CHARACTERISTIC BARIC STRUCTURES AT 500 MB ASSOCIATED WITH DANGEROUS METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA IN SOUTH WESTERN ROMANIA PUBLISHEDC. NICHITA , Iuliana Anca VASILACHE , V. D. MIRCOV , SPOMENCA PETRICI
The dangerous weather phenomena considered in this study (regardless of whether damage occurred or no) have been reported by weather stations from Caras-Severin, Timis, Arad and Hunedoara county, pluviometric or hydrological stations and intervention reports of inspectorate for emergency situations units or from media presentations. Cases analyzed overlay the period between January 2002-March 2013 and covers characteristic weather phenomena both to the warm (torrential rain, hail, squalls or convective strong winds) and cold season (hoar frost, glaze ice).These phenomena, depending on their intensity, area of the events or other considerations (for exemple the existence of a previous rain period) were warned at national or regional level through warning messages in different colour codes.
atmospheric circulation, baric centers, dangerous weather phenomena.