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- occurring between 22-08-2015 00:00 and 29-08-2015 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 117
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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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heavy rain

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Jõgeva  Jõgevamaa 
Estonia (58.75 N, 26.39 E) < 1 km
29-08-2015  (Saturday)   10:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWxib_mY4_Q

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak via Loodusvaatleja [e-mail]

severe wind

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Jõgeva  Jõgevamaa 
Estonia (58.75 N, 26.39 E) < 1 km
29-08-2015  (Saturday)   10:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage, severe wind.
accompanying weather: hail >= 0.5 cm but < 2.0 in diameter, heavy rain.
size of accompanying hail: 1 cm
damage to property: A fence was bent
Thunderstorm caused strong wind gusts.
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/11903863_1016818088351658_1530333283668768892_n.jpg?oh=7de3dd93b80206d315c24ba2ac142e68&oe=56747690
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/11907220_1016818135018320_8019503178217655573_n.jpg?oh=0a68888e748eb11ef363efb2886a0ebb&oe=56637C00

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak via Loodusvaatleja [e-mail]

tornado

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Bäsna  Dalarnas Län 
Sweden (60.52 N, 15.19 E) < 3 km
27-08-2015  (Thursday)   15:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, 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
occurring over: land
intensity and characteristics: F1
the intensity rating was based on a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper), photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage.
damage to property: houses damaged
damage to crops and forests: forest areas destroyed
source: "Träd över vägen - tromb drog fram i Bäsna", DT, 27 / 28 AUG 2015;
http://www.dt.se/dalarna/borlange/trad-over-vagen-tromb-drog-fram-i-basna

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Grouw  Fryslân 
Netherlands (53.10 N, 5.83 E)
27-08-2015  (Thursday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
http://m.lc.nl/friesland/Fotos-Wateroverlast-en--pret-door-regen-21017105.html

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Lako [e-mail]

tornado

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Tunø 
over Kattegat. Region Midtjylland 
Denmark (55.90 N, 10.46 E) < 3 km
27-08-2015  (Thursday)   08:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
waterspout observed; source: "Regn- og tordenbyger var også med skypumper", TV2, 27 AUG 2015;
http://vejret.tv2.dk/2015-08-27-regn-og-tordenbyger-var-ogsaa-med-skypumper

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Churapcha  Sakha 
Russian Federation (62.00 N, 132.43 E)
27-08-2015  (Thursday)   01:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
hailstorm; large hail up to 3cm i.d.; source: witness photo report; reported by Метеодневник| Метеорология|Опасная погода в СНГ / Severe Weather Russia and GUS, 27 AUG 2015;
http://cs622524.vk.me/v622524552/43311/LVodfKrdE64.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Sevlandsvik 
near Ryvingen Island. Rogaland 
Norway (59.28 N, 5.14 E) < 1 km
25-08-2015  (Tuesday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
waterspout observed; source: "Skypumpe utenfor Karmøy ", HAUGESUNDS AVIS, 25 AUG 2015;
http://www.h-avis.no/var/nyheter/karmoy/skypumpe-utenfor-karmoy/s/5-62-101929

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Çatak  Van Province 
Turkey (38.02 N, 43.05 E)
25-08-2015  (Tuesday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: areas flooded
source: "Sağanak yağmur bu kez de Van'ın ilçelerini vurdu", KAMU GÜNDEMI, 26 AUG 2015;
http://www.kamugundemi.com/haber-59363-saganak-yagmur-bu-kez-de-vanin-ilcelerini-vurdu.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Bahçesaray  Van Province 
Turkey (38.13 N, 42.80 E)
25-08-2015  (Tuesday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: areas flooded
source: "Sağanak yağmur bu kez de Van'ın ilçelerini vurdu", KAMU GÜNDEMI, 26 AUG 2015;
http://www.kamugundemi.com/haber-59363-saganak-yagmur-bu-kez-de-vanin-ilcelerini-vurdu.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Çatbayır  Van Province 
Turkey (38.15 N, 42.73 E)
25-08-2015  (Tuesday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: areas flooded
source: "Sağanak yağmur bu kez de Van'ın ilçelerini vurdu", KAMU GÜNDEMI, 26 AUG 2015;
http://www.kamugundemi.com/haber-59363-saganak-yagmur-bu-kez-de-vanin-ilcelerini-vurdu.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Derbent 
over the Caspian Sea. Dagestan 
Russian Federation (42.08 N, 48.36 E) < 3 km
25-08-2015  (Tuesday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 15 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; source: witness photo reports; reported by Метеодневник| Метеорология|Опасная погода в СНГ / Severe Weather Russia and GUS, 25 AUG 2015;
http://cs622826.vk.me/v622826810/3bb8e/zSCo7ulOLgY.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Derbent 
over the Caspian Sea. Dagestan 
Russian Federation (42.09 N, 48.34 E) < 3 km
25-08-2015  (Tuesday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 15 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.
second waterspout observed; probably short-lived; source: witness photo reports; reported by Метеодневник| Метеорология|Опасная погода в СНГ / Severe Weather Russia and GUS, 25 AUG 2015;
http://cs622826.vk.me/v622826810/3bb85/4D_s6pVx0Do.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Sogratl' 
over the Caspian Sea. Dagestan 
Russian Federation (43.05 N, 47.50 E) < 3 km
25-08-2015  (Tuesday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

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; source: witness photo report; reported by Метеодневник| Метеорология|Опасная погода в СНГ / Severe Weather Russia and GUS, 27 AUG 2015;
http://cs622826.vk.me/v622826810/3c1d0/0Xnz2HbQKwI.jpg

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

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

tornado

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Sogratl' 
over the Caspian Sea. Dagestan 
Russian Federation (43.04 N, 47.55 E) < 3 km
25-08-2015  (Tuesday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

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.
second waterspout observed; source: witness photo report; reported by Метеодневник| Метеорология|Опасная погода в СНГ / Severe Weather Russia and GUS, 27 AUG 2015;
http://cs622826.vk.me/v622826810/3c1c8/00ApF8U48fw.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Monticiano  Toscana 
Italy (43.14 N, 11.18 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   21:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 307 mm
duration of precipitation: 18 hours
ws report; source: "Allerta Meteo LIVE: la situazione degenera in Toscana, “mostro” verso la Sicilia. Attenzione alla nottata", METEOWEB.eu, 24 AUG 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/08/allerta-meteo-toscana-sicilia-live/490178/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Monteroni d'Arbia  Toscana 
Italy (43.23 N, 11.42 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   21:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 215 mm
duration of precipitation: 18 hours
ws report; source: "Allerta Meteo LIVE: la situazione degenera in Toscana, “mostro” verso la Sicilia. Attenzione alla nottata", METEOWEB.eu, 24 AUG 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/08/allerta-meteo-toscana-sicilia-live/490178/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Castelnuovo di Val di Cecina  Toscana 
Italy (43.21 N, 10.90 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   21:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 208 mm
duration of precipitation: 18 hours
ws report; source: "Allerta Meteo LIVE: la situazione degenera in Toscana, “mostro” verso la Sicilia. Attenzione alla nottata", METEOWEB.eu, 24 AUG 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/08/allerta-meteo-toscana-sicilia-live/490178/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Prislich  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany (53.27 N, 11.62 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   19:08 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
damage to property: wall damaged
damage to crops and forests: tree downed
source: "Unwetter beschäftigt Feuerwehr im Nordosten", NORDDEUTSCHER RUNDFUNK, 25 AUG 2015; RAD;
https://www.ndr.de/nachrichten/mecklenburg-vorpommern/Unwetter-beschaeftigt-Feuerwehr-im-Nordosten,unwetter1560.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Borssum  Niedersachsen 
Germany (53.33 N, 7.23 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   18:46 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: road blocked
damage to crops and forests: tree downed
source: "Unwetter: Einsätze in Bunde und Emden ", OSTFRIESEN-ZEITUNG, 25 AUG 2015; RAD;
http://www.oz-online.de/-news/artikel/161373/Unwetter-Einsaetze-in-Bunde-und-Emden

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Bunde  Niedersachsen 
Germany (53.18 N, 7.27 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   18:34 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: car damaged
damage to crops and forests: tree downed
number of people injured: 2
car hit by falling tree; two people injured; source: "Unwetter: Einsätze in Bunde und Emden ", OSTFRIESEN-ZEITUNG, 25 AUG 2015; RAD;
http://www.oz-online.de/-news/artikel/161373/Unwetter-Einsaetze-in-Bunde-und-Emden

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Zwolle 
Nearby Stadshagen  Overijssel 
Netherlands (52.51 N, 6.09 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   17:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
A heavy downpour put the streets under water. Visibility was only a few meters.
Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyC4rc-a06U

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Leon Eikenaar (Team Art_of_thunders) [e-mail]

large hail

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Donderen  Drenthe 
Netherlands (53.10 N, 6.55 E) < 1 km
24-08-2015  (Monday)   16:36 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 5.5 cm
average hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice, spiky stones.
event duration at place of observation: 10 mins.
hailstorm; large hail up to 5.5cm i.d.;
https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/p180x540/11898685_10153230822913878_824989557168347034_n.jpg?oh=6329c58d57443dc6cd7229b2081ff735&oe=56809717
https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/11949541_10153230714168878_6168467841257728651_n.jpg?oh=2bf8bb8e2b841f425dd6f96130444b15&oe=563C608A

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: J. Pieters / update: Thilo Kühne (ESSL) [e-mail]

tornado

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Wieringerwerf  Noord Holland 
Netherlands (52.85 N, 5.03 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   15:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

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, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: land
intensity and characteristics: F2
the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage.
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain, heavy rain.
damage to property: houses damaged
damage to crops and forests: trees downed
tornado observed; houses damaged;
https://twitter.com/Ward_Weerman/status/635844234080337920
https://twitter.com/StormPlatformNL/status/635844452687474689

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Demandolx  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 
France (43.88 N, 6.54 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 39.3 mm
duration of precipitation: 2 hours
peak accumulated precipitation: 37.4 mm
duration of peak precipitation: 1 hours
convective.
source: Radome report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 AUG 2015;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens [e-mail]

severe wind

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Romorantin-Lanthenay  Région Centre 
France (47.37 N, 1.75 E)
24-08-2015  (Monday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25 m/s
damage to crops and forests: Arbres déracinés
Coup de vent
https://www.facebook.com/MobilestormLive/videos/vb.100009936455834/141782449496303/?type=2&theater

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: LC Loribac [e-mail]

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