Medicanes: tropical-like-cyclones in the Mediterranean Sea and their uncertain fate with climate change

Guest blog by Davide Faranda, M. Carmen Alvarez Castro Mediterranean cyclones or "medicanes" Windstorms, extreme precipitations and instant floods seems to strike the Mediterranean area with increasing frequency. These events occur simultaneously (compound extreme events) during powerful tropical-like Mediterranean cyclones, also called medicanes. Medicanes are mesoscale cyclones with a diameter usually smaller than 300 km, … Continue reading Medicanes: tropical-like-cyclones in the Mediterranean Sea and their uncertain fate with climate change