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selected: all reports
- occurring between 18-02-2018 00:00 and 25-02-2018 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 37
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)

severe wind

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Košice 
Slovak Republic (48.73 N, 21.25 E)
25-02-2018  (Sunday)   06:01 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: EWOB Admin [e-mail]

severe wind

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Košice 
Slovak Republic (48.73 N, 21.25 E)
25-02-2018  (Sunday)   05:59 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: EWOB Admin [e-mail]

severe wind

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Ustka  Pomorskie 
Poland (54.58 N, 16.86 E)
24-02-2018  (Saturday)   03:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25.9 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 17 m/s
partly convective.
A wind gust of 25,9 m/s was measured by a manned weather station in Ustka. That wind gust was confirmed in a severe weather daily bulletin. Source: Monitor IMGW (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management), 24 FEB 2018.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/354160115
http://www.pogodynka.pl/polska/hydro/grozne/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Bellocchi  Marche 
Italy (43.80 N, 12.98 E)
23-02-2018  (Friday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
local areas flooded; cellars and houses flooded; damage; source: "Maltempo, pioggia battente. Allagamenti e frane tra Pesaro e Fano ", IL RESTO DEL CARLINO, 23 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Spadarolo  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.05 N, 12.51 E)
23-02-2018  (Friday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
heavy rain; local areas flooded; roads blocked/impassable; damage; source: "Maltempo, l'intera provincia di Rimini nella morsa di pioggia e neve", RIMINITODAY.it, 23 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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San Martino in Riparotta  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.07 N, 12.51 E)
23-02-2018  (Friday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
heavy rain; local areas flooded; road blocked/impassable; damage; source: "Maltempo, l'intera provincia di Rimini nella morsa di pioggia e neve", RIMINITODAY.it, 23 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Falerna  Calabria 
Italy (39.00 N, 16.17 E)
23-02-2018  (Friday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
local areas flooded; damage; roads and houses flooded; source: "Maltempo, aereo deviato da Lamezia a Brindisi: a bordo anche Bersani", meteoweb.eu, 23 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Gizzeria Lido  Calabria 
Italy (38.93 N, 16.22 E)
23-02-2018  (Friday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
local areas flooded; damage; roads and houses flooded; source: "Maltempo, aereo deviato da Lamezia a Brindisi: a bordo anche Bersani", meteoweb.eu, 23 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Gadana  Marche 
Italy (43.75 N, 12.59 E) < 3 km
23-02-2018  (Friday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
landslide; road blocked; source: "Maltempo, pioggia battente. Allagamenti e frane tra Pesaro e Fano ", IL RESTO DEL CARLINO, 23 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Sorbolongo  Marche 
Italy (43.67 N, 12.90 E) < 3 km
23-02-2018  (Friday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
landslide; road blocked; trees downed; source: "Maltempo, pioggia battente. Allagamenti e frane tra Pesaro e Fano ", IL RESTO DEL CARLINO, 23 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Castellana Vecchia  Sicilia 
Italy (36.79 N, 14.58 E)
23-02-2018  (Friday)   09:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
occurring over: land
intensity and characteristics: F0 the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage.
tornado observed; greenhouses damaged; farm area damaged; source: "Maltempo, tromba d'aria a Marina di Ragusa", QUOTIDIANO DI RAGUSA, 23 FEB 2018; source: "Tromba d'aria a Marina di Ragusa, danneggiate alcune serre", ragusanews.com, 23 FEB 2018;
https://www.ragusanews.com//immagini_articoli/23-02-2018/tromba-aria-marina-ragusa-danneggiate-alcune-serre-500.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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San Sebastián de La Gomera  Islas Canarias - Isla de la Gomera 
Spain (28.09 N, 17.09 W) < 3 km
23-02-2018  (Friday)   09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
waterspout observed; source: "Espectacular manga marina en La Gomera", LA PROVINCIA, 23 FEB 2018;
http://www.laprovincia.es/sociedad/2018/02/23/espectacular-manga-marina-gomera/1031213.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Palermo  Sicilia 
Italy (38.12 N, 13.37 E)
23-02-2018  (Friday)   08:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
local areas flooded; damage; source: "Maltempo, pioggia e danni in Sicilia: calcinacci da un solaio feriscono due persone, esondano due torrenti nel Palermitano", meteoweb.eu, 23 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Cozzo Pezzingoli  Sicilia 
Italy (38.03 N, 13.25 E)
23-02-2018  (Friday)   08:15 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
local areas flooded; damage; source: "Maltempo, pioggia e danni in Sicilia: calcinacci da un solaio feriscono due persone, esondano due torrenti nel Palermitano", meteoweb.eu, 23 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Rosolini  Sicilia 
Italy (36.82 N, 14.95 E) < 3 km
22-02-2018  (Thursday)   11:45 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
thickness of hail cover: 2 cm
hailstorm; significant hail layer; source: "Siracusa e provincia investite dal maltempo: “bomba d’acqua” nel capoluogo. Grandinate a Rosolini, Noto e Avola ", siracusanews.it, 22 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

avalanche

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Špindlerův Mlýn 
valley of Hrazený potok Královéhradecký kraj 
Czech Republic (50.73 N, 15.66 E)
22-02-2018  (Thursday)   11:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
avalanche triggering: artificial
path length: 0.25 km
average path width: 10 m
maximum path width: 30 m
number of people injured: 1
man partially buried under the snow, transported by helicopter due to hypothermia | head of avalanche 2 m high | source: "V Krkonoších lavina zčásti zavalila muže, vyvázl s podchlazením", iDNES.cz, 22 FEB 2018
https://hradec.idnes.cz/lavina-krkonose-zavalila-muze-vyprostil-se-dlouhy-dul-p1w-/hradec-zpravy.aspx?c=A180222_165210_hradec-zpravy_klu
https://www.facebook.com/horskasluzba.cz/photos/a.1748239568757725.1073741830.1564469067134777/2045994185648927/?type=3

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS) [e-mail]

large hail

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Pozzallo  Sicilia 
Italy (36.73 N, 14.85 E)
22-02-2018  (Thursday)   11:20 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
thickness of hail cover: 2 cm
hailstorm; significant hail layer; source: "Maltempo, Siberia? No, Pozzallo", ragusanews.com, 22 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Marina Di Modica  Sicilia 
Italy (36.72 N, 14.79 E)
22-02-2018  (Thursday)   11:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
thickness of hail cover: 5 cm
hailstorm; significant hail layer; source: "Maltempo, strade imbiancate dalla grandine a Marina di Modica", QUOTIDIANO DI RAGUSA, 22 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Maganuco  Sicilia 
Italy (36.72 N, 14.81 E)
22-02-2018  (Thursday)   11:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
hailstorm; significant hail layer; source: "Maltempo, strade imbiancate dalla grandine a Marina di Modica", QUOTIDIANO DI RAGUSA, 22 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

avalanche

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Zürs [Rüfispitze 2632m]  Vorarlberg 
Austria (47.19 N, 10.18 E) < 1 km
22-02-2018  (Thursday)   09:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
avalanche triggering: artificial
number of people injured: 1
avalanche (triggered by another group of ski tourer) hit a hiking group down below; 19-yr-old man injured; source: "Vorarlberg: Lawine in Lech reißt zwei Skifahrer mit", VORARLBERG ONLINE, 23 FEB 2018;
http://www.vol.at/vorarlberg-lawine-in-lech-reisst-zwei-skifahrer-mit/5680433

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Trieste  Friuli-Venezia Giulia 
Italy (45.65 N, 13.78 E)
22-02-2018  (Thursday)   04:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
wind speed: 36.4 m/s
trees downed; houses damaged; source: "Bora a Trieste: raffiche fino a 133 chilometri orari", IL FRIULI, 22 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Borgo Maggiore  Borgo Maggiore 
San Marino (43.94 N, 12.46 E) < 3 km
22-02-2018  (Thursday)   01:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
trees downed; road blocked; source: "Alberi caduti a causa neve: code e disagi sulle strade", RTV SAN MARINO, 22 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Sfakiá  Chania 
Greece (35.30 N, 23.60 E) < 3 km
20-02-2018  (Tuesday)   10:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, a report received by e-mail , a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
damage to property: Houses and cars were damaged
damage to crops and forests: farms and trees were damaged
total damage: Roads were blocked
Flash flood in Sfakia, Crete. source: flashnews.gr - 21/02/2018
http://flashnews.gr/post/343678/katarraktwdeis-broxes-sta-sfakia-plhmmyrisan-spitia-ekleisan-dromoi

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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Lido di Ostia  Lazio 
Italy (41.72 N, 12.22 E) < 3 km
19-02-2018  (Monday)   11:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a report on a website
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
waterspout observed; source: "Tromba marina a Ostia", IL MESSAGGERO, 19 FEB 2018 (VIDEO) ; source: photo report; also reported v. Фобос. Катаклизмы и катастрофы природы. (v. VK), 20 FEB 2018;
https://sun9-4.userapi.com/c840535/v840535417/57b6b/AabGQmHEznA.jpg
http://video.ilmessaggero.it/tromba_marina_ostia-3558715.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Kirkjubæjarklaustur  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.78 N, 18.07 W)
19-02-2018  (Monday)   04:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 31 m/s
direction of movement: E-W
source: Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 19 FEB 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

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