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selected: all reports
- occurring between 16-05-2018 00:00 and 23-05-2018 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 198
Only the first 25 selected events are shown in the table
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tornado tornado   wind severe wind   hail large hail   rain heavy rain
  funnel funnel cloud   gustnado gustnado   devil dust devil
  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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table of all shown reports (all reports when logged in, last 25 when not logged in)

large hail

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Bamberg, Rothof  Bayern 
Germany (49.89 N, 10.89 E)
23-05-2018  (Wednesday)   10:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a trained storm spotter
maximum hail diameter: 1 cm
Spotter estimated max. hail diameter: 1 cm. http://meta.skywarn.de/104

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Skywarn Germany [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Kaatsheuvel  Noord-Brabant 
Netherlands (0.00 N, 5.07 E) < 1 km
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   23:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: restaurant burned down
A restaurant on a campingsite burned down, possibly coused by lightning
http://www.omroepbrabant.nl/?news/2783781353/Restaurant+camping+Duinlust+Kaatsheuvel+door+brand+verwoest,+gasten+geevacueerd+.aspx

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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La Trétoire 
Surroundings of La Trétoire, near La Ferté-sous-Jouarre  Région Île-de-France 
France (48.88 N, 3.25 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   17:23 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
The funnel cloud was observed.
A probably weak tornado has been observed and photographied in the evening near La Trétoire (Seine-et-Marne). A witness confirms that it touched the ground.
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoNordParisien/photos/a.183617681799543.1073741826.123695357791776/920611984766772/?type=3&theater
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoNordParisien/photos/a.129071387254173.25297.123695357791776/920643894763581/?type=3&theater
https://www.facebook.com/ExtremeMeteo/posts/942801422559790

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

large hail

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Celejów  Lubelskie 
Poland (51.34 N, 22.08 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   16:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones.
https://web.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1687744017974774&set=p.1687744017974774&type=3&theater

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: BK [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Oepping  Oberösterreich 
Austria (48.60 N, 13.94 E) < 3 km
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   16:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
polarity: negative
number of people injured: 0
number of people dead: 0
roof of a croft on fire due to a lightning strike
https://www.ff-oepping.at/wp/einsatze/einsatze-2018/blitzeinschlag-entfachte-dachstuhlbrand/

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Wolfgang [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Den Bosch 
Highway A2 Noord-Brabant 
Netherlands (51.58 N, 6.02 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   16:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Tunnel flooded
https://twitter.com/MarienIlona/status/998953102005940226

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Lars [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Rosmalen  Noord-Brabant 
Netherlands (51.72 N, 5.37 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   15:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Streets and houses flooded
https://twitter.com/DoretteZwaans/status/998968976414830593
https://twitter.com/ivdburgt/status/998957606336155649
https://twitter.com/Renincy/status/998970518689796099

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Lars [e-mail]

large hail

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Orłów Drewniany  Lubelskie 
Poland (50.91 N, 23.21 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   15:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 3.0 cm
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones, porous stones.
Large hail was associated with a right moving supercell, which passed through that village. Source: eyewitness report on Facebook, 22 MAY 2018
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1688263761219558&set=p.1688263761219558&type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

large hail

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Małochwiej Mały  Lubelskie 
Poland (50.94 N, 23.20 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   15:40 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2.5 cm
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones, porous stones, aggregates.
https://web.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1967419879966919&set=p.1967419879966919&type=3&theater

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: BK [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Esch 
Near highway A2 between Boxtel and Vught Noord-Brabant 
Netherlands (51.62 N, 5.31 E) < 1 km
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   15:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
Lightning strike to the cupboard of a farmhouse coused a big fire, the occupants of the house were able to leave the building without injuries. The house was lost.
http://www.omroepbrabant.nl/?news/2783641063/Noodweer+hindert+avondspits,+lange+files+en+vertraging+op+het+spoor+en+het+vliegveld+.aspx
https://twitter.com/Samantsteenwijk/status/998968602035392512
https://www.ed.nl/brabant/noodweer-treft-grote-woonboerderij-in-esch-bliksem-slaat-in-huis-brandt-helemaal-af~a536b52d/

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Lars/Bas v.d. Ploeg [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Maliskamp  Noord-Brabant 
Netherlands (51.70 N, 5.38 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   15:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Streets flooded
https://twitter.com/Meg_VL87/status/998967421821181953

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Lars [e-mail]

large hail

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Latyczów  Lubelskie 
Poland (50.95 N, 23.16 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   15:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2.75 cm
hailstone properties: porous stones.
Large hail was associated with a right moving supercell, which passed through that village. Source: eyewitness report on Facebook, 22 MAY 2018; RAD
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1688237111222223&set=p.1688237111222223&type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

large hail

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Dworzyska  Lubelskie 
Poland (50.93 N, 23.15 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   15:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones, porous stones, aggregates.
https://web.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=917234438454493&set=p.917234438454493&type=3&theater

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: BK [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Ulestraten  Limburg 
Netherlands (50.91 N, 5.78 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   15:13 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets flooded
https://www.1limburg.nl/noodweer-vooral-meerssen-en-sittard-geleen-hard-getroffen?context=topstory

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

large hail

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Radom  Mazowieckie 
Poland (51.40 N, 21.17 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2.0 cm
average hail diameter: 1.5 cm
Multiple reports of intense hailstorm in Radom. Local floodings were also reported. A RM supercell storm passed through that city. Source: Facebook (Polscy Łowcy Burz fanpage), 22 MAY 2018
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2066076107046700&set=p.2066076107046700&type=3&theater
https://www.facebook.com/grzegorz.filipowicz.75/videos/775070569365026/
https://www.facebook.com/kamil.sylwia19/videos/1053669388105635/
https://www.facebook.com/marta.patek.71/videos/1960723793978593/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Oirschot  Noord-Brabant 
Netherlands (51.51 N, 5.31 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   14:28 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
https://twitter.com/JorritKemps/status/998960897795284993
https://twitter.com/StormchaserNL/status/998959200813412352
https://twitter.com/wendy_bogers/status/998954566526881792
http://www.omroepbrabant.nl/?news/2783581253/Noodweer+in+Brabant+Water+al+onder+de+voordeur+door,+het+gaat+helemaal+mis+hier.aspx

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Lars [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Meerssen  Limburg 
Netherlands (50.89 N, 5.75 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   14:13 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: streets flooded
https://www.1limburg.nl/noodweer-vooral-meerssen-en-sittard-geleen-hard-getroffen?context=topstory

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Niederschopfheim  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.42 N, 7.86 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   14:05 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a trained storm spotter
Spotter estimated the flooding to be severe. http://meta.skywarn.de/103

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Skywarn Germany [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Paris   Région Île-de-France 
France (48.86 N, 2.34 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
convective.
Violent rain and hail storm on Paris in the afternoon. Streets and subway stations are flooded and several stations have to close. The basement of the 17th arrondissement town hall was flooded. Large leaks were also visible on the roof of the Tribunal d'Instance.
http://www.lefigaro.fr/actualite-france/2018/05/22/01016-20180522ARTFIG00295-paris-apres-de-violents-orages-des-stations-de-metro-inondees-et-fermees.php
http://www.europe1.fr/societe/paris-plusieurs-stations-de-metro-fermees-apres-de-violents-orages-3659852
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/paris-ile-de-france/paris/images-orages-ile-france-quand-grele-s-abat-paris-1480149.html

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

large hail

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Paris   Région Île-de-France 
France (48.86 N, 2.34 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Big hailstorm on Paris flooded some streets and subway stations. Streets were covered with a white layer of hail. The basement of the 17th arrondissement town hall was flooded. Large leaks were also visible on the roof of the Tribunal d'Instance.
https://www.facebook.com/20minutes/videos/10156651464813311/
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/paris-ile-de-france/paris/images-orages-ile-france-quand-grele-s-abat-paris-1480149.html
http://www.europe1.fr/societe/paris-plusieurs-stations-de-metro-fermees-apres-de-violents-orages-3659852
http://www.lefigaro.fr/actualite-france/2018/05/22/01016-20180522ARTFIG00295-paris-apres-de-violents-orages-des-stations-de-metro-inondees-et-fermees.php

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Munstergeleen  Limburg 
Netherlands (50.98 N, 5.86 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.limburger.nl/cnt/dmf20180522_00062357/sittard-en-geleen-hard-getroffen-door-noodweer-brandweer-richt-actiecentra-in

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Sittard  Limburg 
Netherlands (51.00 N, 5.87 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.limburger.nl/cnt/dmf20180522_00062357/sittard-en-geleen-hard-getroffen-door-noodweer-brandweer-richt-actiecentra-in

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Schinnen 
Highway A76 Limburg 
Netherlands (50.94 N, 5.89 E) < 1 km
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   13:16 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: highway flooded
https://www.1limburg.nl/verkeer-op-snelwegen-loopt-vast-door-forse-wateroverlast?context=topstory

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Genk  Limburg 
Belgium (50.97 N, 5.50 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: streets flooded
https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20180522_03523742

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Sittard  Limburg 
Netherlands (51.00 N, 5.87 E)
22-05-2018  (Tuesday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
School evacuated after lightningstrike, power to the building was lost
https://www.hbvl.be/cnt/dmf20180522_03523874/bliksem-slaat-in-bij-basisschool-in-sittard
https://www.limburger.nl/cnt/dmf20180522_00062357/sittard-en-geleen-hard-getroffen-door-noodweer-brandweer-richt-actiecentra-in

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Lars, update: Bas v.d. Ploeg [e-mail]

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