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selected: all reports
- occurring between 17-02-2019 00:00 and 24-02-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 67
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
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  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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avalanche

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Kühtai 
Speicher Finstertal Tirol 
Austria (47.20 N, 11.02 E) < 10 km
23-02-2019  (Saturday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Number of people dead: 1.
1 person got spilled by avalanche near "Finstertalspeicher" and died.
https://tirol.orf.at/news/stories/2966322/
Reference: "Zwei Tote bei Lawinenabgängen", ORF Tirol, 23 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Ammerwald 
next to Hotel Ammerwald Tirol 
Austria (47.52 N, 10.84 E) < 3 km
23-02-2019  (Saturday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Number of people injured: 1. Number of people dead: 1.
3 avalanches spilled 6 people at Ammerwald.1 man died, 1 person with injuries.
https://tirol.orf.at/news/stories/2966322/
Reference: "Ein Toter bei Lawinenabgang im Außerfern", ORF Tirol, 23 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Milot  Lezhë 
Albania (41.68 N, 19.72 E) < 1 km
23-02-2019  (Saturday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, 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), photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, severe wind.
wind speed: 30 m/s
Number of people dead: 2.
Very strong gust wind in Milot bridge.
https://youtu.be/8LZwUVf0KYo

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Klodian Zaimi (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Elbasan  Elbasan 
Albania (41.11 N, 20.08 E) < 3 km
23-02-2019  (Saturday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
the intensity rating was based on a damage survey by a severe weather expert, a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper), photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, severe wind.
wind speed: 30 m/s
Damage of houses in Elbasan.
https://balkanweb.com/era-e-forte-shkul-catite-e-banesave-ne-qarkun-e-elbasanit/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Klodian Zaimi (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Obertraun 
Koppenpass Oberösterreich 
Austria (47.57 N, 13.72 E) < 3 km
22-02-2019  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
snow mass characteristics: a wet snow avalanche
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Avalanche came down on road "Koppenstraße". Road closed.
https://ooe.orf.at/news/stories/2966228/
Reference: "Koppenpass nach Lawinenabgang gesperrt", ORF Oberösterreich, 22 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Starý Smokovec  Prešovský kraj 
Slovak Republic (49.15 N, 20.23 E) < 10 km
22-02-2019  (Friday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Number of people dead: 1.
One person killed by avalanche. Report my Mountain Rescue Service in Slovakia.
https://www.hzs.sk/typy-aktualit/lavinova-nehoda-pod-pfinovou-kopou/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Tomas Pucik (ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Pestravka  Samarskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (52.41 N, 49.96 E) < 10 km
22-02-2019  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
http://areasam.ru/news/obshchestvo/11289-V_Samarskoy_oblasti_izza_meteli_zakryto_neskolko_avtodorog.php
Reference: "В Самарской области из-за метели закрыто несколько автодорог", TERRITORIYA SAMARA, 22 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Idakra  Samarskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (52.48 N, 49.72 E) < 10 km
22-02-2019  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
http://areasam.ru/news/obshchestvo/11289-V_Samarskoy_oblasti_izza_meteli_zakryto_neskolko_avtodorog.php
Reference: "В Самарской области из-за метели закрыто несколько автодорог", TERRITORIYA SAMARA, 22 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Padovka  Samarskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (52.47 N, 49.51 E) < 5 km
22-02-2019  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
http://areasam.ru/news/obshchestvo/11289-V_Samarskoy_oblasti_izza_meteli_zakryto_neskolko_avtodorog.php
Reference: "В Самарской области из-за метели закрыто несколько автодорог", TERRITORIYA SAMARA, 22 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Mar'yevka  Samarskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (52.56 N, 49.45 E) < 10 km
22-02-2019  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
http://areasam.ru/news/obshchestvo/11289-V_Samarskoy_oblasti_izza_meteli_zakryto_neskolko_avtodorog.php
Reference: "В Самарской области из-за метели закрыто несколько автодорог", TERRITORIYA SAMARA, 22 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Novyye Klyuchi  Samarskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (53.32 N, 51.88 E) < 10 km
22-02-2019  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
http://areasam.ru/news/obshchestvo/11289-V_Samarskoy_oblasti_izza_meteli_zakryto_neskolko_avtodorog.php
Reference: "В Самарской области из-за метели закрыто несколько автодорог", TERRITORIYA SAMARA, 22 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Bereznyaki  Samarskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (53.22 N, 51.72 E) < 10 km
22-02-2019  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
http://areasam.ru/news/obshchestvo/11289-V_Samarskoy_oblasti_izza_meteli_zakryto_neskolko_avtodorog.php
Reference: "В Самарской области из-за метели закрыто несколько автодорог", TERRITORIYA SAMARA, 22 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Pol'noye Konobeyevo  Ryazanskaya oblast 
Russian Federation (54.05 N, 41.92 E) < 20 km
21-02-2019  (Thursday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://www.ryazan.kp.ru/online/news/3394781/
Reference: "В Рязанской области из-за непогоды закрыли движение по федеральной трассе для автобусов и грузовиков", KOMSOMOL'SKAYA PRAVDA, 21 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Shaftorka  Ryazanskaya oblast 
Russian Federation (54.13 N, 42.24 E) < 20 km
21-02-2019  (Thursday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://www.ryazan.kp.ru/online/news/3394781/
Reference: "В Рязанской области из-за непогоды закрыли движение по федеральной трассе для автобусов и грузовиков", KOMSOMOL'SKAYA PRAVDA, 21 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Yambirno  Ryazanskaya oblast 
Russian Federation (54.12 N, 42.09 E) < 20 km
21-02-2019  (Thursday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://www.ryazan.kp.ru/online/news/3394781/
Reference: "В Рязанской области из-за непогоды закрыли движение по федеральной трассе для автобусов и грузовиков", KOMSOMOL'SKAYA PRAVDA, 21 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Rohuneeme  Harjumaa 
Estonia (59.56 N, 24.80 E) < 1 km
20-02-2019  (Wednesday)
15:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25.0 m/s
Strong NW wind occurred
https://www.ilmateenistus.ee/ilm/ilmavaatlused/vaatlusandmed/
Reference: Estonian Weather Service; 20 FEB 2019;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Osmussaare  Läänemaa 
Estonia (59.29 N, 23.39 E) < 1 km
20-02-2019  (Wednesday)
10:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
wind speed: 25.8 m/s
Strong NW wind occurred
http://www.ilmateenistus.ee/ilm/ilmavaatlused/vaatlusandmed/
Reference: Estonian Weather Service; 20 FEB 2019;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Makhachkala  Dagestan 
Russian Federation (42.98 N, 47.50 E) < 5 km
19-02-2019  (Tuesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
wind speed: 29 m/s
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Building(s) damaged, Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://stormnews.ru/archives/64714
Reference: "Сильный ветер и снегопад оставили более 100 населенных пунктов в Дагестане без света", stormnews.ru, 20 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Reduktornyy  Dagestan 
Russian Federation (42.97 N, 47.54 E) < 3 km
19-02-2019  (Tuesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://stormnews.ru/archives/64714
Reference: "Сильный ветер и снегопад оставили более 100 населенных пунктов в Дагестане без света", stormnews.ru, 20 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Turali   Dagestan 
Russian Federation (42.95 N, 47.56 E) < 3 km
19-02-2019  (Tuesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://stormnews.ru/archives/64714
Reference: "Сильный ветер и снегопад оставили более 100 населенных пунктов в Дагестане без света", stormnews.ru, 20 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Sulak  Dagestan 
Russian Federation (43.27 N, 47.51 E) < 5 km
19-02-2019  (Tuesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://stormnews.ru/archives/64714
Reference: "Сильный ветер и снегопад оставили более 100 населенных пунктов в Дагестане без света", stormnews.ru, 20 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Anadyr  Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug 
Russian Federation (64.73 N, 177.49 E) < 5 km
19-02-2019  (Tuesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 28 m/s
Reference: ws report, reported v. ogimet.com, 21 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

avalanche

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Crans Montana 
Tubang [Mt. 2826m] État du Valais / Staat Wallis 
Switzerland (46.36 N, 7.48 E) < 5 km
19-02-2019  (Tuesday)
13:15 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast
avalanche triggering: natural
path length: 0.84 km
maximum path width: 100 m
Number of people injured: 3. Number of people dead: 1.
avalanche hit group of four skier. 34-yr-old man badly injured and died in a hospital; three others injured.
http://www.spiegel.de/panorama/crans-montana-franzose-stirbt-nach-lawine-in-der-schweiz-a-1254175.html
https://www.srf.ch/news/schweiz/lawine-in-crans-montana-gehe-davon-aus-dass-es-eine-gleitschneelawine-war
https://www.srf.ch/news/regional/bern-freiburg-wallis/mindestens-vier-verletzte-polizei-zur-lawine-im-wallis-das-protokoll-zum-nachlesen
Reference: "Franzose stirbt nach Lawinenabgang in der Schweiz", DER SPIEGEL, 20 FEB 2019;-- " Lawine in Crans-Montana - «Gehe davon aus, dass es eine Gleitschneelawine war» ", Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF), 19 FEB 2019;- " Mindestens vier Verletzte - Polizei zur Lawine im Wallis – das Protokoll zum Nachlesen ", Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF), 19 FEB 2019;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

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Boz-Uchuk  Yssykköl 
Kyrgyzstan (42.51 N, 78.81 E) < 5 km
19-02-2019  (Tuesday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Number of people dead: 1.
33-yr-old woman (Belgian tourist) killed by an avalanche in a remote mountainous area in Ak-Suu County of Yssykköl province; Three skier camped in Boz-Uchuk valley since 16 Feb 2019 skiing in mountain areas without any local guide. The woman triggered an avalanche on 19 Feb, got spilled and killed.
https://24.kg/proisshestvija/109691_naissyik-kule_lavina_nakryila_turistov_pogibla_grajdanka_belgii/
Reference: " На Иссык-Куле лавина накрыла туристов. Погибла гражданка Бельгии ", 24.kg, 20 FEB 2019; "Vrouw (33) uit Edegem omgekomen in lawine in Kirgizië", MEDIALAAN, 20 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

avalanche

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Wegscheid 
Brauneck [Mt. 1555m] Bayern 
Germany (47.66 N, 11.51 E) < 3 km
19-02-2019  (Tuesday)
05:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
path length: 0.1 km
maximum path width: 60 m
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://www.merkur.de/lokales/bad-toelz/lenggries-ort28977/lenggries-am-brauneck-lawine-geht-auf-skipiste-ab-trotz-niedriger-lawinenwarnstufe-11781256.html
Reference: "Am Brauneck: Lawine geht auf Skipiste ab - trotz niedriger Lawinenwarnstufe", MERKUR, 19/20 FEB 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

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