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- occurring between 15-05-2019 00:00 and 22-05-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 363
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Koidula  Põlvamaa 
Estonia (57.84 N, 27.59 E) < 1 km
22-05-2019  (Wednesday)
00:11 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Building(s) (almost) fully destroyed
Lightning caused damage; one house was struck by lightning
https://lounaeestlane.ee/voimas-aike-loi-oosel-sisse-koidula-piiripunkti-elektrit-ega-mobiiliuhendust-pole/
https://lounaeestlane.ee/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/koidula.jpg
Reference: "Võimas äike lõi öösel sisse Koidula piiripunkti ootealasse, elektrit ega mobiiliühendust pole"; lounaeestlane.ee; 22 MAY 2019;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Wendemark 
[A10] Brandenburg 
Germany (52.71 N, 13.15 E) < 3 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
20:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Land- or mudslide(s)
crane on a motorway construction site unsafe due to landslide;
https://www.maz-online.de/Lokales/Oberhavel/Velten/Velten-Starkregen-laesst-Keller-volllaufen
Reference: "Starkregen lässt Keller volllaufen ", MÄRKISCHE ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG, 22 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Velten  Brandenburg 
Germany (52.68 N, 13.18 E) < 5 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
20:48 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.maz-online.de/Lokales/Oberhavel/Velten/Velten-Starkregen-laesst-Keller-volllaufen
Reference: "Starkregen lässt Keller volllaufen ", MÄRKISCHE ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG, 22 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Aue  Sachsen 
Germany (50.58 N, 12.70 E) < 1 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
19:06 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://www.freiepresse.de/erzgebirge/aue/starker-gewitterregen-feuerwehr-muss-mehrfach-ausruecken-artikel10522216
Reference: "Starker Gewitterregen - Feuerwehr muss mehrfach ausrücken", FREIE PRESSE, 22 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Langenweißbach  Sachsen 
Germany (50.64 N, 12.61 E) < 3 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
18:48 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.mdr.de/sachsen/chemnitz/annaberg-aue-schwarzenberg/starkregen-ueberflutete-strassen-aue-100.html
Reference: "Straßen in Aue-Bad Schlema nach Starkregen unter Wasser", MITTELDEUTSCHER RUNDFUNK Sachsen, 22 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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n. Biała  Łódzkie 
Poland (51.30 N, 19.88 E) < 3 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
17:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: land
A tornado occurred during passage of a supercell thunderstorm. Investigation in progress.
https://www.facebook.com/LowcyBurzLodzkie/videos/330902737599925/
https://www.facebook.com/LowcyBurzLodzkie/videos/2377596929137980/
Reference: Eyewitness report via Łowcy Burz Łódzkie (on Facebook), 21 MAY 2019.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

tornado

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n. Bilcza  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.78 N, 20.65 E) < 3 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
15:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over: land
A brief tornado occurred during passage of a thunderstorm. At least three different observers confirmed touchdown and two of them saw debris and items lifted from the ground. Tornado probably passed near Bilcza and Piaseczna Górka. Investigation in progress.
https://www.facebook.com/lowcyburz/videos/2250244425227942
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Ox101_2pR5O2kQVETLYzWiiOV-5m1A4g
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1EGtyzhHsQxMBMx-qT7Lisu6CPF2FmDn0
Reference: Eyewitnesses report via Polscy Łowcy Burz Facebook fanpage (commentaries below the post), 21 MAY 2019. Eyewitness report via Polscy Łowcy Burz message box (credits: Andrzej Mroczeń)

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Saintes  Région Poitou-Charentes 
France (45.75 N, 0.63 W) < 1 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
14:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Due to heavy convective rain, roads are flooded in Saintes (based on photo)
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1432965283525209&id=178073809014369&__tn__=-R

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Langwasser  Bayern 
Germany (49.43 N, 11.10 E)
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
12:55 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a trained storm spotter
Spotter estimated the flooding to be very severe. http://meta.skywarn.de/202

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Skywarn Germany

tornado

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n. Władysławów  Mazowieckie 
Poland (52.05 N, 20.70 E) < 3 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
12:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over: land
A tornado occurred during passage of a plausible supercell. According to an eyewitness, a tornado scaterred styrofoam in a distance of a few kilometers. Investigation in progress.
https://kontakt24.tvn24.pl/traba-powietrzna-kolo-grodziska-mazowieckiego,3812158,ugc
https://www.facebook.com/SiecObserwatorowBurz/videos/1468019096674346/
Reference: "Trąba powietrzna koło Grodziska Mazowieckiego", Kontakt TVN24, 21 MAY 2019. Sieć Obserwatorów Burz (on Facebook), 21 MAY 2019.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

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

tornado

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n. Plec  Mazowieckie 
Poland (51.42 N, 20.80 E) < 5 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: land
A tornado occurred during passage of a supercell. Investigation in progress. The place was estimated in use of radar data.
https://www.facebook.com/lowcyburz/videos/442892919620690/
Reference: Eyewitness report via Polscy Łowcy Burz (on Facebook), 21 MAY 2019.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

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Kauerndorf 
[B289] Bayern 
Germany (50.11 N, 11.50 E) < 3 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
12:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Land- or mudslide(s)
https://www.infranken.de/regional/kulmbach/erdrutsch-legt-den-verkehr-auf-der-b-289-bei-kauerndorf-lahm;art312,4236692
Reference: "Schlammlawine nach Starkregen: Erdrutsch legt Verkehr in Oberfranken lahm", inFranken.de, 22 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Jarosławice  Mazowieckie 
Poland (51.42 N, 20.93 E) < 3 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
12:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: land
A tornado occurred during passage of a supercell. Investigation in progress.
https://www.facebook.com/lowcyburz/videos/824924524552990/
Reference: Eyewitness report via Polscy Łowcy Burz (on Facebook), 21 MAY 2019.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

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

tornado

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Palikije, Stasin, Ignaców, Cyganówka  Lubelskie 
Poland (51.22 N, 22.30 E) < 1 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
09:35 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, a damage survey by a severe weather expert
occurring over: land
intensity and other characteristics: F2 T4
the intensity rating was based on a damage survey by a severe weather expert, a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper), photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage.
The funnel cloud was observed.
path length: 7.5 km
direction of movement: ESE-WNW
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Telecommunication infrastructure damaged or destroyed, Damage to roof or chimney, Damage to window(s) or insulation layer(s), Roof(s) destroyed, Wall(s) (partly) collapsed, Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Car(s) dented, Tree(s) damaged, Large tree branch(es) broken, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped, Forest(s) damaged or destroyed
Number of people injured: 1. Local media reported around 120 buildings damaged by a wedge tornado. Radar data confirmed a supercellar thunderstorm in that area.
https://www.dziennikwschodni.pl/lubelskie/traba-powietrzna-w-woj-lubelskim-pozrywane-dachy-zniszczone-domy,n,1000243225.html
https://www.lublin112.pl/traba-powietrzna-uszkodzila-kilkadziesiat-budynkow-drogi-nieprzejezdne-nie-ma-tez-pradu-sa-ranni-zdjecia/
https://kurierlubelski.pl/traba-powietrzna-pod-lublinem-pozrywane-dachy-sluzby-w-akcji/ar/c1-14146831
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9FXxCsb22g
Reference: "Trąba powietrzna w woj. lubelskim. Pozrywane dachy, zniszczone domy. "To był armageddon!"", Dziennik Wschodni, 21 MAY 2019. "Trąba powietrzna uszkodziła kilkadziesiąt budynków. Drogi nieprzejezdne, nie ma też prądu, są ranni (zdjęcia)", Lublin112.pl, 21 MAY 2019. "Trąba powietrzna pod Lublinem. Pozrywane dachy, służby w akcji", Kurier Lubelski, 21 MAY 2019 "Trąba powietrzną Stasin", 21 MAY 2019.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Aichelberg  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.63 N, 9.57 E) < 5 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Basement(s) flooded
https://www.swp.de/blaulicht/goeppingen-geislingen/hochwasser-und-ueberschwemmungen-im-kreis-goeppingen-31091977.html
Reference: "Dauerregen Hochwasser und Überschwemmungen im Kreis Göppingen ", swp.de, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Albershausen  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.68 N, 9.57 E) < 5 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Basement(s) flooded
https://www.swp.de/blaulicht/goeppingen-geislingen/hochwasser-und-ueberschwemmungen-im-kreis-goeppingen-31091977.html
Reference: "Dauerregen Hochwasser und Überschwemmungen im Kreis Göppingen ", swp.de, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Bad Boll  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.65 N, 9.60 E) < 3 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Basement(s) flooded
https://www.swp.de/blaulicht/goeppingen-geislingen/hochwasser-und-ueberschwemmungen-im-kreis-goeppingen-31091977.html
Reference: "Dauerregen Hochwasser und Überschwemmungen im Kreis Göppingen ", swp.de, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Deggingen  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.60 N, 9.72 E) < 5 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Basement(s) flooded
https://www.swp.de/blaulicht/goeppingen-geislingen/hochwasser-und-ueberschwemmungen-im-kreis-goeppingen-31091977.html
Reference: "Dauerregen Hochwasser und Überschwemmungen im Kreis Göppingen ", swp.de, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Göppingen  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.70 N, 9.66 E) < 5 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Basement(s) flooded
https://www.swp.de/blaulicht/goeppingen-geislingen/hochwasser-und-ueberschwemmungen-im-kreis-goeppingen-31091977.html
Reference: "Dauerregen Hochwasser und Überschwemmungen im Kreis Göppingen ", swp.de, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Schlierbach  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.67 N, 9.52 E) < 5 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Basement(s) flooded
https://www.swp.de/blaulicht/goeppingen-geislingen/hochwasser-und-ueberschwemmungen-im-kreis-goeppingen-31091977.html
Reference: "Dauerregen Hochwasser und Überschwemmungen im Kreis Göppingen ", swp.de, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Uhingen  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.70 N, 9.58 E) < 5 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
06:20 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Basement(s) flooded
https://www.swp.de/blaulicht/goeppingen-geislingen/hochwasser-und-ueberschwemmungen-im-kreis-goeppingen-31091977.html
Reference: "Dauerregen Hochwasser und Überschwemmungen im Kreis Göppingen ", swp.de, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Eschenlohe  Bayern 
Germany (47.60 N, 11.18 E) < 20 km
21-05-2019  (Tuesday)
01:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed
railroad between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Murnau flooded and blocked/closed
https://www.augsburger-allgemeine.de/bayern/Hochwasser-Alarm-in-der-Region-Erste-Keller-laufen-voll-id54366446.html
Reference: "Hochwasser-Alarm in der Region: Erste Keller laufen voll", AUGSBURGER ALLGEMEINE, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Entraching 
[LL3] Bayern 
Germany (48.00 N, 11.04 E) < 5 km
20-05-2019  (Monday)
21:20 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://www.augsburger-allgemeine.de/landsberg/Hochwassergefahr-Erste-Keller-laufen-voll-Baeche-treten-ueber-die-Ufer-id54367256.html
Reference: "Hochwassergefahr: Erste Keller laufen voll, Bäche treten über die Ufer", AUGSBURGER ALLGEMEINE, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Gabelbachergreut  Bayern 
Germany (48.38 N, 10.53 E) < 20 km
20-05-2019  (Monday)
20:50 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed
railroad flooded between Dinkelscherben and Burgau.
https://www.augsburger-allgemeine.de/bayern/Bahnstrecke-zwischen-Augsburg-und-Ulm-nach-Sperrung-wieder-frei-id54366431.html
Reference: "Bahnstrecke zwischen Augsburg und Ulm nach Sperrung wieder frei", AUGSBURGER ALLGEMEINE, 21 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Pobzig  Sachsen-Anhalt 
Germany (51.82 N, 11.84 E) < 3 km
20-05-2019  (Monday)
20:24 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Spotter estimated the flooding to be severe. http://sprachmeldungen.skywarn.de/2950.wav
Reference: Skywarn Deutschland Spotter Report, 20 MAY 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Skywarn Deutschland

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