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- occurring between 17-05-2017 00:00 and 24-05-2017 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 355
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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large hail

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Kistokaj  Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén 
Hungary (48.05 N, 20.85 E)
24-05-2017  (Wednesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
average hail diameter: 1 cm
hailstorm; large hail 1-2cm i.d.; source: witness photo report; reported v. Idökép, 24 MAY 2017; photo; BLITZ;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Törtel  Pest 
Hungary (47.12 N, 19.93 E)
24-05-2017  (Wednesday)   10:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
average hail diameter: 1 cm
hailstorm; hail 1-2cm i.d.; plausible; source: witness photo report; reported v. Idökép, 24 MAY 2017; photo; BLITZ;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

large hail

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Jászboldogháza  Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok 
Hungary (47.37 N, 20.00 E)
24-05-2017  (Wednesday)   10:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstorm; large hail up to 2cm i.d.; source: witness photo report; reported v. Idökép, 24 MAY 2017; BLITZ;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Stepnoye - Stepove  Avtonomna Respublika Krym 
Ukraine (45.12 N, 35.37 E) < 1 km
24-05-2017  (Wednesday)   09:45 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over: land
intensity and characteristics: F0 the intensity rating was based on an eyewitness report of the damage.
The funnel cloud was observed.
tornado observed; brief touchdown; source: witness report; pers.comm. Igor Azhigov, 24 MAY 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Beskaynar  Almaty 
Kazakhstan (43.22 N, 77.09 E) < 3 km
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
heavy rain; areas flooded; landslides; road blocked; houses flooded; damage; source: "Из-за дождей в Алматинской области затопило более 20 домов и сошло 18 оползней", ДЧС Алматинской област, 24 MAY 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Besagash  Almaty 
Kazakhstan (43.29 N, 77.06 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
heavy rain; areas flooded; landslides; road blocked; houses flooded; damage; source: "Из-за дождей в Алматинской области затопило более 20 домов и сошло 18 оползней", ДЧС Алматинской област, 24 MAY 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Talgar  Almaty 
Kazakhstan (43.30 N, 77.23 E) < 10 km
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
heavy rain; areas flooded; landslides; road blocked; houses flooded; damage; source: "Из-за дождей в Алматинской области затопило более 20 домов и сошло 18 оползней", ДЧС Алматинской област, 24 MAY 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Berlin (Treptow-Köpenick) / Adlershof  Berlin 
Germany (52.44 N, 13.55 E) < 1 km
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   18:25 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
intensity and characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 13 m/s
convective.

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gatzen [e-mail]

severe wind

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Berlin (Steglitz-Zehlendorf) / Wannsee  Berlin 
Germany (52.42 N, 13.15 E) < 3 km
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   17:55 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
intensity and characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 7 m/s
convective.
source: WS report; reported v. MeteoGroup station

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gatzen [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Lekenik  Sisačko-Moslavačka 
Croatia (45.59 N, 16.21 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   17:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: one object partly burned
lightning strike caused fire; object partly burned; fire department intervention; source: sisak.info, "Grom izazvao požar u Lekeniku", 24 MAY 2017;
http://www.sisak.info/grom-izazvao-pozar-u-lekeniku/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Nova Gradiška  Brodsko-Posavska 
Croatia (45.26 N, 17.38 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   16:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
precipitation: 32.6 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.5 hours
convective.
heavy rain; AWS Nova Gradiška reported 32.6 mm in 30 minutes; local areas in and around city reported flooding, streets flooded; source I: Pljusak.com, 23 MAY 2017; source II: radiong.hr, "Šire novogradiško područje pogodilo veliko nevrijeme praćeno tučom / FOTO – VIDEO", 23 MAY 2017;
http://radiong.hr/v2/sire-novogradisko-podrucje-pogodilo-veliko-nevrijeme-praceno-tucom/nggallery/page/4

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Beograd 
Petlovo Brdo 
Serbia and/incl. Kosovo (0.00 N, 0.00 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   16:00 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://s24.postimg.org/8luj70uqt/Screenshot_2017-05-24-21-28-24.png

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Andreja Marković [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Vidovci  Požeško-Slavonska 
Croatia (45.33 N, 17.71 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

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
convective.
heavy rain; flash flooding reported; local areas flooded; fire Department interventions; source: pozega.eu, "Mještani Vranduka i Vidovaca u borbi s vodenim bujicama: “Za samo pet minuta dvorišta su već bila pod vodom”", 23 MAY 2017;
http://pozega.eu/mjestani-vranduka-vidovaca-borbi-s-vodenim-bujicama-pet-minuta-dvorista-vec-bila-pod-vodom-fotogalerija/#.WSR004U4DOE.facebook

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Péteri  Pest 
Hungary (47.38 N, 19.42 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstorm; large hail 2cm i.d.; source: witness photo report; reported v. Idökép, 23 MAY 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Ivan-Dol  Požeško-Slavonska 
Croatia (45.34 N, 17.51 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:30 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
large hail up to 3 cm i.d. reported in Ivandol; source: 034portal.hr, "U Ivandolu padao led veličine oraha", 23 MAY 2017;
http://www.034portal.hr/thumbs3/fotka172669.jpg
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http://www.034portal.hr/clanak.php?id=26865&naslov=u-ivandolu-padao-led-velicine-oraha

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Završje Požeško  Požeško-Slavonska 
Croatia (45.33 N, 17.63 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:30 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
mostly small hail (locally with hail cover), but some hailstones likely reached 2 cm threshold; source: 034portal.hr, "U Ivandolu padao led veličine oraha", 23 MAY 2017;
http://www.034portal.hr/thumbs3/fotka172673.jpg
http://www.034portal.hr/thumbs3/fotka172671.jpg
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http://www.034portal.hr/clanak.php?id=26865&naslov=u-ivandolu-padao-led-velicine-oraha

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

large hail

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Brestovac  Požeško-Slavonska 
Croatia (45.33 N, 17.60 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:30 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: 2.5 cm
large hail up to 2.5 cm i.d.; source: 034portal.hr, "U Ivandolu padao led veličine oraha", 23 MAY 2017;
http://www.034portal.hr/thumbs3/fotka172674.jpg
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http://www.034portal.hr/clanak.php?id=26865&naslov=u-ivandolu-padao-led-velicine-oraha

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Budapest, -Országút  Budapest 
Hungary (47.51 N, 19.03 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:30 UTC 

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
heavy rain; local areas floodeD; roads flooded/blocked/impassable; source: "Özönvíz zúdult Budapestre (videókkal)", IDÖKÉP, 23 MAY 2017; BLITZ;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Budapest, -Felhéviz  Budapest 
Hungary (47.51 N, 19.04 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:30 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, an eyewitness report of the damage
heavy rain; local areas floodeD; roads flooded/blocked/impassable; source: "Özönvíz zúdult Budapestre (videókkal)", IDÖKÉP, 23 MAY 2017; BLITZ;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Budapest, -Városliget  Budapest 
Hungary (47.51 N, 19.08 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:30 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, an eyewitness report of the damage
heavy rain; local areas floodeD; roads flooded/blocked/impassable; source: "Özönvíz zúdult Budapestre (videókkal)", IDÖKÉP, 23 MAY 2017; BLITZ;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Skalica  Trnavský kraj 
Slovak Republic (48.85 N, 17.23 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
convective.
flooded street, roads
http://www.prozahori.sk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/skalica-voda.jpg
http://www.prozahori.sk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/skalica-voda-dal%C5%A1ie.jpg
http://www.prozahori.sk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/skalica-voda2.jpg
http://www.prozahori.sk/foto-centrum-skalice-nezvaldo-napor-vody/

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

contact: Miroslav Šinger, SHMU Forecaster [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Staré Město 
CHMI rain gauge station Zlínský kraj 
Czech Republic (49.09 N, 17.43 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 25 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.5 hours
convective.
torrential rain during thunderstorm
http://prostor.amsos.cz/eswd/rain/data/2017-05-23_StareMesto.gif

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Lenartovce  Banskobystrický kraj 
Slovak Republic (48.30 N, 20.32 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   15:10 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 29 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.5 hours
convective.

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

contact: Miroslav Šinger, SHMU Forecaster [e-mail]

large hail

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Kosowy  Podkarpackie 
Poland (50.28 N, 21.64 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   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: 3 cm
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones, porous stones.
https://web.facebook.com/korsokolbuszowskie/posts/858211867666356
https://web.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1361710967227603&set=p.1361710967227603&type=3&theater

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Bartek [e-mail]

large hail

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Siedlanka  Podkarpackie 
Poland (50.26 N, 21.67 E)
23-05-2017  (Tuesday)   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
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones.
http://www.korsokolbuszowskie.pl/wiadomosci/1273,gradobicie-w-siedlance-zdjecia
http://www.korsokolbuszowskie.pl/data/media/2017/05/24/s3_0e67dc3a12c2fc20fba4a9b6d8c847f1.jpg

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Bartek [e-mail]

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