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selected: all reports
- occurring between 20-09-2016 00:00 and 27-09-2016 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 171
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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tornado

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Skópelos  Magnisía 
Greece (39.16 N, 23.76 E) < 3 km
26-09-2016  (Monday)   12:18 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 10 mins.
direction of movement: E-W
Waterspouts was observed near Skopelos island. Source: Virgilios Tsioulli/
https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/t31.0-8/14434834_10208014048441462_7358852497744691351_o.jpg
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https://www.facebook.com/SevereWeatherReportsGr/photos/a.1393761340867059.1073741828.1393750337534826/1782675591975630/?type=3&theater
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https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10208014048441462&set=a.1159812667924.2024626.1006010827&type=3&theater
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https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=857712384363229&set=a.406566246144514.1073741835.100003734258636&type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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Alónnisos 
Skantzoura island Magnesia 
Greece (39.05 N, 24.14 E) < 20 km
26-09-2016  (Monday)   05:15 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
Vasilis Drosakis reports a waterspout SE from Alonnisos island early in the morning. source: facebook.com - 26/09/2016
https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/p320x320/14440958_1129977140372968_3558786062064761790_n.jpg?oh=4cf89af77bd3a448306a7fb72693776c&oe=585FCB14

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Salignac-Eyvigues  Région Aquitaine 
France (44.94 N, 1.36 E)
25-09-2016  (Sunday)   14:03 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 39.7 mm
duration of precipitation: 2 hours
peak accumulated precipitation: 24.6 mm
duration of peak precipitation: 0.5 hours
6 hour accumulated precipitation: 39.7 mm
12 hour accumulated precipitation: 39.7 mm
24 hour accumulated precipitation: 39.7 mm
convective.
path start from 10:42
path end at 12:42
source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 25 SEPT 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Brusque  Région Midi-Pyrénées 
France (43.75 N, 2.94 E)
25-09-2016  (Sunday)   12:15 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 38.2 mm
duration of precipitation: 4 hours
peak accumulated precipitation: 26.0 mm
duration of peak precipitation: 0.5 hours
6 hour accumulated precipitation: 38.2 mm
12 hour accumulated precipitation: 38.2 mm
24 hour accumulated precipitation: 38.2 mm
convective.
path start from 07:42
path end at 11:42
source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 25 SEPT 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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Néa Kallikrátia  Xalkidiki 
Greece (40.32 N, 23.07 E) < 3 km
25-09-2016  (Sunday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: water
the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage.
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 2 mins.
No damage at all, the waterspout was very minor but was interesting, since weather forecasts did not predict any atmospheric instability or wind shear for today. (Fair weather waterspout). source: northmeteo.gr - 25/09/2016
http://s5.postimg.org/vuyy7luif/gjhgjh6768768.png

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Fokion Chorinos [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Vic-en-Bigorre  Région Midi-Pyrénées 
France (43.38 N, 0.05 E)
25-09-2016  (Sunday)   09:57 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 46.0 mm
duration of precipitation: 21 hours
peak accumulated precipitation: 28.7 mm
duration of peak precipitation: 0.5 hours
6 hour accumulated precipitation: 45.8 mm
12 hour accumulated precipitation: 45.8 mm
24 hour accumulated precipitation: 46.0 mm
convective.
path start from 12:42
path end at 09:42
source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 25 SEPT 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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Simius 
over the sea. Sardegna 
Italy (39.12 N, 9.55 E) < 3 km
25-09-2016  (Sunday)   08:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
group of two waterspouts observed; this report contains information about one of them; source: "Meteo: ancora temporali sull'Isola Tromba marina al largo di Villasimius", L'UNIONE SARDA, 25 SEP 2016;
http://www.unionesarda.it/foto/previewfoto/2016/09/25/la_tromba_marina_foto_marco_secc-550-340-539042.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Simius 
over the sea. Sardegna 
Italy (39.12 N, 9.57 E) < 3 km
25-09-2016  (Sunday)   08:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
group of two waterspouts observed; this report contains information about one of them; source: "Meteo: ancora temporali sull'Isola Tromba marina al largo di Villasimius", L'UNIONE SARDA, 25 SEP 2016;
http://www.unionesarda.it/foto/previewfoto/2016/09/25/la_tromba_marina_foto_marco_secc-550-340-539042.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Karyes - Athos  Agio Oros 
Greece (40.08 N, 24.59 E) < 20 km
25-09-2016  (Sunday)   05:20 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 25 mins.
Krista Witew reports a waterspout between Agio Oros and Lemnos early in the morning. source: facebook.com - meteo.gr - 26/09/2016
https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/s480x480/14457466_1130048103699205_9005547378369835006_n.jpg?oh=581e47d9198bfe9732ec730997b19027&oe=586CB36B
https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/14470512_1130048100365872_9084066368037805101_n.jpg?oh=f8aac7e73b73472e0659e5e1eabf54f8&oe=58707D17

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Larrau, -Crête d'Orgambidesca  Région Aquitaine 
France (43.03 N, 1.03 W)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   23:21 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 32.8 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 18.3 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: SSE-NNW
source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 SEPT 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Blönduós  Norðurland vestra 
Iceland (65.67 N, 20.30 W) < 3 km
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   21:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 32 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 26 m/s
direction of movement: NE-SW
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Bláfeldur  Vesturland 
Iceland (64.85 N, 23.30 W)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 29 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 21 m/s
direction of movement: NNE-SSW
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Hraunsmúli  Vesturland 
Iceland (64.82 N, 23.19 W)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 29 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 19 m/s
direction of movement: NNE-SSW
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Siglufjörður  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (66.15 N, 18.92 W)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   17:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 30 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 18 m/s
direction of movement: N-S
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Æðey  Vestfirðir 
Iceland (66.10 N, 22.66 W)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   16:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 34 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 26 m/s
direction of movement: NNE-SSW
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Reykhólar  Vestfirðir 
Iceland (65.45 N, 22.20 W)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   16:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 25 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 19 m/s
direction of movement: NNE-SSW
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Ögur  Vestfirðir 
Iceland (66.03 N, 22.73 W)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   14:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 18 m/s
direction of movement: NE-SW
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Horn 
Hornbjargsviti. Vestfirðir 
Iceland (66.41 N, 22.38 W)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   14:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 25 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 17 m/s
direction of movement: ENE-WSW
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Bolungarvík  Vestfirðir 
Iceland (66.15 N, 23.25 W)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   13:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 17 m/s
direction of movement: NE-SW
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Hesteyri 
Sléttunes. Vestfirðir 
Iceland (66.33 N, 22.88 W) < 3 km
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   13:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 25 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 20 m/s
direction of movement: NE-SW
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 25 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Mimet  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.42 N, 5.50 E)
24-09-2016  (Saturday)   12:39 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 49.3 mm
duration of precipitation: 16 hours
peak accumulated precipitation: 47.7 mm
duration of peak precipitation: 1 hours
6 hour accumulated precipitation: 49.1 mm
12 hour accumulated precipitation: 49.1 mm
24 hour accumulated precipitation: 49.3 mm
convective.
path start from 11:30
path end at 03:30
source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 SEPT 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Balaguer  Catalunya 
Spain (41.78 N, 0.82 E)
23-09-2016  (Friday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report by a weather service, a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast
precipitation: 71 mm
peak accumulated precipitation: 64 mm
duration of peak precipitation: 1 hours
with flash floods
http://www.ccma.cat/el-temps/un-divendres-de-tempestes-intenses-a-molts-punts-del-pais/noticia/2750479/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Oscar van der Velde [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Benafigos  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (40.27 N, 0.20 W)
23-09-2016  (Friday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a newspaper report
precipitation: 65 mm
duration of precipitation: 1 hours
6 hour accumulated precipitation: 72.2 mm
source: "Lluvias torrenciales dejan casi 65 l/m2 en una hora en Benafigos y granizo en el interior de Castelló", LEVANTE - EL MERCANTIL VALENCIANO, 23 SEP 2016;
http://www.levante-emv.com/castello/2016/09/23/tormentas-dejan-granizo-30-lm2/1470840.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Morella  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (40.62 N, 0.10 W)
23-09-2016  (Friday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
hailstorm; source: "Lluvias torrenciales dejan casi 65 l/m2 en una hora en Benafigos y granizo en el interior de Castelló", LEVANTE - EL MERCANTIL VALENCIANO, 23 SEP 2016;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

large hail

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Vilafranca  Comunitat Valenciana 
Spain (40.43 N, 0.26 W)
23-09-2016  (Friday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
hailstorm; significant hail layer (5-10cm poss.); source: "Lluvias torrenciales dejan casi 65 l/m2 en una hora en Benafigos y granizo en el interior de Castelló", LEVANTE - EL MERCANTIL VALENCIANO, 23 SEP 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

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