Record low sea ice extent on a global scale
Typically, the lowest sea ice extent is reached in the Arctic in mid-September, while the highest is reached in the Antarctic. This time is therefore particularly suitable for taking stock of the past northern summer or southern winter.
The Dvorak technique
Vernon Francis Dvorak passed away on September 19, 2022, at the age of 93. He was an American meteorologist who developed a satellite data-based method for determining the intensity of tropical storms. It revolutionized the forecasting of their development and saved many lives over the years.
Partly very stressful pollen year 2023
The growing season and with it the pollen season is slowly coming to an end. The pollen year was characterized by a very early start to the season and by very high grass pollen concentrations in some areas, which led to an above-average number of complaints. A brief review.
Weather Newsflash World
Every day, the weather somewhere in the world makes headlines, be it through severe weather, new records or extraordinary phenomena. We cover the most significant weather events in detail in our own MeteoBlogs. The other interesting and important weather news are summarized in this Newsflash.
Late summer or Indian summer?
In the current weather reports hears in connection with the current fine weather phase again and again from Indian summer. However, this is wrong, this is later, currently we are in late summer. More about the difference and in which season we are according to nature below.
Atlantic hurricane season 2023
The Atlantic hurricane season usually lasts from the beginning of June to the end of October. We report on the developments of the 2023 hurricane season in this blog with ongoing updates.
Omega situation: Durable and long-lasting
In recent days, a so-called omega situation has set in. This is characterized by a great consistency and longevity. But what exactly is an omega situation and how long does it last? More about this below.
Hurricane Hilary on course for California
Another hurricane, Hilary, formed in the eastern Pacific and strengthened rapidly; it is now already a Category 4 hurricane. Hilary is moving northward and, after Mexico, will also hit the southwestern United States in a weakened form.
Typhoon "Lan" brings extreme rainfall to Japan
Typhoon "Lan" made landfall as forecast this Tuesday morning (local time) south of Shingu, Japan. In addition to the strong winds, it's the intense rainfall that's the problem, especially as the storm system is moving relatively slowly.
Typhoon Lan approaches Japan
Category 1 typhoon LAN will hit the southern coast of Japan (Wakayama and Mie prefectures south of Osaka) on Monday night (local time). It will be accompanied by wind gusts in excess of 150 km/h, high waves and intense rainfall (up to 400 mm in the region's highlands).