IBL Software Engineering Celebrates Successful Stratospheric Test Flight of BAE Prismatic’s PHASA-35

IBL Software Engineering is delighted to announce its significant contribution to the first successful stratospheric test flight of BAE Prismatic’s PHASA-35, a solar-powered Uncrewed Air System. This remarkable achievement was made possible through a collaborative effort with the Met Office, whose expert scientists and meteorologists provided crucial data and analysis. The PHASA-35, developed and designed […]

Early spring supercell storm in Slovakia

There was highly dynamical circulation development over the Central Europe during Eastern weekend with deepening cyclone movement from Mediterranean area across Alps toward Poland and the Baltic Sea. Several thunderstorms occurred over Slovakia in the afternoon on March 31st. One of them was captured nearby Kralovsky Chlmec in the Zemplin district area (southeastern part of […]

Summer remind

Now, in the middle of winter, it is the right time to recall summer sky with huge cumulonimbus clouds and thunderstorms. The first timelapse animation shows scattered cumulus clouds with progressive vertical development. There were several thunderstorms in a row which is a quite rare phenomenon in Bratislava. The last one directly hit camera position […]

Unique hurricane transition close to Europe

By reaching Category 3 intensity hurricane Ophelia has become the strongest hurricane ever observed so far in the east in the Atlantic Ocean. We could even observe the eye as close to the western European shore as never before. Above all, this hurricane underwent so-called transition to the common midlatitude cyclone. This process can be […]

Another severe thunderstorm outbreak over Slovakia

A thunderstorm developing in vertical wind shear is quite rare in Bratislava, especially during the summer season. However, this year has brought us many of them, for example on Sunday 27th August. The 12:00 pm UTC Vienna sounding (approximately 60 km from Bratislava to the west) shows moderate CAPE and a very low CIN, despite […]

Bow echo storm system over Slovakia

There were many interesting thunderstorms during this year season in Slovakia but the biggest one hit the western part of the country in the late evening hours on August 10th. The large Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) developed over Slovenia close to the sharp temperature boundary and very quickly moved to the north with the speed above […]

Can polar cap air reach the opposite hemisphere?

There are lot of meteorologic variables and many of them are very advanced, but still, we are able to obtain key information just from a single parameter. If we are familiar with the parameter’s natural background, the only trick is – visualisation 🙂 We choose a dew point today which is – by definition – […]