Weather Events

An Upper Wave is indicative of various processes occuring at upper levels in the troposphere. There are no weather events at the surface associated with the Upper Wave bulge. The example below shows an Upper Wave over England.

Parameter Description
  • No precipitation under the Wave bulge. Precipitation pattern according to a Cold Front
  • Changes according to frontal passage
Wind (incl. gusts)
  • Changes according to frontal passage
Other relevant information
  • Multilayered cloudiness
  • High level cloudiness also in form of fibres

22 August 2005/12.00 UTC - Meteosat 8 IR 10.8 image; weather events (green: rain and showers, blue: drizzle, cyan: snow, red: thunderstorm, yellow:fog, black: no precipitation)