Tuesday, July 16 2019, 10:30 CEST
South and Southeast Europe,
July 07-11, 2019
Satellite image (visible)
Supercell over Italy
Image Source: NASA
In the time period from 07 to 10 July, the Mediterranean region, especially Italy and the Balkans, experienced severe storms with heavy rain and hail.
Almost 90 mm fell in Portugal in only a few hours and the largest hailstone known to date has a diameter of 14.5 cm and a weight of almost 30 kg (Italy).
Heavy hurricane force downbursts and tornadoes have been registered in Italy and the Balkans.