European network for Mediterranean cyclones in weather and climate | COST Action CA19109

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The Review Paper on Mediterranean cyclones has been published on Weather and Climate Dynamics. It provides an overview of the state of the art in the field and
highlights the research priorities for future studies. It is an open
access paper and you may find it here.
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The MedCyclones COST action was presented at the CORDEX-FPS Convection annual meeting, and more specifically the MedCPM initiative, which aims at doing a climatological analysis of Mediterranean cyclones with high-resolution climate models, which can better represent convective rainfall.


Medicane, October 2021

An intense Mediterranean cyclone (a Medicane) has been affecting Sicily, Italy, and having attention in the Italian media.

Mario Miglietta and Silvio Davolio explained the event in several interviews for the main national nowcasts in Italy (in Italian).

Videos available on the left.

Edificio Sabatini, Department of Environmental Sciences, UCLM, Toledo, Spain


Mario Marcello Miglietta (CNR-ISAC) completed the STSM on “Climate analysis of different types of warm-core cyclones in the Mediterranean” at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) in Toledo, Spain, between 5th and 10th of September, 2021.

More information here


Shira Raveh-Rubin promoted the goals and scope of MEDCYCLONES in a joint workshop of the German and Israeli Ministries of Science on “Climate change impacts in the Middle East” on 26th May, 2021.