- Storm Ciara is an extratropical cyclone, and the third named storm of the 2019–20 Ireland, Netherlands and UK windstorm season.
- Ciara brought heavy rain and severe winds across much of the United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden and other northern regions in Europe.
- An extratropical cyclone (also called a mid-latitude cyclone) is a type of cyclone.
- It is a large low-pressure weather area with clouds, rain and heavy wind.
- They occur in areas that are between latitudes 30° – 60° from the equator.
- They are not the same as tropical cyclones or low-pressure weather areas from polar zones.
- They are actually many masses of cold and warm fronts producing rain, heavy wind, and sometimes tornadoes and even hail.