Storm Ciarán

Storm Ciarán

Storm Ciarán was a strong mid-latitude cyclone that brought significant impacts to parts of western Europe.

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Contributions by: Kim Erickson, Dakota Smith, Josh Reiter and CIRA Staff

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The Full Evolution of Storm Ciarán

Description:

The full evolution of Storm Ciarán.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: Airmass (EUMETSAT)

Instrument: SEVIRI

Full Lifetime Of Storm Ciarán

Description:

Storm Ciarán brought intense rainfall and violent winds to Western & Northern Europe and the British Isles during its lifetime.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones Thunderstorms Wind

Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: GeoColor

Instrument: SEVIRI

Ciarán Spins in the North Sea

Description:

The remnant low of Storm Ciarán spins in the North Sea.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: NOAA-20 NOAA-21 S-NPP

Product: Day/Night Band

Instrument: VIIRS

Ciarán Lashes Western Europe and Moves Northeastward

Description:

Storm Ciarán lashes Western Europe and the UK with dangerously strong winds, heavy rain, and even hail.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: GeoColor

Instrument: SEVIRI

Ciarán Begins to Impact Parts of Western Europe

Description:

Ciarán has begun to impact the United Kingdom and northwestern France with very strong winds and heavy rain.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: Airmass (EUMETSAT)

Ciarán Organizes While Approaching Europe

Description:

Storm Ciarán organizes at it gets ready to pummel the UK and western Europe with heavy rain and strong winds.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: Airmass (EUMETSAT)

Instrument: SEVIRI

Storm Ciarán Builds Strength as it Approaches Europe

Description:

Storm Ciarán gathers strength as it approaches Western Europe.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: GeoColor

Instrument: SEVIRI

Strong Jet Streak Across the North Atlantic to Impact Europe

Description:

A strong jet streak is likely to help fuel a mid-latitude cyclone in the North Atlantic.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: GOES-18

Product: GeoColor

Instrument: ABI

- October 31, 2023

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