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selected: all reports
- occurring between 17-06-2018 00:00 and 24-06-2018 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 357
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)

large hail

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L'gov  Kurskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (51.69 N, 35.28 E) < 1 km
23-06-2018  (Saturday)   15:00 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: 5 cm
hailstorm; large hail ~5cm i.d. (photo); source: Фобос. Катаклизмы и катастрофы природы. (v. VKontakte), 23 JUN 2018; BLITZ;
https://pp.userapi.com/c834202/v834202559/130873/qmSK-MMUrNY.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Bryansk  Bryanskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (53.29 N, 34.38 E) < 3 km
23-06-2018  (Saturday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

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 2cm i.d. (photo); source: Фобос. Катаклизмы и катастрофы природы. (v. VKontakte), 23 JUN 2018; BLITZ;
https://pp.userapi.com/c846021/v846021398/816d3/jv3ix90NLsw.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Anapa  Krasnodarskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (44.89 N, 37.30 E) < 3 km
23-06-2018  (Saturday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
waterspout observed; source: Фобос. Катаклизмы и катастрофы природы. (v. VKontakte), 23 JUN 2018; BLITZ;
https://pp.userapi.com/c846522/v846522098/87463/hVzzx2kd08Y.jpg
https://pp.userapi.com/c845124/v845124673/87b72/gtgIL78psmo.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Shadrinsk  Kurganskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (56.08 N, 63.64 E) < 3 km
23-06-2018  (Saturday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

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 ~2cm i.d. (photo); source: Фобос. Катаклизмы и катастрофы природы. (v. VKontakte), 23 JUN 2018; BLITZ;
https://pp.userapi.com/c844618/v844618083/8a4ec/5nI_3Yydx40.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Stankiškiai 
Lithuania (55.38 N, 21.24 E) < 1 km
23-06-2018  (Saturday)   06:50 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: landwater
Suction vortices were observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 5 mins.
The tornado was first observed over land then shortly moved over Gulf of Kniaupas (part of Curonian lagoon). According to eye-witness no damage was observed. Tornado moved from SW to NE
https://www.facebook.com/OraiIrKlimatasLietuvoje/videos/1748446785244058/
https://www.tv3.lt/naujiena/lietuva/964460/lietuvoje-prauze-viesulas-pirma-karta-siais-metais

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Lukas Sudvajus. Orai ir klimatas Lietuvoje [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Geoagiu de Sus  Alba county 
Romania (46.25 N, 23.60 E)
22-06-2018  (Friday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 82.0 mm
duration of precipitation: 12 hours

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Sipos Zoltan [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Topliţa  Harghita county 
Romania (46.92 N, 25.33 E)
22-06-2018  (Friday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 78.8 mm
duration of precipitation: 12 hours

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Sipos Zoltan [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Bărăbanţ  Alba county 
Romania (46.10 N, 23.58 E)
22-06-2018  (Friday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 75.5 mm
duration of precipitation: 12 hours

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Sipos Zoltan [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Blaj  Alba county 
Romania (46.18 N, 23.92 E)
22-06-2018  (Friday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 69.9 mm
duration of precipitation: 12 hours

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Sipos Zoltan [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Sebeş  Alba county 
Romania (45.72 N, 25.03 E)
22-06-2018  (Friday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 63.0 mm
duration of precipitation: 12 hours

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Sipos Zoltan [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Bălăuşeri  Mures county 
Romania (46.40 N, 24.68 E)
22-06-2018  (Friday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 58.7 mm
duration of precipitation: 12 hours

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Sipos Zoltan [e-mail]

tornado

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Jepua 
Approximately 1-2 km east of Jepua Länsi-Suomen lääni 
Finland (63.40 N, 22.62 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   15:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: land
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 5 mins.
Likely mesocyclone occurred east of Jepua in the evening; the whole system was rotating; a funnel cloud was observed by a storm chaser; source: witness photo and video report v Facebook; 23 JUN 2018;
https://s22.postimg.cc/oktfm0dg1/Funnel_cloud.jpg
https://s22.postimg.cc/ar52wz801/Cloud_system.jpg
https://s22.postimg.cc/jyxbdk4qp/Radar_image.jpg

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Salgrund  Kaskinen 
Finland (62.31 N, 21.11 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   14:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 33.5 m/s
Very strong wind gust was measured; data: Finnish Meteorological Institute; 22 JUN 2018;
http://meteo.fi/extreme/
https://s22.postimg.cc/sjyga1hf5/Wind_data22.06.png

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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Galaţi   Județul Galaţi 
Romania (45.45 N, 28.05 E) < 10 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: land
tornado obsevred; non-mesocyclonic; source: Фобос. Катаклизмы и катастрофы природы. (v. VKontakte), 22 JUN 2018; BLITZ;
https://pp.userapi.com/c849216/v849216933/1029d/T737RMP-W5w.jpg
https://pp.userapi.com/c834304/v834304408/bce74/1P66r9cFxfQ.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Rogojel  Cluj 
Romania (46.78 N, 22.85 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones, stones with rings.
Hail with dimeter estimated at 2 cm (the original description mentioned quail egg size hail). Damages to crops around Rogojelu (judetul Cluj).
https://www.antena3.ro/actualitate/locale/imaginile-prapadului-la-cluj-culturi-intregi-au-fost-distruse-de-o-ploaie-cu-gheata-video-474997.html
https://ziarulclujean.ro/grindina-a-facut-prapad-in-localitatea-rogojel-din-judetul-cluj/

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bogdan Antonescu (ESSL executive board) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Helsinki  Etelä-Suomen lääni 
Finland (60.18 N, 24.93 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   12:35 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
the intensity rating was based on a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper).
Strong wind caused damage; large scaffholding was blown over; no one was hurt in this accident; source: "Rakennustelineet rojahtivat katuun Helsingissä - kaksi henkilöautoa jäi alle"; Italalehti; 22 JUN 2018;
https://www.iltalehti.fi/kotimaa/201806222201031347_u0.shtml
https://img.ilcdn.fi/JlwCcXAg7VIHBB_KPZS9aa7L7mE=/full-fit-in/1024x/img-s3.ilcdn.fi/420e5dbeaada0061423b090c7257fa77eb49032094eedc4b4182fa228cd6609f.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Juuru  Raplamaa 
Estonia (59.06 N, 24.95 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   11:50 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
Strong winds disrupted daily life; power cut off and water gone; source: witness report v Facebook; 22 JUN 2018;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Tamsalu  Lääne-Virumaa 
Estonia (59.16 N, 26.11 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   11:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: Damaged greenhouse
Strong wind caused damage to a greenhouse; source: witness report v Facebook; 22 JUN 2018;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Vääna  Harjumaa 
Estonia (59.39 N, 24.40 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   11:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, severe wind.
damage to property: Damaged garage door
Strong winds tore off a garage door; source: witness photo report v Facebook; 22 JUN 2018;
https://s22.postimg.cc/9iy7897n5/garage_door.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Kylma-Pihlava  Rauma 
Finland (61.14 N, 21.30 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   11:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 27.5 m/s
Strong wind gust was measured in the afteroon; data: Finnish Meteorological Institute; 22 JUN 2018;
https://s22.postimg.cc/sjyga1hf5/Wind_data22.06.png
http://ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/suomen-havainnot/asema?parameter=wind&station=101061

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Strommingsbaden  Malax 
Finland (62.97 N, 20.73 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   11:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 27.5 m/s
Strong wind gust was measured in the afteroon; data: Finnish Meteorological Institute; 22 JUN 2018;
http://meteo.fi/extreme/
https://s22.postimg.cc/sjyga1hf5/Wind_data22.06.png
http://ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/suomen-havainnot/asema?parameter=wind&station=101481

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Tallinn  Harjumaa 
Estonia (59.43 N, 24.73 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
the intensity rating was based on a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper), severe wind.
damage to property: Broken windows
Strong wind caused damage; one tree fell against the house; some windows were broken; source: "Pildid: Tallinnas kukkus puu elumajja"; Postimees; 22 JUN 2018;
https://tallinn.postimees.ee/4508434/pildid-tallinnas-kukkus-puu-elumajja

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Oore  Pärnumaa 
Estonia (58.46 N, 24.77 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to crops and forests: Downed trees
Strong wind caused damage; downed trees; road blocked; source: "Tugev tuul on põhjustanud päästjatele hulga väljasõite"; Pärnu Postimees; 22 JUN 2018;
https://parnu.postimees.ee/4508462/tugev-tuul-on-pohjustanud-paastjatele-hulga-valjasoite?gallery=

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Isokari  Kustavi 
Finland (60.73 N, 21.00 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25.4 m/s
Strong wind gust was measured in the afteroon; data: Finnish Meteorological Institute; 22 JUN 2018;
http://meteo.fi/extreme/
https://s22.postimg.cc/sjyga1hf5/Wind_data22.06.png

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Naissaare  Harjumaa 
Estonia (59.56 N, 24.53 E) < 1 km
22-06-2018  (Friday)   10:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25.5 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 17.4 m/s
direction of movement: SW-NE
A strong wind gust was measured; data: Estonian Weather Service
http://www.ilmateenistus.ee/ilm/ilmavaatlused/vaatlusandmed/tuul/?lang=en

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

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