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Selected data from the database

selected: all reports
- occurring between 14-11-2017 00:00 and 21-11-2017 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 72
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 selected reports

severe wind

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Kalamaria 
Greece (40.53 N, 22.97 E)
20-11-2017  (Monday)   11:51 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: EWOB Admin [e-mail]

large hail

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İzmir 
Turkey (38.45 N, 27.23 E)
20-11-2017  (Monday)   10:25 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://ewob.eswd.eu/image/3a9550c9-99a8-4e87-b57b-b45ab5e65909.jpg

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: EWOB Admin [e-mail]

tornado

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Vrína  Ileia 
Greece (37.57 N, 21.63 E) < 10 km
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   14:55 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
occurring over: water
7 tornadoes
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 30 mins.
Several waterspouts and funnels were seen by Virna, SW Greece. It was difficult to discriminate funnels from waterspouts. Elli Marousopoulou reports at least 7 waterspouts. Two waterspouts were verified from the footage of a webcam. source: meteo.gr - 19/11/2017
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1573629986057058&set=pcb.10159592581935414&type=3&theater&ifg=1
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1573629916057065&set=pcb.10159592581935414&type=3&theater&ifg=1

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Mersin  Mersin Province 
Turkey (36.80 N, 34.62 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   12:50 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
Vehicles and agricultural areas damaged by the large hail in Mersin.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DPAFBj1XcAMvrnY.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DPAFBjRW0AARedz.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DPAFBi5W4AAFFcH.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1339832409458529&id=669648279810282

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: HavayiSuzenAdam / report expanded: Thilo Kühne (ESSL) [e-mail]

tornado

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Zákynthos  Zákynthos 
Greece (37.79 N, 20.89 E) < 10 km
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   07:00 UTC (+/- 30 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 report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
direction of movement: WNW-ESE
A large waterspout was visible from the town of Zante. source: meteo.gr - 20/11/2017
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155274018229542&set=a.10152617470519542.1073741827.749779541&type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Arakhovítika  Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (38.33 N, 21.85 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   02:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
http://www.nafpaktianews.gr/%CE%A0%CE%AC%CF%84%CF%81%CE%B1-%CE%9A%CE%BF%CE%B9%CF%84%CE%AC%CE%BE%CF%84%CE%B5-%CE%BC%CE%AD%CF%87%CF%81%CE%B9-%CF%80%CE%BF%CF%85-%CE%AD%CF%86%CF%84%CE%B1%CF%83%CE%B5-%CE%B7-%CE%B8%CE%AC%CE%BB%CE%B1/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Ágios Vasíleios  Achaia 
Greece (38.32 N, 21.81 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   02:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
http://tempo24.news/eidisi/153619/patra-mas-pire-kai-mas-sikose-o-zinonas-varkes-vgikan-sti-steria-petres-kai-xyla-stoys

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Rio  Achaia 
Greece (38.30 N, 21.76 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   02:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
http://www.nafpaktianews.gr/%CE%A0%CE%AC%CF%84%CF%81%CE%B1-%CE%A0%CE%BB%CE%B7%CE%BC%CE%BC%CF%8D%CF%81%CE%B9%CF%83%CE%B5-%CE%BA%CE%B1%CE%B9-%CF%84%CE%BF-%CE%A1%CE%AF%CE%BF-%CE%91%CF%80%CF%81%CE%BF%CF%83%CF%80%CE%AD%CE%BB%CE%B1/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Pátrai 
Paralia Achaḯa 
Greece (38.20 N, 21.71 E) < 1 km
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   02:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
http://www.nafpaktianews.gr/%CE%A0%CE%AC%CF%84%CF%81%CE%B1-%CE%A0%CE%BD%CE%AF%CE%B3%CE%B7%CE%BA%CE%B1%CE%BD-%CE%B3%CE%B9%CE%B1-%CE%AC%CE%BB%CE%BB%CE%B7-%CE%BC%CE%AF%CE%B1-%CF%86%CE%BF%CF%81%CE%AC-%CE%99%CF%84%CE%B9%CE%AD/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Pátrai  Achaḯa 
Greece (38.24 N, 21.73 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   02:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
http://tempo24.news/eidisi/153619/patra-mas-pire-kai-mas-sikose-o-zinonas-varkes-vgikan-sti-steria-petres-kai-xyla-stoys
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http://www.patranews.gr/dytiki-ellada/patra-vomvardismeno-topio-i-paraliaki-mehri-plaz-ekleise-o-dromos-video-foto

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Kastelokampos  Achaia 
Greece (38.29 N, 21.77 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   02:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
http://tempo24.news/eidisi/153619/patra-mas-pire-kai-mas-sikose-o-zinonas-varkes-vgikan-sti-steria-petres-kai-xyla-stoys

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Neochori 
Magoula Aitolía kai Akarnanía 
Greece (38.41 N, 21.27 E) < 3 km
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   02:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : 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
partly convective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
damage to crops and forests: farms and trees were damaged
Severe wind gusts destroyed power lines and farms. source: meteo.gr - 19/11/2017
https://livefootball.gr/2017/11/19/%CF%83%CE%AE%CE%BA%CF%89%CF%83%CE%B5-%CF%83%CE%BA%CE%B5%CF%80%CE%AE-%CE%BA%CE%B1%CE%B9-%CE%AD%CE%BA%CE%BF%CF%88%CE%B5-%CE%BA%CE%BF%CE%BB%CF%8E%CE%BD%CE%B5%CF%82-%CE%BF-%CE%B6%CE%AE%CE%BD%CF%89%CE%BD/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Palaiopanagia  Aitolía kai Akarnanía 
Greece (38.38 N, 21.79 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   01:50 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
http://www.nafpaktianews.gr/%CE%92%CE%B3%CE%AE%CE%BA%CE%B5-%CE%B7-%CE%B8%CE%AC%CE%BB%CE%B1%CF%83%CF%83%CE%B1-%CE%AD%CE%BE%CF%89-%CE%B1%CF%80%CF%8C-%CE%91%CE%BD%CF%84%CE%AF%CF%81%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%BF-%CE%AD%CF%89%CF%82-%CE%A0/
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-RuoSFTQbM

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Antirio  Aitolía kai Akarnanía 
Greece (38.34 N, 21.76 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   01:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
http://tempo24.news/eidisi/153618/evrexe-terasties-petres-sto-antirrio-apisteytes-eikones-apo-tin-kakokairia-foto
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http://www.nafpaktianews.gr/%CE%92%CE%B3%CE%AE%CE%BA%CE%B5-%CE%B7-%CE%B8%CE%AC%CE%BB%CE%B1%CF%83%CF%83%CE%B1-%CE%AD%CE%BE%CF%89-%CE%B1%CF%80%CF%8C-%CE%91%CE%BD%CF%84%CE%AF%CF%81%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%BF-%CE%AD%CF%89%CF%82-%CE%A0/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Aitolikón  Aitolía kai Akarnanía 
Greece (38.43 N, 21.35 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   01:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
Στο μάτι του κυκλώνα «Ζήνωνα» ο δήμος Μεσολογγίου (φωτό) Ζημιές σε καλλιέργειες και επιχειρήσεις / Σοβαρά προβλήματα απ' τη διακοπή ρεύματος στο Αιτωλικό
http://www.aixmi-news.gr/mesologi/mesologgi/124-mesologgi/65539-xoris-sovara-provlimata-afise-piso-tou-to-mesologgi-o-zinon.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Mesolóngion  Aitolía kai Akarnanía 
Greece (38.37 N, 21.43 E)
19-11-2017  (Sunday)   01:20 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
http://www.nafpaktianews.gr/o-%CE%BA%CF%85%CE%BA%CE%BB%CF%8E%CE%BD%CE%B1%CF%82-%CE%96%CE%AE%CE%BD%CF%89%CE%BD-%CF%80%CE%AD%CF%81%CE%B1%CF%83%CE%B5-%CF%83%CF%84%CE%BF-%CE%9C%CE%B5%CF%83%CE%BF%CE%BB%CF%8C%CE%B3%CE%B3/
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQWAMCGBOQ4
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http://www.agriniotimes.gr/zinon-afise-simadia-mesologgi-foto-vinteo/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Kipouria  Kefallinía 
Greece (38.20 N, 20.35 E) < 1 km
18-11-2017  (Saturday)   22:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 30 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 25 m/s
partly convective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
direction of movement: WNW-ESE
Severe wind gusts and sustained wind speeds between 18/11 21:00 UTC and 19/11 03:00 UTC. source: meteo.gr - 19/11/2017

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Salamís  Attiki 
Greece (37.97 N, 23.37 E) < 3 km
18-11-2017  (Saturday)   15:00 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
direction of movement: S-N
Stelios Fourtoulakis reported a possible waterspout close to Salamina island. source: facebook
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10215574807702703&set=pcb.10155139684118683&type=3&theater&ifg=1
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https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10215574807262692&set=pcb.10155139684118683&type=3&theater&ifg=1

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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Kekhrókambos  Lasithi 
Greece (35.03 N, 26.23 E) < 3 km
18-11-2017  (Saturday)   14:18 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 5 mins.
direction of movement: SSW-NNE
A waterspout was captured by a weather camera. source: meteo.gr - 18/11/2017
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/a.362591717111518.82170.294797363890954/1548288838541794/?type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Kéa  Cyclades 
Greece (37.63 N, 24.35 E) < 10 km
18-11-2017  (Saturday)   14:00 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 10 mins.
direction of movement: SSW-NNE
A waterspout was formed just west from Korissia port in Kea. source: meteo.gr - 19/11/2017
https://www.facebook.com/Kea-tzia-kyklades-299033746973225/?ref=br_rs

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Kampíon  Zákynthos 
Greece (37.78 N, 20.68 E) < 10 km
18-11-2017  (Saturday)   12:50 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 5 mins.
A waterspout was reported near Kampi, Zante. source: meteo.gr - 18/11/2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZ110glJ8AA
http://www.zantepress24.gr/index.php/zante/18484-mikris-klimakas-ygros-kyklonas-perase-apo-ton-kampo-zakynthou

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Pýlos  Messenia 
Greece (36.91 N, 21.70 E) < 10 km
18-11-2017  (Saturday)   09:00 UTC 

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 report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 5 mins.
A weather cam captured a waterspout and several funnels near Pylos. source: meteo.gr - 18/11/2017
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/a.362591717111518.82170.294797363890954/1548130258557652/?type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Lefkáda  Lefkás 
Greece (38.83 N, 20.70 E) < 1 km
17-11-2017  (Friday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, a report received by e-mail , a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
precipitation: 140 mm
duration of precipitation: 5 hours
convective.
damage to property: Houses were flooded
total damage: Roads were blocked
Flash flood in Lefkada. Landslides were reported in the western parts of the island. source: meteo.gr - 18/11/2017

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Glyfada  Kerkyra 
Greece (39.59 N, 19.81 E)
17-11-2017  (Friday)   15:00 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
total event duration: 3 mins.
direction of movement: S-N
Giannis Gasteratos reported a waterspout at 15:00 UTC close to Glyfada, 17 NOV 2017 / source: facebook
https://scontent-frt3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/23593602_10210638927428632_4956577946904138216_o.jpg?oh=72e79dedc3f3d7ee827c3395bdb01e27&oe=5A8DDBFE

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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Glyfada  Kerkyra 
Greece (39.59 N, 19.81 E) < 10 km
17-11-2017  (Friday)   14:50 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
total event duration: 4 mins.
direction of movement: S-N
Giannis Gasteratos reported a waterspout close to Glyfada beach at 14:54UTC, 17 NOV 2017 / source: facebook
https://scontent-frt3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/23551293_10210638857706889_8981347857392306083_o.jpg?oh=9f7b78e49c9fa1746f85ab5e9917e9ec&oe=5AAB1DE2

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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