The first major winter cyclone over the eastern Mediterranean Sea brings long expected rains to the Middle East, causing stormy seas along the Egyptian coastline and a large scale dust outbreak over Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
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Dust outbreak in California's Central Valley
A deep upper-level trough caused a dust outbreak in California's Central Valley on 11 Oct 2021.
Hurricane Pamela makes landfall in Mexico
Hurricane Pamela formed in the Pacific Ocean and made landfall in Mexico in 13 October 2021.
Line of thunderstorms over the southern Plains
On 10-11 October 2021 convective storms developed over the southern Plains.
Record-breaking rainfall in northern Italy
Northwestern Italy had a record-breaking year's worth of rain in 24 hours on 4 October 2021.