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selected: all reports
- occurring between 14-04-2019 00:00 and 21-04-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 152
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 lesser whirlwind
  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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heavy rain

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Villena  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (38.63 N, 0.85 W) < 5 km
20-04-2019  (Saturday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/alicante/2019/04/20/80-intervenciones-causa-lluvia-provincia/2141041.html
Reference: "Más de 80 intervenciones a causa de la lluvia en la provincia de Alicante", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Benidorm  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (38.54 N, 0.13 W) < 5 km
20-04-2019  (Saturday)
04:40 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/alicante/2019/04/20/80-intervenciones-causa-lluvia-provincia/2141041.html
Reference: "Más de 80 intervenciones a causa de la lluvia en la provincia de Alicante", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Elda  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (38.48 N, 0.80 W) < 5 km
20-04-2019  (Saturday)
04:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/alicante/2019/04/20/80-intervenciones-causa-lluvia-provincia/2141041.html
Reference: "Más de 80 intervenciones a causa de la lluvia en la provincia de Alicante", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Torrellano  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (38.29 N, 0.59 W) < 3 km
20-04-2019  (Saturday)
03:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/alicante/2019/04/20/80-intervenciones-causa-lluvia-provincia/2141041.html
Reference: "Más de 80 intervenciones a causa de la lluvia en la provincia de Alicante", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Alzabares Alto 
[EL-20] Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (38.26 N, 0.68 W) < 1 km
20-04-2019  (Saturday)
03:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/elche/2019/04/20/quedado-puente-alzabares-fuertes-lluvias/2141075.html
Reference: "Así estaba anoche el puente de Alzabares con las lluvias ", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Arenals de Sol  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (38.25 N, 0.52 W) < 3 km
20-04-2019  (Saturday)
03:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/elche/2019/04/20/quedado-puente-alzabares-fuertes-lluvias/2141075.html
Reference: "Así estaba anoche el puente de Alzabares con las lluvias ", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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L'Altet  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (38.27 N, 0.54 W) < 3 km
20-04-2019  (Saturday)
03:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Telecommunication infrastructure damaged or destroyed
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/alicante/2019/04/20/80-intervenciones-causa-lluvia-provincia/2141041.html
Reference: "Más de 80 intervenciones a causa de la lluvia en la provincia de Alicante", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Pilar de la Horadada  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (37.87 N, 0.78 W) < 5 km
20-04-2019  (Saturday)
00:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Inhabited place(s) cut off from transport infrastructure
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/vega-baja/2019/04/20/tromba-80-litros-metro-cuadrado/2141038.html#cxrecs_s
Reference: "Emergencia por inundación y calles cortadas en Torrevieja", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Torrevieja  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (37.98 N, 0.68 W) < 5 km
19-04-2019  (Friday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/alicante/2019/04/20/80-intervenciones-causa-lluvia-provincia/2141041.html
Reference: "Más de 80 intervenciones a causa de la lluvia en la provincia de Alicante", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Torrevieja, -La Torreta  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (38.00 N, 0.68 W) < 1 km
19-04-2019  (Friday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/vega-baja/2019/04/20/tromba-80-litros-metro-cuadrado/2141038.html#cxrecs_s
Reference: "Emergencia por inundación y calles cortadas en Torrevieja", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Torrevieja, -Doña Inés  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (37.99 N, 0.68 W) < 1 km
19-04-2019  (Friday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/vega-baja/2019/04/20/tromba-80-litros-metro-cuadrado/2141038.html#cxrecs_s
Reference: "Emergencia por inundación y calles cortadas en Torrevieja", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Torrevieja, -El Paraíso  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (37.97 N, 0.70 W) < 3 km
19-04-2019  (Friday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.diarioinformacion.com/vega-baja/2019/04/20/tromba-80-litros-metro-cuadrado/2141038.html#cxrecs_s
Reference: "Emergencia por inundación y calles cortadas en Torrevieja", DIARIO INFORMACION, 20 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Kyrenia / Girne  Kyrenia 
Cyprus (35.34 N, 33.32 E) < 5 km
19-04-2019  (Friday)
08:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
hail up to walnut-size; vegetation damaged;
https://www.gundemkibris.com/kibris/girne-de-siddetli-dolu-yagisi-h273260.html
Reference: "Girne'de şiddetli dolu yağışı!", GÜNDEM KIBRIS, 19 APR 2019

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Kyrenia / Girne  Kyrenia 
Cyprus (35.49 N, 33.33 E) < 10 km
19-04-2019  (Friday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
occurring over: water
http://www.kibrispostasi.com/c86-GIRNE/n282842-girnede-dev-hortum-19042019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=Arq4rP0jlIY
Reference: "Girne'de dev hortum", KIBRIS POSTASI, 19 APR 2019; youtube, 19 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Nur-Sultan  Nur-Sultan 
Kazakhstan (51.15 N, 71.48 E) < 20 km
19-04-2019  (Friday)
04:40 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://informburo.kz/novosti/v-karagande-iz-za-nepogody-za-sutki-proizoshlo-26-dtp-vse-dorogi-iz-goroda-zakryty.html
Reference: "В Караганде из-за непогоды за сутки произошло 26 ДТП, все дороги из города закрыты", INFORM BYURO, 19 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Ansar  Qaraghandy 
Kazakhstan (50.67 N, 72.38 E) < 50 km
19-04-2019  (Friday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://informburo.kz/novosti/v-karagande-iz-za-nepogody-za-sutki-proizoshlo-26-dtp-vse-dorogi-iz-goroda-zakryty.html
Reference: "В Караганде из-за непогоды за сутки произошло 26 ДТП, все дороги из города закрыты", INFORM BYURO, 19 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Turgyzba  Atyrau 
Kazakhstan (47.01 N, 53.87 E) < 5 km
18-04-2019  (Thursday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Damage to roof or chimney
https://ru.sputniknews.kz/incidents/20190419/9881767/veter-atyrau-region-shkola.html
Reference: "Сильный ветер сорвал кровли зданий в Атырауской области", SPUTNIK, 19 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Xamit Ergaliev  Atyrau 
Kazakhstan (47.35 N, 51.20 E) < 3 km
18-04-2019  (Thursday)
17:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Damage to roof or chimney
https://ru.sputniknews.kz/incidents/20190419/9881767/veter-atyrau-region-shkola.html
Reference: "Сильный ветер сорвал кровли зданий в Атырауской области", SPUTNIK, 19 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Sevilla, -Nervión  Andalucía 
Spain (37.38 N, 5.97 W) < 3 km
18-04-2019  (Thursday)
14:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
thickness of hail cover: 2 cm
hail prob. <2cm i.d., significant hail layer 2cm in some places
https://www.diariodesevilla.es/sevilla/Temporal-Sevilla-Jueves-Santo-centenar-incidencias_0_1346865648.html
https://www.diariodesevilla.es/2019/04/18/semana_santa/Intensa-granizada-Jueves-Santo-Sevilla_1346876095_98456567_1011x569.jpg
Reference: "Intensa granizada en el Jueves Santo en Sevilla", DIARIO DE SEVILLA, 18 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

damaging lightning

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Dereköy  Batman Province 
Turkey (38.36 N, 41.39 E) < 3 km
18-04-2019  (Thursday)
14:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Building(s) damaged
Number of people injured: 1. house damaged by lightning; a woman suffered injuries inside the house by electric shock;
https://www.haberturk.com/batman-haberleri/68443270-sasonda-bir-eve-yildirim-isabet-etti
Reference: "Sason’da bir eve yıldırım isabet etti", HABERTÜRK, 19 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

damaging lightning

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Yanköy  Antalya Province 
Turkey (37.00 N, 31.00 E) < 5 km
18-04-2019  (Thursday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Number of people injured: 1. Number of people dead: 1.
76-yr-old man killed by lightning strike while herding animals on a field. Another 63-yr-old man (brother) suffered head injuries; 4 cattle also killed;
https://www.cnnturk.com/yerel-haberler/antalya/serik/hayvan-otlatirken-yildirim-dusmesi-sonucu-oldu-979898
https://www.cnnturk.com/yerel-haberler/antalya/serik/yagmurdan-korunmak-icin-girdikleri-oyukta-uzerlerine-yildirim-dustu-980239
Reference: "Hayvan otlatırken yıldırım düşmesi sonucu öldü", CNN TÜRK, 19 APR 2019 "Yağmurdan korunmak için girdikleri oyukta üzerlerine yıldırım düştü", CNN TÜRK, 19 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Büğüş  Antalya Province 
Turkey (37.03 N, 31.01 E) < 5 km
18-04-2019  (Thursday)
12:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Crops/farmland damaged or flooded, Greenhouse(s) damaged or destroyed
https://www.haberler.com/antalya-da-ciftciyi-dolu-vurdu-11965765-haberi/
Reference: "Antalya'da Çiftçiyi Dolu Vurdu", HABERLER.com, 19 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Kallipévki  Larisa 
Greece (39.98 N, 22.47 E) < 5 km
18-04-2019  (Thursday)
12:00 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
thickness of hail cover: 3 cm
Large hail accumulation was observed nera Kallipevki, Larisa on 18-4-2019
https://ilarissa.gr/news/larissa/asprise-kallipeyki-chalazi?fbclid=IwAR0k9Y9auvFchmBRZBmPwwYa9J4D-nDIjz4z17vzDrYKyK7CpM1YECs57_M
Reference: ilarissa.gr

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Toora-Khem  Tyva 
Russian Federation (52.47 N, 96.11 E) < 5 km
18-04-2019  (Thursday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26 m/s
Reference: METAR/SYNOP; ogimet.com, 18 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Energetik  Irkutskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (56.31 N, 101.76 E) < 5 km
18-04-2019  (Thursday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.irk.ru/news/20190419/car/
Reference: "Дерево упало на машину в Братске из-за сильного ветра ", IRK.ru, 19 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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