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selected: all reports
- occurring between 17-05-2015 00:00 and 24-05-2015 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 218
Only the first 25 selected events are shown in the table
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tornado    severe wind    large hail    heavy rain
   funnel cloud    gustnado    dust devil
   heavy snowfall/snowstorm    ice accumulation    avalanche    damaging lightning
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Jerovec  Varaždinska 
Croatia (46.24 N, 16.11 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   07:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; local areas flooded; road flooded/closed; source: eVarazdin.hr, "FOTO: Zbog obilne kiše zatvorena cesta Ivanec - Jerovec", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.evarazdin.hr/images/poplave%20ivanec/poplave%201.jpg
http://www.evarazdin.hr/index.php/reporteri/item/7892-foto-zbog-obilne-kise-zatvorena-cesta-ivanec-jerovec

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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Lekenik  Sisačko-Moslavačka 
Croatia (45.59 N, 16.21 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

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
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flooding; local areas flooded; road flooded, bridge damaged; source: pixsell.hr, "Lekenik: Nabujali potoci Burdelj i Korovec poplavili dijelove mjesta", 23 MAY 2015;
https://www.pixsell.hr/agencija/pxl-standard-news/lekenik-nabujali-potoci-burdelj-i-korovec-poplavili-dijelove-mjesta-galerija-459973/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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Blinjski Kut  Sisačko-Moslavačka 
Croatia (45.41 N, 16.47 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   05:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: houses flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flooding; ~30 houses surrounded by water; road D224 flooded and closed for traffic in the morning hours; source I: 24sata.hr, "Nebo 'parale' munje, a obilna kiša i jak vjetar napravili štetu", 23 MAY 2015; source II: balkans.aljazeera.net, "Poplave na sjeveru Hrvatske", 23 MAY 2015; source III: hak.hr, 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.24sata.hr/image/poput-bozicne-jelke-u-samo-120-minuta-cak-2500-munja-900x600-20150520-20150523142300-b5ce65c70c08c13a0533351390c12a66.jpg
http://balkans.aljazeera.net/sites/staff.balkans.aljazeera.com/files/styles/aljazeera_article_main_image/public/poplave_hrvatsa_nikola_cutuk_pixsell_main_1.jpg?itok=BemDeN3e

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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Reka  Koprivničko-Križevačka 
Croatia (46.13 N, 16.77 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   05:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
partly convective.
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flooding; houses flooded; road D41 flooded/closed; source: GlasPodravine.hr, "Zbog poplave zatvorena cesta prema Zagrebu", 23 MAY 2015;
http://glaspodravine.hr/ctrl/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/poplava02.jpg
http://glaspodravine.hr/ctrl/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/poplava04.jpg
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http://glaspodravine.hr/2015/05/zbog-poplave-zatvorena-cesta-prema-zagrebu/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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Grdanjci  Zagrebačka 
Croatia (45.83 N, 15.65 E) < 1 km
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   04:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

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
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flash flooding; dozens of houses flooded; road flooded; interventions; source: Radio Samobor via Facebook, 23 MAY 2015;
https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/10423794_10152933454445095_8797454481915764049_n.jpg?oh=1554b231ce0c1dfd79daf187afd612ae&oe=5602A467
https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/11070979_10152933066185095_3982088160615109988_n.jpg?oh=bf7b95398a6322963727262a3caf9689&oe=55FF6C64

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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Samobor  Zagrebačka 
Croatia (45.80 N, 15.72 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   04:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

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
damage to property: bridge damaged
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flash flooding; bridge damaged/destroyed; road flooded/closed; source: Radio Samobor via Facebook, 23 MAY 2015;
https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/11350417_10152932155425095_1529257727114912465_n.jpg?oh=698113cff323a0c0ce7ca4b095e59a4e&oe=55C72FB4
https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/v/t1.0-9/11214025_10152933060675095_8249240040972011402_n.jpg?oh=edbb589cbd2654eac67ed834b71942f5&oe=560D116C

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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Pučišće  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.35 N, 16.73 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   02:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to crops and forests: damage
hailstorm during the night; significant hail-layer; source I: Crometeo.hr, "Obilne oborine i poplave u unutrašnjosti, dio Dalmacije zabijelila tuča (FOTO)", 23 MAY 2015; source II: 24sata.hr, "Nebo 'parale' munje, a obilna kiša i jak vjetar napravili štetu", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.24sata.hr/image/poput-bozicne-jelke-u-samo-120-minuta-cak-2500-munja-900x600-20150520-20150523103248-c5d6b64eab38ed2090011f20f440b2dc.jpg
http://s26.postimg.org/wcvg4k7hl/11013191_798986540215344_3309727391893080143_n.jpg
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http://www.24sata.hr/crna-kronika-news/poput-bozicne-jelke-u-samo-120-minuta-cak-2500-munja-420555
http://crometeo.hr/obilne-oborine-i-poplave-u-unutrasnjosti-dio-dalmacije-zabijelila-tuca-foto/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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Špišić-Bukovica  Virovitičko-Podravska 
Croatia (45.86 N, 17.30 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

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
partly convective.
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flash flooding; rescue interventions; source: icv.com.hr, " VATROGASCI SPAŠAVALI LJUDE I IMOVINU NA PODRUČJU ŠPIŠIĆ BUKOVICE, SUHOPOLJA, VOĆINA, SLADOJEVACA, SLATINE I NOVE BUKOVICE", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.icv.com.hr/2015/05/23/vatrogasci-spasavali-ljude-i-imovinu-na-podrucju-spisic-bukovice-suhopolja-vocina-sladojevaca-slatine-i-nove-bukovice/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Suhopolje  Virovitičko-Podravska 
Croatia (45.80 N, 17.50 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

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
partly convective.
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flash flooding; rescue interventions; source: icv.com.hr, " VATROGASCI SPAŠAVALI LJUDE I IMOVINU NA PODRUČJU ŠPIŠIĆ BUKOVICE, SUHOPOLJA, VOĆINA, SLADOJEVACA, SLATINE I NOVE BUKOVICE", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.icv.com.hr/2015/05/23/vatrogasci-spasavali-ljude-i-imovinu-na-podrucju-spisic-bukovice-suhopolja-vocina-sladojevaca-slatine-i-nove-bukovice/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Voćin  Virovitičko-Podravska 
Croatia (45.62 N, 17.55 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

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
partly convective.
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flash flooding; rescue interventions; source: icv.com.hr, " VATROGASCI SPAŠAVALI LJUDE I IMOVINU NA PODRUČJU ŠPIŠIĆ BUKOVICE, SUHOPOLJA, VOĆINA, SLADOJEVACA, SLATINE I NOVE BUKOVICE", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.icv.com.hr/2015/05/23/vatrogasci-spasavali-ljude-i-imovinu-na-podrucju-spisic-bukovice-suhopolja-vocina-sladojevaca-slatine-i-nove-bukovice/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Sladojevci  Virovitičko-Podravska 
Croatia (45.72 N, 17.66 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

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
partly convective.
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flash flooding; rescue interventions; source: icv.com.hr, " VATROGASCI SPAŠAVALI LJUDE I IMOVINU NA PODRUČJU ŠPIŠIĆ BUKOVICE, SUHOPOLJA, VOĆINA, SLADOJEVACA, SLATINE I NOVE BUKOVICE", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.icv.com.hr/2015/05/23/vatrogasci-spasavali-ljude-i-imovinu-na-podrucju-spisic-bukovice-suhopolja-vocina-sladojevaca-slatine-i-nove-bukovice/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Slatina  Virovitičko-Podravska 
Croatia (45.70 N, 17.70 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

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
partly convective.
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flash flooding; rescue interventions; source: icv.com.hr, " VATROGASCI SPAŠAVALI LJUDE I IMOVINU NA PODRUČJU ŠPIŠIĆ BUKOVICE, SUHOPOLJA, VOĆINA, SLADOJEVACA, SLATINE I NOVE BUKOVICE", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.icv.com.hr/2015/05/23/vatrogasci-spasavali-ljude-i-imovinu-na-podrucju-spisic-bukovice-suhopolja-vocina-sladojevaca-slatine-i-nove-bukovice/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Nova Bukovica  Virovitičko-Podravska 
Croatia (45.66 N, 17.77 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

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
partly convective.
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; flash flooding; rescue interventions; source: icv.com.hr, " VATROGASCI SPAŠAVALI LJUDE I IMOVINU NA PODRUČJU ŠPIŠIĆ BUKOVICE, SUHOPOLJA, VOĆINA, SLADOJEVACA, SLATINE I NOVE BUKOVICE", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.icv.com.hr/2015/05/23/vatrogasci-spasavali-ljude-i-imovinu-na-podrucju-spisic-bukovice-suhopolja-vocina-sladojevaca-slatine-i-nove-bukovice/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Varaždinske Toplice  Varaždinska 
Croatia (46.21 N, 16.42 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 6 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
damage to property: houses and basements flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; houses and basements flooded; roads flooded; damage; source: eVarazdin.hr, "Oborinske vode poplavile Varaždinske Toplice, podrumi pod vodom", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.evarazdin.hr/images/poplave%20varazdinske%20toplice/20150523_000848.jpg
http://www.evarazdin.hr/images/poplave%20varazdinske%20toplice/20150523_110552.jpg
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http://www.evarazdin.hr/index.php/reporteri/item/7891-oborinske-vode-poplavile-varazdinske-toplice-podrumi-pod-vodom

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Tuhovec  Varaždinska 
Croatia (46.20 N, 16.45 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website
damage to property: houses and basements flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; houses and basements flooded; source: eVarazdin.hr, "Oborinske vode poplavile Varaždinske Toplice, podrumi pod vodom", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.evarazdin.hr/index.php/reporteri/item/7891-oborinske-vode-poplavile-varazdinske-toplice-podrumi-pod-vodom

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Drenovec  Varaždinska 
Croatia (46.19 N, 16.48 E)
23-05-2015  (Saturday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website
damage to property: houses and basements flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; houses and basements flooded; source: eVarazdin.hr, "Oborinske vode poplavile Varaždinske Toplice, podrumi pod vodom", 23 MAY 2015;
http://www.evarazdin.hr/index.php/reporteri/item/7891-oborinske-vode-poplavile-varazdinske-toplice-podrumi-pod-vodom

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Măderat  Arad 
Romania (46.30 N, 21.72 E)
21-05-2015  (Thursday)   14:55 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: persons.
number of people dead: 1
54-yr-old man killed by lightning while he was on a field (argicultural work); source: "Tragedie în Arad. Un bărbat a murit TRĂSNIT. Fulgerul l-a lovit în picior, din cauza telefonului din buzunar", ROMÂNIA TV, 22 MAY 2015;
http://www.romaniatv.net/tragedie-in-arad-un-barbat-a-murit-trasnit-de-fulger_221869.html#ixzz3asBj4Id7

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Smalyavichy  Minskaya 
Belarus (54.03 N, 28.08 E)
21-05-2015  (Thursday)   14:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
average hail diameter: 1.5 cm
hailstorm; large hail up to 2cm i.d.; source: witness photo report; reported v. Опасная погода в СНГ (RU, UA, BY, GE, KZ) / Severe Weather Russia, 21 MAY 2015;
http://cs625524.vk.me/v625524810/3228d/AZ12CquxmDk.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) / Severe Weather Russia [e-mail]

large hail

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Minsk  Horad Minsk 
Belarus (53.90 N, 27.57 E)
21-05-2015  (Thursday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones, stones with rings, stones of clear ice, aggregates.
hailstorm; large hail up to 2cm i.d.; source: witness photo report; reported v. Опасная погода в СНГ (RU, UA, BY, GE, KZ) / Severe Weather Russia, 21 MAY 2015;
http://vk.com/severeweatherru?w=wall-11570669_3864

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) / Severe Weather Russia [e-mail]

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Navapolatsk  Vitsyebskaya 
Belarus (55.53 N, 28.65 E)
21-05-2015  (Thursday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstorm; large hail up to 2cm i.d.; source: witness photo report; reported v. Опасная погода в СНГ (RU, UA, BY, GE, KZ) / Severe Weather Russia, 21 MAY 2015;
http://vk.com/severeweatherru?w=wall-11570669_3866

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) / Severe Weather Russia [e-mail]

tornado

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Pellestrina 
Laguna Veneta Veneto 
Italy (45.27 N, 12.33 E) < 3 km
21-05-2015  (Thursday)   13:55 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
waterspout observed;
https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10409635_488944331269236_5193725789884935038_n.jpg?oh=e162281203dd7ac0fef1746368e133b7&oe=55FE6D08

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Davide / update: Thilo Kühne (ESSL) [e-mail]

large hail

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Ostrovity  Minskaya 
Belarus (53.78 N, 28.30 E)
21-05-2015  (Thursday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2.5 cm
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones, cone shape, stones of clear ice, aggregates.
large hail up to 2-2.5cm i.d.; source: witness photo report; Severe Weather Russia, 22 MAY 2015;
http://vk.com/severeweatherru?w=wall-11570669_3884

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) / Severe Weather Russia [e-mail]

severe wind

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Achinsk  Krasnoyarskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (56.25 N, 90.50 E)
21-05-2015  (Thursday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
damage to property: roofs damaged. cars damaged
damage to crops and forests: trees downed
source: Severe Weather Russia, 21 MAY 2015;
http://vk.com/severeweatherru?w=wall-11570669_3872

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) / Severe Weather Russia [e-mail]

severe wind

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Nasarovo  Krasnoyarskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (56.01 N, 90.40 E)
21-05-2015  (Thursday)   12:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: damage
source: Severe Weather Russia, 21 MAY 2015;
http://vk.com/severeweatherru?w=wall-11570669_3872

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) / Severe Weather Russia [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Beyler  Erzurum Province 
Turkey (40.35 N, 41.80 E)
21-05-2015  (Thursday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: persons.
number of people dead: 1
32-yr-old shepard killed on a field; source: "ERZURUM'DA YILDIRIM DÜŞTÜ: 1 ÖLÜ", HABER3, 21 MAY 2015;
http://www.haber3.com/erzurumda-yildirim-dustu-1-olu-3384831h.htm

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

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