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selected: all reports
- occurring between 11-03-2019 00:00 and 18-03-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 602
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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severe wind

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Tbilisi  Tbilisi 
Georgia (41.73 N, 44.79 E) < 10 km
18-03-2019  (Monday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Building(s) damaged, Damage to roof or chimney, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://sputnik-georgia.ru/weather/20190318/244704007/Silnyy-veter-v-Tbilisi-sorval-kryshi-domov-i-povalil-derevya.html
Reference: "Сильный ветер в Тбилиси сорвал крыши домов и повалил деревья", SPUTNIK, 18 MAR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Slovenský Grob  Bratislava district 
Slovak Republic (48.26 N, 17.27 E) < 1 km
18-03-2019  (Monday)
01:10 UTC 

based on information from: a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 27.0 m/s

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

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Pezinok  Bratislava district 
Slovak Republic (48.28 N, 17.27 E) < 1 km
18-03-2019  (Monday)
00:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report received by e-mail
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
Fallen trees on the road; In Slovenský Grob, near Pezinok, was measured wind gust 27,0 m/s.

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

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Modra  Bratislava district 
Slovak Republic (48.33 N, 17.32 E) < 1 km
18-03-2019  (Monday)
00:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report received by e-mail
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
Fallen trees on the road and on the car; In Slovenský Grob was measured wind gust 27,0 m/s and in Kuchyňa 17,4 m/s (both near Modra)

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

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Chorvátský Grob  Bratislava district 
Slovak Republic (48.23 N, 17.29 E) < 1 km
18-03-2019  (Monday)
00:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report received by e-mail
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
Destroyed roof; In Slovenský Grob, near Chorvátsky Grob,was measured wind gust 27,0 m/s.

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

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Bratislava  Bratislavský kraj 
Slovak Republic (48.15 N, 17.12 E) < 1 km
17-03-2019  (Sunday)
23:20 UTC 

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report received by e-mail
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26.0 m/s
a destroyed roof near a shopping centre Avion

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

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Ostrov Vrangelya  Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug 
Russian Federation (71.23 N, 177.51 W) < 10 km
17-03-2019  (Sunday)
21:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 29 m/s
Reference: WS report; SYNOP/METAR v. ogimet.com, 18 MAR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Qaanaaq  Qaasuitsup 
Greenland (77.49 N, 69.38 W) < 3 km
17-03-2019  (Sunday)
19:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 28.8 m/s
Reference: WS report; SYNOP/METAR v. ogimet.com, 18 MAR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Veurne 
Houtem Veurne West-Vlaanderen 
Belgium (51.07 N, 2.67 E) < 3 km
17-03-2019  (Sunday)
13:50 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 on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://twitter.com/bart_seys/status/1107280252156428288?s=19
https://twitter.com/bart_seys/status/1107280277078974466?s=19
https://twitter.com/Ward_Weerman/status/1107283276107075585?s=19

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Lars

heavy rain

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Bangor-is-y-coed  Wales - Clwyd 
United Kingdom (53.00 N, 2.92 W) < 3 km
17-03-2019  (Sunday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, 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
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Farmland flooded
https://twitter.com/NWPolice/status/1107220781736574982?s=19
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-47601346
https://twitter.com/BBCLookNorth/status/1107333583679733761?s=19

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Lars

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Baars  Overijssel 
Netherlands (52.81 N, 6.08 E) < 1 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
19:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed, Rail-/tram-/subway infrastructure damaged, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
tree downed, railroad blocked, catenary damaged
https://twitter.com/ProRail_VL/status/1106994930113806336?s=19
https://www.lc.nl/friesland/Boom-op-het-spoor-bussen-tussen-Steenwijk-en-Wolvega-24275088.html
Reference: prorail_vl (twitter), 16 mar 2019 Boom-op-het-spoor-bussen-tussen-Steenwijk-en-Wolvega, Leeuwarder Courant, 16 mar 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Lars

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Bussum 
Parklaan Noord-Holland 
Netherlands (52.27 N, 5.16 E) < 3 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
18:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a damage survey by a severe weather expert, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Damage to roof or chimney
https://twitter.com/brianvdberg14/status/1107230937719422977?s=19
https://twitter.com/DijkhuizenRe/status/1107186337634050048?s=19
https://twitter.com/HulpverlenerGV/status/1107010886881996801?s=19
https://112noordholland.nl/regio-s/gooi-en-vechtstreek/dak-van-appartementencomplex-bussum-los-door-harde-wind

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Lars

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Dersingham  England - Norfolk 
United Kingdom (52.85 N, 0.50 E) < 3 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
18:26 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed
Reference: The AA Traffic news (theaa.com), 16 MAR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Tjuchem 
N33 (motorway) Groningen 
Netherlands (53.28 N, 6.87 E) < 1 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
a tree fell on motorway N33, N33 partly blocked
https://www.rtvnoord.nl/nieuws/206182/N33-tijdelijk-afgesloten-door-omgewaaide-boom
Reference: N33-tijdelijk-afgesloten-door-omgewaaide-boom, RTV Noord, 16 mar 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Zoetermeer 
Rokkeveen Zuid-Holland 
Netherlands (52.04 N, 4.48 E) < 1 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
17:17 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Parts of scaffolding blown away (loose wooden boards) a road was closed
https://www.omroepwest.nl/nieuws/3812892/Vliegende-storm-blaast-bomen-om-in-onze-regio
Reference: Vliegende-storm-blaast-bomen-om-in-onze-regio, Omroep west, 16 mar 2019

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Assen  Drenthe 
Netherlands (53.00 N, 6.56 E) < 3 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
a tree (pine) was downed
https://www.rtvdrenthe.nl/nieuws/145181/Harde-wind-veroorzaakt-problemen
Reference: Harde-wind-veroorzaakt-problemen, rtv drenthe, 16 mar 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Assen  Drenthe 
Netherlands (53.00 N, 6.56 E) < 3 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
15:59 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
a tree fell on a bicycle lane
https://www.rtvdrenthe.nl/nieuws/145181/Harde-wind-veroorzaakt-problemen
Reference: Harde-wind-veroorzaakt-problemen, rtv drenthe, 16 mar 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Capelle aan den IJssel  Zuid-Holland 
Netherlands (51.93 N, 4.58 E) < 1 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
15:07 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
a tree fell against a building (damage not specified)
https://twitter.com/Politie24/status/1106938477223047170
Reference: politie24 (twitter), 16 mar 2019

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Bramhall 
A555 Airport Relief Road.  England 
United Kingdom (53.37 N, 2.17 W) < 5 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://twitter.com/socheshire/status/1106977865072029698?s=19
https://twitter.com/manctraffic/status/1106954833901293569?s=19

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Lars

heavy rain

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Wigglesworth 
Pikeber Farm England 
United Kingdom (54.00 N, 2.28 W) < 5 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Flooding of ground floor, Farmland flooded
https://twitter.com/bezberesford/status/1106939562243301381?s=19

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Lars

heavy rain

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Middleton in Teesdale  England 
United Kingdom (54.62 N, 2.08 W) < 3 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://twitter.com/CDDFRS/status/1106923620012642304?s=19
https://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2019-03-16/heavy-rainfall-results-in-localised-flooding-in-parts-of-county-durham/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Lars

heavy rain

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Bainbridge  England 
United Kingdom (54.30 N, 2.10 W) < 5 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Flooding of ground floor, Farmland flooded
https://twitter.com/StormchaserUKEU/status/1107007157109751811?s=19

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Lars

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Groningen  Groningen 
Netherlands (53.22 N, 6.57 E) < 3 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Building(s) damaged
sun blinds blown loose
http://112groningen.nl/Groningen/nieuws/35307/gevaarlijke-situatie-door-loshangde-zonnewering.html
Reference: gevaarlijke-situatie-door-loshangde-zonnewering, 112groningen.nl, 16 mar 2019

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Llanrwst  Wales 
United Kingdom (53.15 N, 3.80 W) < 10 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Building(s) damaged, Flooding of ground floor, Farmland flooded
https://twitter.com/LlanDanDisco/status/1106952201216368640?s=19
https://twitter.com/TuHwntirBont/status/1106968519520993281?s=19
https://twitter.com/ITVWales/status/1106983251372134401?s=19
https://www.itv.com/news/wales/2019-03-16/homes-and-historic-sites-hit-by-flooding-in-north-wales-as-heavy-rain-falls/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Lars

heavy rain

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Dolgellau  Wales - Gwynedd 
United Kingdom (52.75 N, 3.88 W) < 5 km
16-03-2019  (Saturday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: The AA Traffic news (theaa.com), 16 MAR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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