International Centre For Waterspout Research (ICWR) "Understanding our atmosphere through global cooperation"


Welcome to the ICWR. The ICWR is an  international organization comprised of meteorologists, researchers, storm chasers, and others from around the world who are interested in the field of waterspouts.


To foster the advancement of waterspout research and development.

World Waterspout Count for 2024

Live Waterspout News
Waterspout Photo of the Month

July 2. Guardia Piemontese, Italy. Courtesy Maria Mauro.

Waterspout Forecasts

Click for our daily updated waterspout forecasts. 

World Waterspout Sightings (Global Waterspout Mapping Project)
Live waterspout reports from around the world. Red = recent, Blue = past reports.

World Waterspout Climatology (2023-2024)
See where your country ranks in the world for waterspout sightings (updated daily).
Report a waterspout to us on
Twitter (@ICWR) or 
Facebook (@InternationalCentreForWaterspoutResearch) or
Instagram (@icwaterspoutresearch)