A number of tornadoes were reported across much of Italy.
Both non-mesocyclonic and mesocyclonic tornadoes were recorded, reflecting the dynamics of the low affecting the region.
A spectacular tornadic supercell formed off the coast of Favignana island, Sicily. Time lapse video of the storm shows textbook tornadic supercell:
looking at the supercell from the ‘back side’, with a distinct RFD cutting into the mesocyclone, flanking line on the right and a partially rain-wrapped wall cloud.
Further north along the coast of the Tyrrhenian sea and into the Ligurian sea, deep-layer shear diminished towards the central part of the upper low.
Low shear, cold upper levels and the very warm seas combined to produce numerous waterspouts. Waterspouts were reported from the coast of the Tyrrhenian sea.