Severe weather over Tenerife on 1st February 2010


               A set of severe storms passed through the Canary Islands on 1st February causing material damages. The heaviest precipitations felt over Tenerife causing flash floods and landslides.

            Four images depicting the phenomenon are presented below:

1. CRR instantaneous rates at 14:45 UTC

2. CRR hourly accumulations at 14:45 UTC

3. The enhanced 10.8 IR SEVIRI image at 14:45 UTC

4. Lightning activity from 10:00 to 18:30 UTC





            Both loops showing CRR instantaneous rates and CRR hourly accumulations, from 10:00 to 18:30 UTC can be seen in the following images.


            CRR instantaneous rates:



            CRR hourly accumulations: