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A well-defined horseshoe vortex near Mt. Nanos today

I have observed a horseshoe vortex for the first time here and was impressed it actually formed on the Lee clouds behind the main Bora wall which was rolling over Nanos all day. Quite strong Bora was blowing today, as intensifying ridge is east of the Alps. Looks like there…

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A pretty colorful Ac lenticularis clouds at sunset

A slightly intensifying upper ridge across western Europe and marginal trough over eastern Europe resulted in some increase in upper level moisture across the Balkans. In the afternoon/evening hours, numerous Ac lenticularis clouds formed across the southern Alps and were quite impressive to see with an approaching sunset. This photo…

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First lightning strikes of the season!

I had great short storm chase a couple of days ago when a rather strong cold front blasted across the Alps in the evening hours. As good lightning opportunity was in the game, I intercepted the front/storms around Trieste gulf… here are a couple of lightning shots I managed to…

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