Phase 1: Pre-eye: A strong convective activity occupying most of the cyclone. 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 … Αναφορές medicane Ιανός/Cassilda 16-19/09/2020 Από [weathermaniac] , Σεπτέμβριος 16 in Αναφορές καιρικών συνθηκών ιανος Even higher temperatures, 28-30 °C, are observed in the far eastern Mediterranean. Cassilda will be the first event of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season. Therefore, a solid and probably a strong medicane. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Emergency service officials said they received over 2 500 calls for assistance and rescued nearly 1 000 people. If you value what we do here, please consider subscribing today. #medicane. The formation of a medicane strongly depends on the convective evolution tonight. 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. Strong winds and heavy rainfall occur. Heavy rains from December 5 to 7, 2020, have triggered more flooding in Iran, further worsening the situation in eight provinces already affected by inundations in late November. Cassilda is expected to cause severe thunderstorms and winds up to 10 Beaufort. More recently, a medicane was recorded from September 14th – 20th, 2020, flooding parts of Greece. The general pattern over Europe reveals mostly stable and extremely warm weather this week. An organized cluster of storms formed along the coast of Libya, the Mediterranean Sea this Tuesday morning, Sept 15th. Cassilda is figyelmet követel magának, méghozzá a Földközi-tengeren! It was officially named by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA). Trenutačni sustav nazvan je Cassilda, a zapadnu obalu Grčke mogao bi pogoditi u petak poslijepodne. Cassilda will be the first event of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season. The hours between 03.00a.m and 09.00 a.m yesterday morning were the most horrific. Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. Medicanes typically form under upper-level troughs or most-likely under cutoff upper lows. The highest, positive anomalies are across the central Mediterranean, even more than 2 °C above the long-term average. The long-lasting summer weather in the Mediterranean region has also significantly warmed the sea waters. But indeed, it has to be noted that the potential is there but the exact track of this forthcoming medicane is yet unknown! Haos u Grčkoj: Redak ciklon stigao, jahta leti kao papir FOTO/VIDEO. Posted by Teo Blašković on September 17, 2020 Watchers.news. 17 Sep 2020 #22 S. sailaboutvic Well-known member. Medicane Qendresa directly hit Malta in the evening of Nov 7th, 2014. You can reach me at teo [ at ] watchers.news. Featured image: Cassilda/Ianos at 10:30 UTC on September 20, 2020. Credit: EUMETSAT/Meteosat-11, RAMMB/CIRA. The 2020 Geminid meteor shower is expected to peak around December 14 and is likely to put the best light show at around 01:00 UTC, when its radiant point is highest in the sky. Most of the damage was caused by the strongest storm of the season, Medicane Xylona, … EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 71 km (44 miles). During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. Remember, it's free and you can unsubscribe at any time! Both global ECMWF and GFS models are hinting at their formation. Those are characterized by very cold airmass aloft and resulting in strong instability over the warm Mediterranean sea. While most of the medicanes do not become significant, severe systems, some of them do: In September 1969 a medicane over the south-central Mediterranean produced major flooding and left 600 dead and 250 000 homeless in Algeria and Tunisia. Well-developed medicanes have tropical characteristics, with clear circular eyes, surrounded by an eyewall and (axisymmetric) cloud pattern. 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. 27-28 °C temperatures are spread across the southern Mediterranean into the Ionian Sea and around Greece. That is the main thing after a rare and dangerous phenomena such as Medicane Cassilda. We are all safe! Local authorities advised the islands’ residents, and tourists trapped there because of the cyclone, to remain indoors as the storm brought winds of at least 75 miles per hour. The epicenter was... New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes from December 2 to 8, 2020. Cassilda caused widespread infrastructural damage, downed trees and bridges, disrupted traffic, damaged roads, homes and buildings, sank boats, and left thousands of homes without power. And so are for the potentially developing medicanes. Mediterranean Sea | Hurricane | Medicane Cassilda | Monitored by CYMO from 14th September 2020 through 20th October 2020. The storm moved through central Greece after striking the Ionian islands and exited back into the Mediterranean Sea. Ianos is deepening and strengthening today, gradually turning towards Greece. There, very warm sea waters and favorable overall environmental conditions could result in explosive storms. The Mediterranean anomaly map indicates there are significantly warmer waters than normal across the whole region. Ako počne jačati, Grčku bi u petak mogao pogoditi - uragan. This model hints 200-400 mm of total rainfall possible within a 48-72 hours period. Αναφορές medicane Ιανός/Cassilda 16-19/09/2020 Από [weathermaniac] , Σεπτέμβριος 16 in Αναφορές καιρικών συνθηκών ιανος The medicane was named “Ianos” by the National Observatory of Athens. The epicenter was located 26.5 km (16.5 miles)... Explosive activity resumed at Karymsky volcano, Kamchatka, Russia on December 9, 2020. Phase 3: Itinerant phase: It is characterized by fast, directional motion of the medicane. ... που τον κατατάσσουν στη κατηγορία Medicane κατηγορίας 1. According to official estimates, 5 000 properties were flooded in Karditsa alone. ... Explosive eruption continues at Sakurajima volcano, with moderate to strong explosions on December 9 and 10 becoming nearly continuous. At least 3 people have been killed and one is still missing. Widespread destruction after Medicane Cassilda (Ianos) strikes Greece, heads toward Libya/Egypt border region. It seems that Cassilda has developed to Mediterranean cyclone (medicane) although the conditions are not very favorable due to the strong wind shear. Medicanes can produce damaging severe winds and torrential/excessive rainfall with flash floods. The strength and size of medicanes are constrained by the enclosed environment of the Mediterranean sea. Attached is the wind swath along the track of medicane from the Ionian Sea into western Greece. 2020… 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. It's (unofficially) Medicane Cassilda: Mediterranean Medicane Centre Wiki I don't think there is any other (official) authority yet, but then the only difference is they haven't incorporated! Eddig 2139 alkalommal nézték meg. Stay tuned for updates when more details will be available. CMC and GFS global models are both hinting an (asymmetric) warm-core cyclone formation, traveling from the southern Mediterranean across Greece and back towards the eastern Mediterranean this week. The potential is there Cassilda could impact western Greece on Thursday night into Friday morning. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Orange. Although there are still many uncertainties existing today, the overall convective activity and rainfall associated with medicane storms can be significant and supportive of dangerous flash floods. At least 3 people have been killed and one is still missing. Both models are actually in a good agreement, the system could also develop a symmetrical warm-core. Widespread destruction after Medicane Cassilda (Ianos) strikes Greece, heads toward Libya/Egypt border region 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. Our main focus goes to the shallow upper low traveling across the southern Mediterranean towards the Ionian Sea and Greece. Svijet Opasna Cassilda . Therefore this would be classified as a medicane. There are increasing chances we could be seeing a formation of a warm-core cyclone – a medicane (Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone) on Thursday, named Cassilda. 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. 2020. szeptember 17., 08:00 A komoly károk kialakulásáért felelős viharok rendszerint hurrikánok és az Atlanti-óceánon születnek, vagy tájfunok, és a Csendes-óceán ázsiai részén látnak napvilágot. Nad Mediteranom se upravo stvara vrlo rijetka meteorološka pojava. Medicane #Cassilda has made landfall in Argostoli, Greece with winds of 110 km / h. Flash flooding is likely to be a major threat throughout Greece during today and into tomorrow and Sunday. 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. 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. Medicanes typically reach gale to storm force wind strength. Σε Μedicane εξελίσσεται η Cassilda δημοσίευση στις 17/09/2020 13:31. 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. 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. The deep cyclone Cassilda as it was named, has a pressure of 998 mb, and is predicted to reach 990mb tomorrow morning. Lightning rates drop as an enclosed warm-core forms. 2020 XX3 was first observed at Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala on December 10, eight days... Two small earthquakes were registered near New Zealand's Mount Taranaki this week-- weak and shallow M3.2 on December 8, 2020, and M1.6 on December 11. Nearly 1 000 were rescued. 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. 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). NASA’s IMERG algorithm was able to calculate rainfall amounts from this medicane … Piše R. S. , 16. rujna. Tropical-like storms or cyclones/medicanes are an annual occurrence, appearing on average 1-2 times each year. Conditions for a potentially developing medicane Cassilda will be closely monitored tonight and on Wednesday. As they also result in torrential rainfall, they can produce major flash floods in affected areas. Researcher, journalist and editor of The Watchers. Therefore, forming stronger storms and the structure of the organizing low. We are one of the few and by far the most popular source on the Internet for Medicanes, subtropical and tropical cyclones forming in the Mediterranean Sea. Medicane Cassilda has the potential to develop southeast of Sicily on Wednesday and moving into the Ionian Sea. Medicane get names by the unofficial organization studying medicanes and eurocanes, Mediterranean Cyclone Center. The conditions and further development of the convective cluster tonight needs to be monitored closely. Cassilda will be the first event of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season. The largest medicanes can reach a size of about 300 km and can typically persist between 12 hours and 5 days. Cyclone Ianos, also known as Medicane Ianos, was a rare Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone (medicane), that impacted Greece on 17 and 18 September 2020. According to today’s forecast and maps, the phenomenon will be created in the South and West of Zakynthos, will be driven south of our island and will enter the Peloponnese. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. Widespread destruction was reported. 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. 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. Similar to tropical cyclones, medicanes are warm core systems, they often closely resemble tropical cyclones in satellite images. The peak attainable strength of medicanes can reach a Category 1 hurricane force on the Saffir-Simpson scale. This event as usual orchestrated by EISCAT in Tromso Norway creating high pressure systems and squeezing the consequential low pressure systems with the atmospheric water content greatly enhanced by aerosol spraying. Cassilda is now weakening on its way toward the Libya-Egypt border region. Nearly 1 000 were rescued. While the ICON-EU model is the most aggressive – calling for potentially very dangerous, possibly hurricane-force winds along the western coast of 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. Joined 26 Jan 2004 Messages 7,546 Location Med. Ianos developed from an area of low pressure over the Gulf of Sidra that quickly began tropical cyclogenesis while moving over warm waters. 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. Medicane Numa in 2017 produced a hurricane-like structure, including some upper-level outflow ventilation cirrus shield. There is also a potential for severe landfall of this medicane in western Greece on Friday morning. If medicane Cassilda indeed forms, it could develop dangerous winds. Monitoring networks observed increased strombolian activity at the SE... A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2020 XF4 will flyby Earth at a distance of 0.89 LD / 0.00229 AU (342 579 km / 212 868 miles) from the center of our planet on December 16, 2020. 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. Very warm Mediterranean waters The long-lasting summer weather in the Mediterranean region has also significantly warmed the sea waters. 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. Five boats reportedly sank off Zakynthos and Lefkada. — Méteo Palamós (@meteopalamos_) September 18, 2020. Medicane "Cassilda" bedroht Griechenland und die Ionischen Inseln . The potential is there Cassilda could impact western Greece on Thursday night into Friday morning. On Friday, waves off the coast of the western Peloponnese were as high as 7 m (23 feet). The agency is reporting a depth of 82.7 km (51 miles). The Mediterranean low is forecast to strengthen its surface cyclone over the next 24-48 hours and form a medicane between the coast of Libya and Sicily. It is likely to develop a warm-core cyclone near the surface. Peak gusts forecast by the ICON-EU model are reaching above 200 km/h! Any time.”. According to GeoNet, earthquakes near the volcano are considered rare. Mediterranean tropical-like cyclones, often referred to as medicanes (a portmanteau of Mediterranean hurricanes) but sometimes also as Mediterranean cyclones or as Mediterranean hurricanes, are meteorological phenomena observed over the Mediterranean Sea.On a few rare occasions, some storms have been observed reaching the strength of a Category 1 hurricane. On December 1, at least 13 deaths were reported after overnight heavy rains triggered floods. 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. On Tuesday morning, the cluster of storms had maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h (40 mph) and pressure of around 1010 hPa. The October 1996 medicane Cornelia formed in the Tyrrhenian sea, producing 90 km/h winds as far as 100 km from the center and producing extreme damage in the Aeolian Islands. At least 3 people have been killed -- one in Farsala, and two in Karditsa. They form throughout the year but are by far most likely to form between September and January. Last edited: 17 Sep 2020. The temperature forecast for the 850 mbar level indicates the classic warm-core cyclone characteristics. As in tropical cyclones, low wind shear is also required by medicanes to form. Warm waters of the Mediterranean are an important ingredient for storm systems and convective storms during the autumn months. 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. Local authorities advised islanders and tourists trapped there because of the cyclone to stay indoors as the … 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 — … Greece issued its highest-level weather alert with the landfall of the hurricane-strength storm, which is known locally as Ianos and elsewhere in the region as Cassilda. Avatar. Ianos developed from an area of low pressure over the Gulf of Sidra that quickly began tropical cyclogenesis while moving over warm waters. A(z) "Cassilda" című videót "Köpönyeg" nevű felhasználó töltötte fel a(z) "nagyvilág" kategóriába. Less rainfall, but strongest, most severe winds. Η ατμοσφαιρική πίεση στο κέντρο του το πρωί ήταν στα 1000 hPa. Posted by Teo BlaÅ¡ković on September 20, 2020 at 12:20 UTC (2 months ago) Categories: Featured articles, Severe storms. 27-28 °C temperatures are spread across the southern Mediterranean into the Ionian Sea and around Greece. A severe medicane could develop and track towards the potentially dangerous landfall in western Greece on Friday. There have already been more than 100 recognized tropical-like cyclones in the Mediterranean Sea since late 1940s. The system formed in the southern Ionian Sea on Sept 16th. Rescuers are still searching for a woman who went missing in Mouzaki after the car she was driving got swept away by floodwaters. Medicane Cassilda which seems to start tomorrow, Thursday 17/9 at noon and evolve during the night towards Friday. Author Medicane_CentreMoment of places 02: 21-18 September 2020 The 2019-20 season was very deadly and destructive, causing a total of at least $6 billion in damages. Während bei uns der Altweibersommer in den kommenden Tagen richtig auf Touren kommt, droht in Teilen des Mittelmeeres ein extrem gefährlicher Sturm. Winds blowing at 12beaufort made it difficult for trees to withstand the continual battering. January 1995 medicane Celeno developed peak wind gusts of 135 km/h. The higher the sea temperatures, the higher dewpoints and therefore more energy to fuel the storms. Many farmers in central Greece said their crops and greenhouses were destroyed. The image that appears on your comment is your Gravatar. Tropical-like cyclones or medicanes may approach or even reach hurricane intensity, they are considered potentially dangerous due to the dense population of coastal regions in the Mediterranean. The Black Sea is also very warm. Unlike tropical cyclones, medicanes can form with sea surface temperatures below 26 °C. There is a potential the surface low will become a severe cyclone before its center makes landfall in western Greece on Thursday night or Friday morning. Izuzetno redak mediteranski ciklon, koji su Grci nazvali Janos, rano jutros udario je u delove Grčke. The storm is moving toward Greece and is expected to make landfall on Friday, September 18. 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... 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This storm made landfall a few hours ago. However, the strongest medicanes have even reached hurricane strength and thus pose very significant severe wind threat. Subscribe to our newsletter and have our news updates delivered to your inbox daily. To put it into perspective, a typical non-tropical windstorm in the North Atlantic has peak sustained winds of 30-40 mph, peak gusts 50-60 mph, and puts down 20-60 mm of rain. Based on the forecast models, additional strengthening is expected over the next 2 days while the system will be moving across the Ionian Sea. Anywhere. Medicanes are Tropical-like cyclones in the Mediterranean and they are sometimes also called Mediterranean cyclones or Mediterranean hurricanes. An impression from the #medicane #Ianos on the Greek island #Kefalonia. Medicane Ianos is the first event of the 2020/21 Mediterranean medicane season. 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