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Sirocco Wind: Warm and Moist from Africa to Europe

There is a wind that travels all the way from North Africa to southern Europe, bringing warmth and moisture along its journey and it is called the Sirocco. The Sirocco likes to visit Southern Italy and the Balkans during the spring and autumn seasons. It happens because of the interaction between high-pressure systems over the Atlantic and low-pressure systems over the Mediterranean.

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How is Storm Naming in Europe Different from the USA?

Europe: History & System: The practice of naming storms in Europe is relatively recent compared to the USA. It began in the 1950s for the North Atlantic storms and was more widely adopted in the 21st century. Various national meteorological agencies across Europe are responsible for naming storms. For instance, the UK’s Met Office, Ireland’s Met √Čireann, and the Netherlands' Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute collaborate to name storms that impact their regions.

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10 Windiest Spots in Europe

Europe is home to diverse landscapes, and its windy places offer exciting experiences for wind sports enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Let’s discover ten of Europe’s windiest places, from the sunny shores of Spain to the rugged shores of Norway.

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Have You Seen Silver Clouds?

Silver clouds are not just an art installation by Andy Warhol, these actual clouds (also called NLC or noctilucent clouds) can be usually observed in summer until the end of July. Starting late May the end of the month of July it might be possible to see silver or, as they are also called, “polar” clouds in the sky over Northern Europe, Canada and the northern regions of Russia.

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Hottest in Europe

Hottest temperatures ever recorded in Europe. The numbers are most likely already outdated in 2023 but should still give one the overall idea.

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Warm January in Europe

On January 1st, 2023, Europe experienced a record-breaking high temperature, with some countries reaching temperatures that were significantly above the average for this time of year. This extreme weather event was likely influenced by climate change, as rising global temperatures have led to more frequent and intense heatwaves in many parts of the world.

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Lunar Eclipse June 5, 2020

On June 5, 2020 the second lunar eclipse of this year will be observed in the sky, which will also coincide with the full moon. The eclipse will be clearly visible in different parts of the world: the inhabitants of Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, South America and southwestern Russia will be able to observe it.

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