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selected: all reports
- occurring between 29-11-2021 00:00 and 06-12-2021 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 660
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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tornado

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Francavilla al Mare  Abruzzo 
Italy (42.41 N, 14.31 E)
06-12-2021  (Monday)
15:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
Almeno altri due funnel osservati (impossibile confermare ulteriori trombe marine)
https://www.facebook.com/giuseppe.marcello.52/videos/624710932309987

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Morciano di Leuca  (Torre Vado) Puglia 
Italy (39.83 N, 18.28 E)
06-12-2021  (Monday)
15:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12148_1638808043.7556.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1361443993901665/permalink/5123099214402772/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Crotone  Calabria 
Italy (39.08 N, 17.14 E)
06-12-2021  (Monday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
Seconda tromba marina
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12153_1638809451.1977.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/roberto.eolio/videos/1132372127500284/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Crotone  Calabria 
Italy (39.08 N, 17.13 E)
06-12-2021  (Monday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
Prima tromba marina
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12152_1638809380.5602.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/roberto.eolio/videos/1132372127500284/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Tropea  Calabria 
Italy (38.68 N, 15.90 E)
06-12-2021  (Monday)
09:15 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12146_1638807824.2179.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/tornadoinitalia/posts/1968646936650330

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Bogazkent  Antalya 
Turkey (36.76 N, 31.15 E) < 5 km
06-12-2021  (Monday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
occurring over: water
Tornado over water. One out of two events which occurred simultaneously
https://beyazgazete.com/haber/2021/12/6/antalya-da-denizde-iki-farkli-noktada-cikan-hortum-kamerada-6344927.html
Reference: "Antalya'da Denizde Iki Farkli Noktada Çikan Hortum Kamerada", BEYAZ GAZETE, 06 DEC 2021;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Bogazkent  Antalya 
Turkey (36.77 N, 31.09 E) < 5 km
06-12-2021  (Monday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
occurring over: water
Tornado over water. One out of two events which occurred simultaneously
https://beyazgazete.com/haber/2021/12/6/antalya-da-denizde-iki-farkli-noktada-cikan-hortum-kamerada-6344927.html
Reference: "Antalya'da Denizde Iki Farkli Noktada Çikan Hortum Kamerada", BEYAZ GAZETE, 06 DEC 2021;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Sankt Veit an der Glan - District  Kärnten 
Austria (46.77 N, 14.36 E) < 20 km
05-12-2021  (Sunday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Telecommunication infrastructure damaged or destroyed
Power supply blackout and many car accidents because of heavy snowfall. Before and after the event there were also freezing rain and drizzle conditions.
https://kaernten.orf.at/stories/3133107/
Reference: "Schnee: Unfälle und Stromausfälle", ORF Kärnten, 05 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Wolfsberg - District  Kärnten 
Austria (46.84 N, 14.84 E) < 20 km
05-12-2021  (Sunday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Telecommunication infrastructure damaged or destroyed
Power supply blackout and many car accidents because of heavy snowfall. Before and after the event there were also freezing rain and drizzle conditions.
https://kaernten.orf.at/stories/3133107/
Reference: "Schnee: Unfälle und Stromausfälle", ORF Kärnten, 05 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

damaging lightning

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H̱ulata  HaTzafon 
Israel (33.07 N, 35.60 E) < 5 km
05-12-2021  (Sunday)
10:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Animal(s) killed
Eight common cranes killed by lightning strike
https://www.vesty.co.il/main/article/rjno8wqfk
Reference: "Удар молнии убил перелетных птиц в парке на севере Израиля", VESTI, 05 DEC 2021;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Napoli  (Posillipo) Campania 
Italy (40.80 N, 14.20 E)
05-12-2021  (Sunday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage, a trained storm spotter
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/105882885234322/posts/122773936878550/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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İçmeler  Muğla Province 
Turkey (36.79 N, 28.22 E) < 3 km
04-12-2021  (Saturday)
20:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.hurriyet.com.tr/gundem/marmarisi-yagmur-vurdu-41954240
Reference: "Marmaris'i yağmur vurdu!", HÜRRIYET, 05 DEC 2021; SAT;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Zoagli  Liguria 
Italy (44.33 N, 9.28 E)
04-12-2021  (Saturday)
13:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12135_1638690985.5497.jpg

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

avalanche

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Tweng 
Lackenspitze [2459 m] Salzburg 
Austria (47.18 N, 13.54 E) < 1 km
04-12-2021  (Saturday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
path length: 0.6 km
average path width: 400 m
elevation of starting point: 2400 m
Number of people injured: 2. Number of people dead: 3.
Group of 11 persons on ski tour. 3 persons dead and 2 person serverly injured, after being buried by avalanche.
https://salzburg.orf.at/stories/3133052/
Reference: "Lawine in Tweng erfasst Skitourengeher: Zwei Personen tot", ORF Salzburg, 04 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Sankt Johann am Tauern 
Sonntagskogel [2229 m] Steiermark 
Austria (47.39 N, 14.51 E) < 1 km
04-12-2021  (Saturday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Number of people injured: 1. Number of people dead: 0.
1 Person injured, after being spilled by avalanche
https://steiermark.orf.at/stories/3133089/
Reference: "Tourengeher von Lawine mitgerissen", ORF Steiermark, 05 DEC 2021.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Kwisno  Pomorskie 
Poland (54.08 N, 17.12 E) < 3 km
03-12-2021  (Friday)
13:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
Heavy, wet snowfall triggered by the sea effect caused damage (downed tree on a road).
https://www.facebook.com/OSPPiaszczyna/posts/3159330977684073
Reference: OSP KSRG Piaszczyna (on Facebook), 03 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Mzdowo  Pomorskie 
Poland (54.16 N, 16.78 E) < 3 km
03-12-2021  (Friday)
13:10 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
Heavy snowfall triggered by the sea effect caused numerous damage to trees in that area. Local firefighting unit intervened at least 15 times in that area, including listed village. Time was based on IMGW-PIB radar data.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=5370323576327675&id=1136247683068640
Reference: Polanów 998 (on Facebook), 03 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Krąg  Pomorskie 
Poland (54.21 N, 16.70 E) < 3 km
03-12-2021  (Friday)
13:10 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
Heavy snowfall triggered by the sea effect caused numerous damage to trees in that area. Local firefighting unit intervened at least 15 times in that area, including listed village. Time was based on IMGW-PIB radar data.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=5370323576327675&id=1136247683068640
Reference: Polanów 998 (on Facebook), 03 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

heavy rain

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Anacapri  Campania 
Italy (40.55 N, 14.23 E)
03-12-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage, a trained storm spotter
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/858427844278444/permalink/4583498925104632/
https://www.ilmattino.it/napoli/cronaca/enorme_masso_frana_sulla_provinciale_capri_anacapri-6361528.html

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Wielin  Zachodniopomorskie 
Poland (54.16 N, 16.73 E) < 3 km
03-12-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
Heavy snowfall triggered by the sea effect caused numerous damage to trees in that area. Local firefighting unit intervened at least 15 times in that area, including listed village. Time was based on IMGW-PIB radar data.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=5370323576327675&id=1136247683068640
Reference: Polanów 998 (on Facebook), 03 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Chorowo  Pomorskie 
Poland (54.21 N, 16.80 E) < 3 km
03-12-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
Heavy snowfall triggered by the sea effect caused damage (a downed tree blocked a road). Time was based on IMGW-PIB radar data.
https://www.facebook.com/ospbiesowice/posts/4737527936336283
Reference: Ochotnicza Straż Pożarna Biesowice (on Facebook), 03 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Polanów  Zachodniopomorskie 
Poland (54.12 N, 16.69 E) < 10 km
03-12-2021  (Friday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed
Heavy snowfall triggered by the sea effect caused power outages in that area.
https://prk24.pl/57258589/pierwszy-powazny-atak-zimy-w-regionie-zdjecia
Reference: "Pierwszy poważny atak zimy w regionie [ZDJĘCIA]", Polskie Radio Koszalin, 03 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Rzeczyca Wielka  Zachodniopomorskie 
Poland (54.12 N, 16.74 E) < 3 km
03-12-2021  (Friday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
Heavy snowfall triggered by the sea effect caused numerous damage to trees in that area. Local firefighting unit intervened at least 15 times in that area, including listed village. Time was based on IMGW-PIB radar data.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=5370323576327675&id=1136247683068640
Reference: Polanów 998 (on Facebook), 03 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Rzeczyca Mała  Zachodniopomorskie 
Poland (54.10 N, 16.78 E) < 3 km
03-12-2021  (Friday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
Heavy snowfall triggered by the sea effect caused numerous damage to trees in that area. Local firefighting unit intervened at least 15 times in that area, including listed village. Time was based on IMGW-PIB radar data.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=5370323576327675&id=1136247683068640
Reference: Polanów 998 (on Facebook), 03 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Kawcze  Pomorskie 
Poland (54.06 N, 16.88 E) < 3 km
03-12-2021  (Friday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
Heavy snowfall triggered by the sea effect caused damage (downed trees and large tree branches).
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1963748440472315&id=1091202907726877
Reference: Ochotnicza Straż Pożarna w Kamnicy (on Facebook), 03 DEC 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)



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