Monthly Archives: January 2016

2016.01.29 – Overveiw/Warnings/Watches: Chaos due to MARITA

Severe storm MARITA, currently located North of Ireland, is already causing storm gusts over 170km/h in the UK, and locally wind speeds can be even higher. In Ireland, there are currently 3,500 people without electricity thanks to MARITA. Warnings have been issued for big parts of Northern Europe. Please be careful in these regions! Below are the ESC overview as well as the Warnigns and Watches map.

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2016.01.28 – Overview/Warnings/Watches: Very powerful storm

As storm Leonie moves towards the east and is dissipating, a new and powerful storm has formed  near Iceland, with peak gusts currently calculted to be exceeding 150km/h. The storm will strike the British Isles with full force today, bringing the possibility for peak gusts up to 170km/h even in non-mountainous regions in the N. The storm will move further east, and hence warnings and watches have been issued for a vast part of Northern Europe. Below are the ESC Overview as well as the Warnigns and Watches map.

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2016.01.19 – Still calm in Europe

Even though there is a nameless severe storm making landfall in Greenland currently, Europe will remain affected by a high-pressure system and hence the wind will be calm. However, the high pressure will gradually weaken and storm gusts might affect Iceland and Ireland towards the end of the forecast period.

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