Storm Ingunn

Storm Ingunn ripped through Great Britain and Scandinavia over the course of a couple of days.

Ingunn underwent explosive cyclonegenesis, being labeled a bomb cyclone as it moved eastward across northern Europe.

The storms was labeled as Norway’s biggest in 30 years before making landfall, where it brought fierce winds and destruction to the Nordic country and parts of the British Isles.

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Contributions by: Kim Erickson and Josh Reiter

Satellite imagery of this event:

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VIIRS View of Ingunn Traversing the High Latitudes

Description:

Ingunn’s location allowed for some fascinating views of it from VIIRS satellites.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: NOAA-20 NOAA-21

Product: GeoColor

Instrument: VIIRS

Storm Ingunn Slams Through Scandinavia

Description:

Full-lifetime loop of a fast moving Storm Ingunn whipping through the British Isles and Scandinavia.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones Bomb Cyclone

Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: Infrared (band 11)

Instrument: SEVIRI

Ingunn Begins to Impact Norway

Description:

Storm Ingunn begins to impact Norway.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: Airmass (EUMETSAT)

Instrument: SEVIRI

Storm Ingunn Aims for Norway

Description:

Storm Ingunn strengthens as it sets its sights on Norway. The storm is expected to bring hurricane force winds to much of country.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones Bomb Cyclone

Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: Airmass (EUMETSAT)

Instrument: SEVIRI