecting volcanic ash up to 4.8 km (16 000 feet) above sea level by 23:00 UTC. An impression from the #medicane #Ianos on the Greek island #Kefalonia. The 2019-20 Mediterranean medicane season was a slightly above average season that lasted from July 1, 2019 until June 30, 2020, with the peak months occurring between September and February. Medicane Cassilda which seems to start tomorrow, Thursday 17/9 at noon and evolve during the night towards Friday. The most robust model regarding the precipitation amount is the ICON-EU, but is also followed by other models. Rescuers are still searching for a woman who went missing in Mouzaki after the car she was driving got swept away by floodwaters. The image that appears on your comment is your Gravatar. Posted by Teo BlaÅ¡ković on September 20, 2020 at 12:20 UTC (2 months ago) Categories: Featured articles, Severe storms. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. Ianos developed from an area of low pressure over the Gulf of Sidra that quickly began tropical cyclogenesis while moving over warm waters. Ako počne jačati, Grčku bi u petak mogao pogoditi - uragan. Medicanes typically form under upper-level troughs or most-likely under cutoff upper lows. Therefore, a solid and probably a strong medicane. Während bei uns der Altweibersommer in den kommenden Tagen richtig auf Touren kommt, droht in Teilen des Mittelmeeres ein extrem gefährlicher Sturm. At the time it was well-developed with a distinct eye: 10-minute sustained winds reached 111 km/h and peak gusts 154 km/h (central pressure 978 mbar). Cassilda weakened into Severe Medistorm on September 19 as it moved south and is now back in the Mediterranean, weakening on its way toward the Libya-Egypt border region. The potential is there Cassilda could impact western Greece on Thursday night into Friday morning. Medicane get names by the unofficial organization studying medicanes and eurocanes, Mediterranean Cyclone Center. Many farmers in central Greece said their crops and greenhouses were destroyed. Both models are actually in a good agreement, the system could also develop a symmetrical warm-core. Therefore, forming stronger storms and the structure of the organizing low. Any time.”. Dangerous Medicane Cassilda (Ianos) strikes Western GreeceThe storm, often called a "Medicane" (Mediterranean + hurricane) has features similar to hurricanes and typhoons, but can form over cooler waters and usually moves from west to east whereas hurricanes move from east to westThe first medicane of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season -- named Cassilda by the unofficial … World Monday, December 7, 2020 07:10 Comments: 2 1.500.000 people died; Record number of infected and a new lockdown in California COVID-19 epidemic in the world is not calming down. There are three other large-scale features – a large upper low west of Iberia, an upper-low over the Baltic region and another low over the Mediterranean. The system formed in the southern Ionian Sea on Sept 16th. At least 3 people have been killed and one is still missing. We are all safe! The medicane was named “Ianos” by the National Observatory of Athens. At least 3 people have been killed -- one in Farsala, and two in Karditsa. 2020… That is the main thing after a rare and dangerous phenomena such as Medicane Cassilda. It was officially named by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA). Latest update: 18/09/2020 - 08:37 Share this article Text size Aa Aa A cluster of storms formed along the coast of Libya called Medicane Cassilda will start affecting the Ionian coast, which is forecast to be accompanied by strong winds and rain. Ianos is deepening and strengthening today, gradually turning towards Greece. According to official estimates, 5 000 properties were flooded in Karditsa alone. Even higher amount are possible in some areas due to local topography features (orographic rainfall). The center of the low is marked on the satellite image below. Ergon Energy spokeswoman Emma Oliveri said... A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near Yilan, Taiwan at 13:19 UTC on December 10, 2020. The general pattern over Europe reveals mostly stable and extremely warm weather this week. The agency is reporting a depth of 74.6 km (46 miles). However, the strongest medicanes have even reached hurricane strength and thus pose very significant severe wind threat. — Méteo Palamós (@meteopalamos_) September 18, 2020. Σε Μedicane εξελίσσεται η Cassilda δημοσίευση στις 17/09/2020 13:31. Another celestial event is set to occur on the same day as a total eclipse will be... Seismic activity increased on Mauna Loa's northwest flank on December 4, 2020, with M4.1 earthquake and clusters of small, shallow earthquakes occurring closely in time and location. This model hints 200-400 mm of total rainfall possible within a 48-72 hours period. At least 3 people have been killed and one is still missing. As they also result in torrential rainfall, they can produce major flash floods in affected areas. An explosion at 19:30 UTC on December 9, produced a volcanic ash column up to 3.6 km (12 000 feet) above sea level, extending... A geomagnetic sudden impulse -- CME produced by a long-duration C7.4 solar flare on December 7, was observed at DSCOVR satellite at the L1 point at 01:32 UTC on December 10. Five boats reportedly sank off Zakynthos and Lefkada. That, on top of copious rainfall – even a ‘typical’ medicane can easily deliver more than 100 mm where the warm core travels. Ionian Sea islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia, and Ithaca, and areas around the cities of Kardiutsa and Farsala in central Greece are among the worst hit. New activity/unrest: Lewotolo, Lomblen Island (Indonesia) | Manam, Papua, New Guinea | Merapi, Central Java... Six stratovolcanoes comprising the Islands of Four Mountains in Alaska's central Aleutian Islands may not be separate volcanoes, but instead a part of one enormous volcanic caldera system, according to scientists who presented the evidence at the American... More than 200 000 lightning strikes were recorded across Queensland's Mackay region from Tuesday afternoon, December 8, 2020, to December 9, according to Ergon Energy, resulting in power outages and equipment damage. Ash explosions up to 7 km (23 000 feet) above sea level began at about 20:45 UTC, drifting northwest of the volcano, KVERT reports. Medicanes can produce damaging severe winds and torrential/excessive rainfall with flash floods. And so are for the potentially developing medicanes. On Tuesday morning, the cluster of storms had maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h (40 mph) and pressure of around 1010 hPa. The volcano is not erupting but the rates of deformation and seismicity have... A storm over the Southwest will move northeastward to the Great Lakes through the coming weekend, bringing severe thunderstorms to the Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley, showers to the Lower/Mid-Mississippi Valley, and snow from the central Plains to... A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit south of the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 20:42 UTC on December 6, 2020. As in tropical cyclones, low wind shear is also required by medicanes to form. These are cyclones with subtropical and tropical characteristics, that form in the Mediterranean region. But indeed, it has to be noted that the potential is there but the exact track of this forthcoming medicane is yet unknown! 27-28 °C temperatures are spread across the southern Mediterranean into the Ionian Sea and around Greece. A(z) "Cassilda" című videót "Köpönyeg" nevű felhasználó töltötte fel a(z) "nagyvilág" kategóriába. Strong winds and heavy rainfall occur. Subscribe to our newsletter and have our news updates delivered to your inbox daily. 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. Trenutačni sustav nazvan je Cassilda, a zapadnu obalu Grčke mogao bi pogoditi u petak poslijepodne. Mediterranean Sea | Hurricane | Medicane Cassilda | Monitored by CYMO from 14th September 2020 through 20th October 2020. Medicane Cassilda has the potential to develop southeast of Sicily on Wednesday and moving into the Ionian Sea. The long-lasting summer weather in the Mediterranean region has also significantly warmed the sea waters. The formation of a medicane strongly depends on the convective evolution tonight. Haos u Grčkoj: Redak ciklon stigao, jahta leti kao papir FOTO/VIDEO. Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 71 km (44 miles). An organized cluster of storms formed along the coast of Libya, the Mediterranean Sea this Tuesday morning, Sept 15th. Greece has issued its highest level weather alert with the arrival of the hurricane force storm, known locally as Ianos and elsewhere in the region as Cassilda. Ianos developed from an area of low pressure over the Gulf of Sidra that quickly began tropical cyclogenesis while moving over warm waters. Widespread destruction after Medicane Cassilda (Ianos) strikes Greece, heads toward Libya/Egypt border region. Joined 26 Jan 2004 Messages 7,546 Location Med. Well-developed medicanes have tropical characteristics, with clear circular eyes, surrounded by an eyewall and (axisymmetric) cloud pattern. ... Explosive eruption continues at Sakurajima volcano, with moderate to strong explosions on December 9 and 10 becoming nearly continuous. Featured image: Cassilda/Ianos at 10:30 UTC on September 20, 2020. Credit: EUMETSAT/Meteosat-11, RAMMB/CIRA. See our discussion topics on some of these past events: Medicane Detlef in the western Mediterranean and northern Algeria (Nov 11th, 2019), Medicane Zorba in southwest Greece (Sept 29th, 2018), Medicane in the Tyrrhenian sea (Sept 20th, 2018), Landfall of Medicane Numa / Zenon along the western coast of Greece (Nov 18th, 2017), Life-threatening flooding threat for northeast Italy and western Slovenia again tonight, massive rainstorm and another meter of snow for the Alps, Intense winter supercell over the North Adriatic Sea with a rare, historic tornado heading into Trieste, Italy today, Dec 7th, 2020, Latest on the major winter storm forecast over the Alps: Extreme rain and snowstorm with severe flooding and avalanches expected on Sunday, The rapid intensification of hurricane Sally, life-threatening flooding, and storm surge expected for the Gulf Coast, Severe Weather Outlook for Medicane Ianos – Sept 17-19th, 2020, A powerful extratropical storm is strengthening over the North Atlantic, heads towards western Europe with massive waves and winds this weekend, Geminid meteor shower peaks on the moonless nights this weekend and will bring us the most *spectacular* display in years, A dangerous flooding and snowfall event is expected across southeast Iceland, as a powerful depression heads for the island this weekend, Severe thunderstorm potential is *four times bigger* across the United States as compared to Europe, a new research study finds, A new cold blast brings frost into the Southeast United States again, then the system develops a new bombogenesis into Newfoundland on Wednesday, SWE Photography Contest week #46 of 2020 (Nov 09th – Nov 15th) Winners, Weather Calendar 2021 by Severe Weather Europe. 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