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selected: all reports
- occurring between 18-05-2018 00:00 and 25-05-2018 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 387
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 dust devil
  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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table of all shown reports (all reports when logged in, last 25 when not logged in)

heavy rain

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s-Gravenpolder  Zeeland 
Netherlands (51.46 N, 3.91 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   20:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.pzc.nl/zeeuws-nieuws/wateroverlast-door-noodweer-in-zeeland~aa777027/

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Kloetinge  Zeeland 
Netherlands (51.50 N, 3.92 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   20:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets flooded

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Zoersel 
westmallebaan Antwerpen 
Belgium (51.27 N, 4.70 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   19:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : 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: roof on fire. bus damaged. power outage
A house was hit by lightning, there was a fire in the isolation of the roof wich could be extinguised, at the moment of the lightningstrike a bus passed the house, the bus stopped moving and it wasnt able to start the engine, possible there was damage from the lightning strike. On several adresses in the street there were problems with the power distribution.
https://www.hln.be/nieuws/binnenland/bliksem-slaat-in-op-twee-woningen-en-mogelijk-op-lijnbus~af5d37cd/

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Poederlee  Antwerpen 
Belgium (51.23 N, 4.83 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: house on fire
powersockets were blown from the wall, smoke started to fill the house soon after
https://www.gva.be/cnt/dmf20180524_03528566/dak-van-woning-staat-in-lichterlaaie-na-blikseminslag
https://www.hln.be/nieuws/binnenland/bliksem-slaat-in-op-twee-woningen-en-mogelijk-op-lijnbus~af5d37cd/

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Goes  Zeeland 
Netherlands (51.50 N, 3.89 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   18:57 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
precipitation: 40 mm
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.omroepzeeland.nl/nieuws/105962/Wateroverlast-door-hevige-regenval-in-Zeeland
https://www.pzc.nl/zeeuws-nieuws/wateroverlast-door-noodweer-in-zeeland~aa777027/

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Retie  Antwerpen 
Belgium (51.27 N, 5.07 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   18:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: power down. small fire
power was lost to a part of the township, a small fire in the cupboard was extinguised
https://www.gva.be/cnt/dmf20180524_03528566/dak-van-woning-staat-in-lichterlaaie-na-blikseminslag
https://www.hln.be/nieuws/binnenland/bliksem-slaat-in-op-twee-woningen-en-mogelijk-op-lijnbus~af5d37cd/

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Tongeren  Limburg 
Belgium (50.78 N, 5.47 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   17:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.hbvl.be/cnt/dmf20180524_03527932/wateroverlast-in-tongeren-na-zwaar-onweer

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Aalter  Oost-Vlaanderen 
Belgium (51.08 N, 3.45 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   17:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: streets flooded. train station flooded
https://www.hbvl.be/cnt/dmf20180524_03527932/wateroverlast-in-tongeren-na-zwaar-onweer

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Ruelle  Région Centre 
France (47.22 N, 2.58 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   16:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
convective.
The rain drowned rue Camille-Pelletan in Ruelle this Wednesday evening around 18:30. In a few minutes, torrents of water fell as shown in the video below, sent by Charlène Blais. The agricultural weather site announced 59mm fell on Angoulême between 19h and 20h. Houses and businesses were flooded and cars evacuated by tow trucks.
http://www.charentelibre.fr/2018/05/23/les-videos-impressionnantes-des-rues-inondees-a-ruelle,3257263.php

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Veľká Lomnica 
Poprad-Veľká Lomnica, Studený potok Prešovský kraj 
Slovak Republic (49.12 N, 20.37 E) < 3 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   16:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
precipitation: 60 mm
duration of precipitation: 2 hours
convective.
Storm with heavy rain flooded the railway near Poprad
https://www.imeteo.sk/clanok/prietrz-mracien-pri-poprade-zaplavila-trat

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Peter Minarik [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Pont-à-Celles 
highway e420 Hainaut 
Belgium (50.52 N, 4.39 E) < 10 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   16:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
large parts of highway e420 were flooded
https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20180524_03527222

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Brussels  Brussel/Bruxelles 
Belgium (50.85 N, 4.35 E) < 10 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   15:50 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets flooded
In Brussels some tunnels were flooded
https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20180524_03527222

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Steenokkerzeel 
Belgium (50.92 N, 4.52 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   15:40 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20180524_03527222

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Kortenberg 
Belgium (50.88 N, 4.53 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   15:15 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20180524_03527222

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Grötzingen  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.63 N, 9.27 E) < 3 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:45 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, an eyewitness report of the damage
heavy rain; local areas flooded; roads flooded/blocked; damage; source: UWA Wettermelder (v. Facebook), 24 MAY 2018; RAD;
https://www.facebook.com/groups/uwawettermelder/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Nandrin  Liège 
Belgium (50.50 N, 5.42 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20180524_01175080/les-orages-ont-encore-frappe-le-condroz

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Tinlot  Liège 
Belgium (50.48 N, 5.37 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20180524_01175080/les-orages-ont-encore-frappe-le-condroz

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Ouffet  Liège 
Belgium (50.43 N, 5.47 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20180524_01175080/les-orages-ont-encore-frappe-le-condroz

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Clavier  Liège 
Belgium (50.42 N, 5.37 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: streets flooded
flooding was partly by mudstreams, partly by a stream overflowing. flooding coused polution to drinkingwater.
https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20180524_01175080/les-orages-ont-encore-frappe-le-condroz

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Fontenoy  Liège 
Belgium (50.38 N, 5.30 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20180524_01175080/les-orages-ont-encore-frappe-le-condroz

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

large hail

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Laichingen  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.49 N, 9.69 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:20 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: 3 cm
hailstorm; large hail 1.5-3cm i.d., 3cm i.d. max. (photo/witness); source: UWA Wettermelder (v. Facebook), 24 MAY 2018; RAD;
https://scontent-frt3-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/33360593_1716824225032979_9105706163625787392_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=a691b246f99d7ef377df663aa8803365&oe=5B8817E4

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Charleroi 
mainly north side of the city Hainaut 
Belgium (50.42 N, 4.43 E) < 10 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets flooded
train and bus services were disrupted
https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20180524_01175065?pid=3814875

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Gosselies  Hainaut 
Belgium (50.47 N, 4.42 E)
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
due to heavy rain, the ceiling of a shop collapsed, there were also reports of flooded streets
https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20180524_01175065?pid=3814875

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Fleurus  Hainaut 
Belgium (50.48 N, 4.53 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: streets and property flooded
https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20180524_01175065?pid=3814875

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Thiméon  Hainaut 
Belgium (50.48 N, 4.42 E) < 1 km
24-05-2018  (Thursday)   14:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: streets flooded
a driver of a car had to be rescued after the car got stuck on a flooded road
https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20180524_01175065?pid=3814875

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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