December 18, 2019,
Winterstorm, severe precipitation
Central Europe, South Europe
December 11-15, 2019
Winterstorm VEIKO over Central Europe
Europe was hit by several winter storms in mid-December. Gusts of more than 120 kph were measured. Storm surges, accumulated precipitation and persistent meltdowns
caused flooding in some places. In Portugal, 115.8 mm were accumulated in 24 hours and on 16 December and in France a gust of 173 kph was registered on December 13.