Out of a lingering low over the western Mediterranean a tiny but strong whirl developed over the lower Adriatic Sea.
Date & Time
17 April 2012 09:00 UTC
RGB NIR1.6, VIS0.8, VIS0.6 and ASCAT winds
Its structure made it a good candidate for a so-called Medicane (MEDIterranean hurriCANE) or Tropical-Like Cyclone (TLC).