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selected: all reports
- occurring between 20-04-2018 00:00 and 27-04-2018 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 167
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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Zürich (Kreis 4) 
Switzerland (47.38 N, 8.52 E)
26-04-2018  (Thursday)   14:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report in some literature
maximum hail diameter: 4 cm
hailstone properties: spiky stones.
event duration at place of observation: 12 mins.

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: luca [e-mail]

tornado

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Lankenau  Niedersachsen 
Germany (53.12 N, 8.74 E)
26-04-2018  (Thursday)   11:02 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a trained storm spotter
direction of movement: W-E
Spotter estimated the tornado to be weak http://sprachmeldungen.skywarn.de/2882.wav

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Skywarn Germany [e-mail]

heavy rain

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سيدي سليمان / Sidi Slimane  El Bayadh 
Algeria (33.83 N, 1.73 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   18:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
heavy rain; flash floods; cars swept away; people rescued; roads blocked; damage; source: "مطار تتسبب في قطع الطرقات وتغمر خمسين بيتا بتيارت وتيسمسيلت", RADIO ALGERIE, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.radioalgerie.dz/news/ar/article/20180425/139785.html

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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عماري / Ammari  Tissemsilt 
Algeria (35.61 N, 1.81 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
heavy rain; flash floods; houses flooded/damaged; roads blocked; damage; source: "مطار تتسبب في قطع الطرقات وتغمر خمسين بيتا بتيارت وتيسمسيلت", RADIO ALGERIE, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.radioalgerie.dz/news/ar/article/20180425/139785.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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وادي الحسا / Wadi al-Hasa  Tafilah 
Jordan (30.89 N, 35.67 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
heavy rain; flash floods; group of 55 students hit by flash floods in canyons in Wadi al-Hasa area; students rescued from water; no injuries; source: "إنقاذ طلبة مدرسة حاصرتهم مياه الأمطار بالأغوار الجنوبية", MNC Today, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.mnctoday.com/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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لرجام / Lardjem  Tissemsilt 
Algeria (35.75 N, 1.54 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   14:20 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
heavy rain; flash floods; houses flooded/damaged; roads blocked; damage; source: "مطار تتسبب في قطع الطرقات وتغمر خمسين بيتا بتيارت وتيسمسيلت", RADIO ALGERIE, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.radioalgerie.dz/news/ar/article/20180425/139785.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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تيارت / Tiaret  Tiaret 
Algeria (35.38 N, 1.31 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   13:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
heavy rain; flash floods; roads and houses flooded and damaged; damage; source: "مطار تتسبب في قطع الطرقات وتغمر خمسين بيتا بتيارت وتيسمسيلت", RADIO ALGERIE, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.radioalgerie.dz/news/ar/article/20180425/139785.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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عين مصباح / Ain Mesbah  Tiaret 
Algeria (35.31 N, 1.38 E) < 10 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   13:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
heavy rain; flash floods; major road flooded/impassable and damaged; damage; source: "مطار تتسبب في قطع الطرقات وتغمر خمسين بيتا بتيارت وتيسمسيلت", RADIO ALGERIE, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.radioalgerie.dz/news/ar/article/20180425/139785.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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מצפה רמון / Mitzpeh Ramon  Mehoz HaDarom 
Israel (30.61 N, 34.82 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   13:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
heavy rain; local areas flooded; damage; Flash flood on Ramon Stream; source: "Hail and floods in the Negev", ARUTZ SHEVA, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/244968

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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راس سينسيل / Ras Sinsil  West Bank 
Israel (31.69 N, 35.29 E) < 10 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
number of people dead: 1
heavy rain; flash floods; 16-yr-old girl swept away and killed by sudden floods; source: "Two Teens Die in Flash Floods as Storm Hits Israel, West Bank ", HAARETZ, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/teen-dies-in-flash-flood-as-heavy-rain-hail-hit-israel-1.6030256

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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עין בוקק / En Boqeq  Mehoz HaDarom 
Israel (31.22 N, 35.35 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
heavy rain; flash floods; major road [90] blocked/impassable; damage; source: "Two Teens Die in Flash Floods as Storm Hits Israel, West Bank ", HAARETZ, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/teen-dies-in-flash-flood-as-heavy-rain-hail-hit-israel-1.6030256

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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קִרְיַת גַּת / Kiryat Gat  Mehoz HaDarom 
Israel (31.59 N, 34.80 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
heavy rain; local area flooded; highway flooded/blocked; damage; source: "Two Teens Die in Flash Floods as Storm Hits Israel, West Bank ", HAARETZ, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/teen-dies-in-flash-flood-as-heavy-rain-hail-hit-israel-1.6030256

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

severe wind

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תל אביב / Tel Aviv  Tel Aviv 
Israel (32.09 N, 34.80 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
trees downed; major highway blocked; damage; source: "Two Teens Die in Flash Floods as Storm Hits Israel, West Bank ", HAARETZ, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/teen-dies-in-flash-flood-as-heavy-rain-hail-hit-israel-1.6030256

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Germendorf  Brandenburg 
Germany (52.75 N, 13.17 E) < 1 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   12:52 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
tree downed; road blocked/impassable; damage; source: Freiwillige Feuerwehr Germendorf, 25 APR 2018;
https://www.facebook.com/FreiwilligeFeuerwehrGermendorf

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Müllingen  Niedersachsen 
Germany (52.31 N, 9.89 E) < 1 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   12:15 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
tree downed; road K147 blocked/impassable; damage; source: Freiwillige Feuerwehr Müllingen-Wirringen, 25 APR 2018;
https://www.facebook.com/FFWMW

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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إربد / Irbid  Irbid 
Jordan (32.56 N, 35.85 E) < 10 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
heavy rain; areas flooded; roads flooded/impassable; damage; source: "السيول تغلق طريق إربد حوشا المفرق - صحيفة الرأي", Al Rai, 25 APR 2018; source: youtube video, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://alrai.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C8DoFb314Y

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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כפר הנוקדים / Kfar HaNokdim  Mehoz HaDarom 
Israel (31.31 N, 35.26 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   11:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
number of people injured: 45
heavy rain; flash flood; group of 60 hiker swept away by sudden flash floods; 45 people (including teenagers) injured; source: "Southern Israel: One killed, dozens injured in flood", ARUTZ SHEVA, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/244971

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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ערד / Arad  Mehoz HaDarom 
Israel (31.23 N, 35.25 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   11:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
heavy rain; local floods; major road [31] blocked/impassable; source: "Southern Israel: One killed, dozens injured in flood", ARUTZ SHEVA, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/244971

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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ממשית / Mamshit  Mehoz HaDarom 
Israel (31.02 N, 35.06 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
number of people dead: 1
heavy rain; flash floods; 16-yr-old boy swept awayand killed by sudden floods in Mamshit National Park (Memphis site); source: "Southern Israel: One killed, dozens injured in flood", ARUTZ SHEVA, 25 APR 2018; source: "Two Teens Die in Flash Floods as Storm Hits Israel, West Bank ", HAARETZ, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/244971
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/teen-dies-in-flash-flood-as-heavy-rain-hail-hit-israel-1.6030256

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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דימונה / Dimona  Mehoz HaDarom 
Israel (31.07 N, 35.03 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
heavy rain; local areas flooded; damage; source: "Two Teens Die in Flash Floods as Storm Hits Israel, West Bank ", HAARETZ, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/teen-dies-in-flash-flood-as-heavy-rain-hail-hit-israel-1.6030256

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Mellin  Sachsen-Anhalt 
Germany (52.65 N, 10.98 E) < 3 km
25-04-2018  (Wednesday)   10:33 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
tree downed; road blocked/impassable; damage; source: Freiwillige Feuerwehr Ahlum, 25 APR 2018;
https://www.facebook.com/ffwahlum

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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‎القاهرة الجديدة‎ / El-Qāhera el-Gedīda  Al Qāhirah 
Egypt (30.03 N, 31.48 E) < 3 km
24-04-2018  (Tuesday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
heavy rain; areas flooded; power lines damaged; power cut-off; damage caused to infrastructure; damage; source: "بيان (رقم 2) بشأن تفعيل غرفة العمليات لمتابعة تداعيات سوء الطقس", EGYNews.net, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
https://www.egynews.net

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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القاهرة / Al Qāhirah  Al Qāhirah 
Egypt (30.05 N, 31.24 E) < 3 km
24-04-2018  (Tuesday)   18:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
heavy rain; areas flooded; roads flooded; cars damaged; damage caused to infrastructure; damage; source: "بيان (رقم 2) بشأن تفعيل غرفة العمليات لمتابعة تداعيات سوء الطقس", EGYNews.net, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
https://www.egynews.net

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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منشية ناصر / Manshiet Nasser  Al Qāhirah 
Egypt (30.04 N, 31.28 E) < 3 km
24-04-2018  (Tuesday)   18:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
heavy rain; areas flooded; roads flooded; cars damaged; damage caused to infrastructure; damage; source: "بيان (رقم 2) بشأن تفعيل غرفة العمليات لمتابعة تداعيات سوء الطقس", EGYNews.net, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
https://www.egynews.net

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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طرة البلد / Torah El-Balad  Al Qāhirah 
Egypt (29.95 N, 31.27 E) < 3 km
24-04-2018  (Tuesday)   18:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
heavy rain; areas flooded; roads flooded; cars damaged; damage caused to infrastructure; damage; source: "بيان (رقم 2) بشأن تفعيل غرفة العمليات لمتابعة تداعيات سوء الطقس", EGYNews.net, 25 APR 2018; SAT;
https://www.egynews.net

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

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