Global Weather October 2018

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A movie of the weather around the world during October 2018.

Date & Time
1–31 October 2018
NIR1.6, VIS0.8, VIS0.6

The Natural Colour RGB images used in the movie are taken from EUMETSAT's Meteosat satellites.

October 2018 saw a continuation of very active tropical storm activity both the North Atlantic and the Pacific. North Atlantic — Michael, Nadine and Oscar. Michael was the strongest storm of the season and also the third-strongest landfalling hurricane in the U.S. on record, in terms of central pressure. Pacific — Tara, Vicente, Willa and Xavier. Willa was the third Category 5 hurricane of the year.

Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.

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