A weather report from Italy

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A weather report from Italy

Unread post by spwill » Sat 07/09/2019 01:37

Some great thunder and lighting over Venice today, hoping it will continue tonight for some lightning photography

We have had thunder on 6 days of our trip so far, a couple of photos below of storms over Tuscany
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Re: A weather report from Italy

Unread post by RODALCO » Sat 07/09/2019 19:27

You are in Italy, I am in The Netherlands, and traveling through Western Europe at the moment, look forward to some thunderstorms if they happen.
Who put the LED's on the lightning arrestor ?

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Re: A weather report from Italy

Unread post by spwill » Sun 08/09/2019 00:46

Keeping a watch on the next couple of days for thunderstorms here in Venice.

A couple more photos from down Tuscany way.
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Re: A weather report from Italy

Unread post by spwill » Sun 08/09/2019 05:13

Photo, thunderstorms erupting near Venice this afternoon.
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Unread post by Orion » Sun 08/09/2019 14:47

^ Some mighty clouds there, spwill - "erupting", alright!

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Re: A weather report from Italy

Unread post by spwill » Mon 09/09/2019 09:25

More storms over Venice today, the lightning show tonight was spectacular :D , took some lightning photos off the Accademia bridge.
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Unread post by 03Stormchaser » Mon 09/09/2019 22:18

spwill wrote:More storms over Venice today, the lightning show tonight was spectacular :D , took some lightning photos off the Accademia bridge.
Stunning stuff!

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Unread post by NZ Thunderstorm Soc » Tue 10/09/2019 20:50

Nice shots :D
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Re: A weather report from Italy

Unread post by Richard » Wed 11/09/2019 07:08

impressive alright, what sort of rainfall did these storm produce :-k

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Re: A weather report from Italy

Unread post by Awhituobs » Wed 11/09/2019 07:50

Italy seems to have had an active thunderstorm season alright
is that always the case?
I bet they get some good sea breeze convergence
and the Mediteranian sea is warm too
they get good water spouts too
I am visiting there this time next year (school trip), so maybe can see some action :)

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Re: A weather report from Italy

Unread post by NZstorm » Wed 11/09/2019 19:02

Europe being a continent gets a lot of thunderstorms and severe thunderstorms are common in summer.

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Re: A weather report from Italy

Unread post by Simon Culling » Wed 11/09/2019 20:43

Lovely pictures spwill. I hope you are enjoying Italy as it is a fantastic country to visit for so many reasons - landscape, culture, food, the language and so on...….

From the synops, the weather at the Venice Tessera (Marco Polo) Airport up to 1800GMT (which is on the mainland) was:

Friday 6th, max 22.7°C and 24mm of rain
Saturday 7th, max 24.4°C and 0mm rain
Sunday 8th, max 21.2°C, and rain 6mm

It was rather humid though. Europe has seen a lot of thunderstorms this summer and especially over northern Italy and eastwards to the Balkans with many reports of larger than golf ball sized hail - some have been in the 8-10cm diameter size. This Twitter site features numerous pictures and videos of European severe weather but it does update frequently:

https://twitter.com/severeweatherEU

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Re: A weather report from Italy

Unread post by spwill » Thu 12/09/2019 20:01

Simon Culling wrote:
Wed 11/09/2019 20:43
Lovely pictures spwill. I hope you are enjoying Italy as it is a fantastic country to visit for so many reasons - landscape, culture, food, the language and so on...….
Yes, Italy has to be one of the best places on earth for a hoilday for so many reasons, a big shame NZ is so far away from here.
Driving in Italy is always interesting, the freeways are great but often crowded with big trucks and fast cars. The roads away from the freeways are narrow, winding with no verge and few places to stop to take a photo. The locals love to speed, tailgate and overtake on corners.

A couple more photos, storm clouds over the Alps, Lemone
Surfing in Munich after the storm
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