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Selected data from the database

selected: all reports
- occurring between 12-05-2022 00:00 and 19-05-2022 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 670
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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Karotí  Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (41.41 N, 26.43 E) < 3 km
18-05-2022  (Wednesday)
13:25 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website
precipitation: 27.6 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.5 hours
Reference: PWS IKAROT7 report; reported v. wunderground.com, 18 MAY 2022

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Trípolis  Arcadia 
Greece (37.51 N, 22.38 E) < 1 km
18-05-2022  (Wednesday)
13:20 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 3.5 cm
Large hail was observed near Tripoli on 18-05-2022.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10227348775087817&set=p.10227348775087817&type=3
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https://www.facebook.com/koutsoulis.dimitris/posts/10227348562322498
Reference: Koutsoulis Dimitris and Matoula Toutouna via Facebook

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Karabaş  Kocaeli Province 
Turkey (40.76 N, 29.93 E) < 1 km
18-05-2022  (Wednesday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney, Car(s) damaged (unspecified)
https://demokratkocaeli.com/haber/10358608/facianin-kiyisindan-dondu-ruzgar-bacayi-ucurdu
https://static.daktilo.com/sites/1009/uploads/2022/05/18/attachment-564541-0-23233b7ce58360582cb46abf63a704fb-1652886071.jpg
Reference: "Facianın kıyısından döndü, rüzgar bacayı uçurdu", DEMOKRAT KOCAELI, 18 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Beylikdüzü  İstanbul Province 
Turkey (40.99 N, 28.65 E) < 3 km
18-05-2022  (Wednesday)
12:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney
https://www.hurriyet.com.tr/gundem/beylikduzunde-siddetli-ruzgar-nedeniyle-10-katli-apartmanin-2-balkonu-coktu-42065456
Reference: "Beylikdüzü'nde şiddetli rüzgar nedeniyle 10 katlı apartmanın 2 balkonu çöktü", HÜRRIYET, 18 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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İnegöl  Bursa 
Turkey (40.07 N, 29.50 E) < 3 km
18-05-2022  (Wednesday)
12:30 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
Impacts: Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Number of people injured: 1. 38-yr-old woman injured by falling tree while working with children (kindergarten).
https://www.milliyet.com.tr/gundem/bursada-ruzgar-nedeniyle-okul-girisinde-agac-devrildi-1-kadin-yaralandi-6757070
Reference: "Bursa'da rüzgar nedeniyle okul girişinde ağaç devrildi! 1 kadın yaralandı", MILLIYET, 18 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Xánthi  Xánthi 
Greece (41.14 N, 24.88 E) < 1 km
18-05-2022  (Wednesday)
12:22 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 2.5 cm
thickness of hail cover: 4 cm
Impacts: Tree(s) damaged
Large accumulation of large hail was reported in Xanthi on 18-05-2022
https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=10220525746760134&set=pcb.7263820377022010
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https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10226922039028092&set=gm.7263535907050457
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https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10224485769245734&set=p.10224485769245734&type=3
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https://www.facebook.com/1427031711/videos/pcb.7263820377022010/505253008056764
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https://www.facebook.com/groups/KairikaNeaThrakis/posts/7263703257033722/
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https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=10220525747200145&set=pcb.7263820377022010
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https://www.facebook.com/1427031711/videos/pcb.7263820377022010/699431824694172
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https://www.facebook.com/angelos.karaisaridis/posts/10220525684158569
Reference: Angelos Karaisarides, Marinos Varvatos and Cristie Tianna via Facebook

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Makarska  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.29 N, 17.02 E) < 3 km
18-05-2022  (Wednesday)
05:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 30 m/s
Weather station recorded a wind gust of 30 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=14454&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=18&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 18 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

damaging lightning

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Farmleigh  Co. Waterford 
Ireland (52.24 N, 7.06 W) < 1 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
20:53 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a newspaper report
estimated peak current: 72 kA
polarity: positive
Impacts: Building(s) damaged
https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/waterford-house-struck-lightning-homeowners-26999889
Reference: "Waterford house struck by lightning as homeowners have lucky escape after freak incident", IRISH MIRROR, 18 MAY 2022; kachelmannwetter.com, 18 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Torremaggiore  Puglia 
Italy (41.66 N, 15.26 E)
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
17:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12612_1652813853.8237.jpg
https://fb.watch/d3GqL1A_vt/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Kaçanik  Kaçanik 
Kosovo (42.23 N, 21.26 E) < 3 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
17:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Flooded streets were reported after passage of a thunderstorm. Time was based on Blitzortung lightning detection system.
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoBallkan/posts/pfbid02k8Bj4wzWssJK68fgxhicTMN4MS6mwz4juuyHfXkq5cn7rzCct4ePJCjqYjyaTHuSl
Reference: Eyewitness report via Meteo Ballkan (on Facebook), 17 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Biqec  Kaçanik 
Kosovo (42.25 N, 21.22 E) < 3 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
16:40 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Downed tree(s) were reported after passage of a thunderstorm. Time was based on Blitzortung lightning detection system.
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoBallkan/posts/pfbid0s4qvwQbjCyn4gqXyxaAU1GiqSBHFQL5F8CyPcPxB53Nc2BB8x2wAKDoiZdvJ67zVl
Reference: Eyewitness report via Meteo Ballkan (on Facebook), 17 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Casalnuovo Monterotaro  Puglia 
Italy (41.62 N, 15.11 E)
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
16:15 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Probabilmente più grossa // Likely larger
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12609_1652811605.8345.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2097499030514550/permalink/3141519916112451/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Vairano Patenora  Campania 
Italy (41.34 N, 14.13 E)
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
16:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Number of people injured: 2. Una coppia ha subito lividi da impatto con chicchi di grandine. Età e circostanze sconosciute // A couple got some bruises from impact with hailstones. Age and circumstances unknown
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12613_1652821671.6279.jpg
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12613_1652821671.6423.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/100003525231654/posts/pfbid02SGKwjQh5TEtMbAUbPncnWkdVjWUtkoQcQzKHtH7MUm4NhcSGixW6kNJqtqf52vj4l/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Priboj  Zlatiborski upravni okrug 
Serbia (43.58 N, 19.53 E) < 3 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
16:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Flooded streets were reported after passage of a thunderstorm. Time was based on Blitzortung lightning detection system.
https://pink.rs/drustvo/402575/automobili-zaplovili-ulicama-posle-nevremena-'imam-jeftino-gliser-na-prodaju-javite-se-u-dm'
Reference: "Automobili zaplovili ulicama posle nevremena! 'Imam jeftino gliser na prodaju, javite se u DM!'", pink.rs, 17 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

damaging lightning

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Bela Zemlja  Zlatiborski okrug 
Serbia (43.81 N, 19.80 E) < 3 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
15:45 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
A lightning struck a residential building causing roof fire and damage. Time was based on Blitzortung lightning detection system.
https://www.blic.rs/vesti/hronika/vikendica-planula-od-udara-groma-uzicki-vatrogasci-pokusavaju-da-obuzdaju-plamen/sb3e841?ref=fbblic&fbclid=IwAR2VUxrZ_f9MfQTh3UW-8FHmQ1zmiMHzKBzP3lf0C5JD8-UGyRtw7vg4tsU
https://ocdn.eu/pulscms-transforms/1/ZKjk9kpTURBXy9hNjkzNGM1MjZhNzY3MzY5YjFiNzgwYTg4MDIzOWY5MC5qcGeRkwLNAxYAgaEwBQ
Reference: "VIKENDICA PLANULA OD UDARA GROMA Užički vatrogasci pokušavaju da obuzdaju plamen", blic.rs, 17 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Venafro  Molise 
Italy (41.48 N, 14.04 E) < 3 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
15:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 5 cm
thickness of hail cover: 10 cm
Impacts: Car(s) damaged (unspecified)
https://quotidianomolise.com/grandinata-a-raffica-vicino-venafro-auto-danneggiate-ferme-sotto-il-cavalcavia/
https://www.facebook.com/meteoisernia/posts/pfbid0Qb2GZHm9YiCrWEcDDZ9jrXcxE8UFRLvjyoio2DkcBWAnf1Wiuod3bYiqUNLgXd4Wl

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Alessio Canessa

large hail

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Rocchetta a Volturno  Molise 
Italy (41.63 N, 14.09 E) < 5 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
15:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 5.5 cm
https://www.molisenetwork.net/2022/05/17/grandine-allagamenti-disastri-volturno/
https://www.facebook.com/meteoisernia/posts/pfbid02CwEHjCChCnEYcqUsqN5X8bC7rs1sCkr1THZKNV9Kwh9vRmSPFwbm6eqNSwkXCh1jl
https://www.facebook.com/meteoisernia/posts/pfbid0oiEQnFfLrPK1JwS5wTZueGv5T8XpDb5FJavkrvi6oNPE2DqYvsZ2uSKB8s9ChSLYl
https://www.facebook.com/meteoisernia/posts/pfbid0Qb2GZHm9YiCrWEcDDZ9jrXcxE8UFRLvjyoio2DkcBWAnf1Wiuod3bYiqUNLgXd4Wl

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Alessio Canessa

large hail

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Rocchetta a Volturno  Molise 
Italy (41.61 N, 14.11 E)
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 6 cm
thickness of hail cover: 3.00 cm
event duration at place of observation: 5 minutes
Gravi danni alle coltivazioni, macchine danneggiate // Damage to crops and cars
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12615_1652903939.1253.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/341179759404731/posts/pfbid02CwEHjCChCnEYcqUsqN5X8bC7rs1sCkr1THZKNV9Kwh9vRmSPFwbm6eqNSwkXCh1jl/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Borek  Pardubický kraj 
Czech Republic (50.13 N, 15.86 E) < 3 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
14:55 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
occurring over: land
intensity and other characteristics: F0 the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage.
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
Probable contact with the ground based on videos and photos. Video shows ground contact.
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=5856883151004936&set=gm.2289626741177510
https://www.facebook.com/meteoroven.cz/videos/565733081615073
https://www.facebook.com/meteoroven.cz/videos/699913307971525
https://www.facebook.com/groups/911263342347197/posts/2289699931170191/
Reference:

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Michálek / Thilo Kühne (ESSL)

heavy rain

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Donji Lug  Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine 
Bosnia and Herzegovina (44.48 N, 18.09 E) < 1 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
14:04 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 36.58 mm
duration of precipitation: 1 hours
PWS recorded a rain amount of 36.58mm in 60 minutes.
https://www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/IZAVID18
Reference: "Donji Lug - IZAVID18", Wunderground, date of access: 17 MAY 2022.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Maglaj  Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine 
Bosnia and Herzegovina (44.55 N, 18.10 E) < 5 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Local floodings were reported after passage of a thunderstorm. Time was based on Blitzortung lightning detection system.
https://www.facebook.com/alen.c.jusufovic/posts/pfbid031VtLEVmFB4MhaBh4HvGUm41E696dqjQMn2R52cbPAEeRdmLLhv557WBEWQVpK6Ycl
https://avaz.ba/vijesti/bih/743226/veliko-nevrijeme-zatvoren-sjeverni-ulaz-u-maglaj?fbclid=IwAR0U3fm5n0VH2AXP8RUbqou2iQglIrkDlQWUYrkOyKyWfi6aUiREk0t2v1I
https://avaz.ba/media/2022/05/17/1805622/thumbs/873x400.jpg
Reference: Eyewitness report via Alen Jusufović Weather Forecaster (on Facebook), 17 MAY 2022. "Veliko nevrijeme: Zatvoren sjeverni ulaz u Maglaj", Dnevni Avaz, 17 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Brankovići  Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine 
Bosnia and Herzegovina (44.48 N, 18.07 E) < 5 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
13:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
Local floodings were reported after passage of a thunderstorm. Time was based on Blitzortung lightning detection system.
https://www.facebook.com/bhvrijeme/posts/pfbid0Q4mg5v4UYiq3xcRBuVLDF7CorZWKUHTXDVpyJHNexmRpbErJteFzCrRYbpukiWfhl
https://www.072info.com/kolaps-pogledajte-haos-na-putu-m-17-vatrogasci-na-licu-mjesta-foto-video/
Reference: Eyewitness report via Vremenska prognoza za BiH (on Facebook), 17 MAY 2022. "KOLAPS: Pogledajte haos na putu M-17, vatrogasci na licu mjesta (FOTO/VIDEO)", 072info, 17 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Tršće  Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine 
Bosnia and Herzegovina (44.18 N, 18.13 E) < 3 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
13:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Plausible large hail up to 2 cm i.d. was reported. Time was based on Blitzortung lightning detection system.
https://www.facebook.com/radiokakanj/posts/pfbid0fFSbthXGbojatFomMBtgrgbWyTWpuToBQiTdCcLiyivb3NcQEQvi1ypicYonQAxel
https://avaz.ba/vijesti/bih/743217/veliko-nevrijeme-pogodilo-trsce?fbclid=IwAR01QSAyvO5AZuytmZU4bH_VUe9YP49mpN-dsXTNFtlARA12C1D3JgSRU84
Reference: Eyewitnesses reports via Radio Kakanj 87,9 FM (on Facebook), 17 MAY 2022. "Veliko nevrijeme pogodilo Tršće", Dnevni Avaz, 17 MAY 2022.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Pranjani  Moravički okrug 
Serbia (44.01 N, 20.21 E) < 3 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
13:40 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Impacts: Tree(s) damaged
Hazelnut-sized hail was reported. Damage to cherry trees occurred. Time was based on Blitzortung lightning detection system.
https://www.telegraf.rs/vesti/srbija/3499687-grom-pogodio-kucu-u-cacku-cela-bila-u-dimu-u-ovim-gradovima-divlja-nevreme-tutnjao-grad-velicine-lesnika?utm_source=timeline&utm_medium=najnovije&utm_campaign=timeline&utm_content=vesti
Reference: "Grom pogodio kuću u Čačku, cela bila u dimu: U ovim gradovima divlja nevreme, tutnjao grad veličine lešnika", Telegraf, 17 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Kakanj  Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine 
Bosnia and Herzegovina (44.13 N, 18.12 E) < 5 km
17-05-2022  (Tuesday)
13:35 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 3.5 cm
Plausible large hail up to 3.5 cm i.d. fell in this area during passage of a thunderstorm. Time was based on Blitzortung lightning detection system.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1146386946158664&set=p.1146386946158664&type=3
Reference: Eyewitness report (on Facebook), 17 MAY 2022.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)



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