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selected: all reports
- occurring between 04-12-2016 00:00 and 11-12-2016 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 69
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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severe wind

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Rozewie  Pomorskie 
Poland (54.83 N, 18.34 E)
08-12-2016  (Thursday)   08:20 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26.8 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 15.1 m/s
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: dry.
Meteorological station in Rozewie recorded wind gust of 26,8 m/s. Daily bulletine of severe weather phenomena does not confirm this measurement. Source Monitor IMGW (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management), 08 DEC 2016.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/254180010

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Maksymilian Antoniów (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Stórhöfði  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.40 N, 20.29 W)
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   21:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
wind speed: 31 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 23 m/s
direction of movement: E-W
source: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands, 06 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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San Giovanni la Punta  Sicilia 
Italy (37.58 N, 15.10 E)
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 91.6 mm
duration of precipitation: 2 hours
peak accumulated precipitation: 58.6 mm
duration of peak precipitation: 1 hours
12 hour accumulated precipitation: 185.4 mm
24 hour accumulated precipitation: 215.4 mm
source: WS report, reported v. Meteonetwork.it, 06 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Trecastagni  Sicilia 
Italy (37.62 N, 15.08 E)
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
12 hour accumulated precipitation: 169.5 mm
24 hour accumulated precipitation: 199.5 mm
source: WS report, reported v. Meteonetwork.it, 06 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

avalanche

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Nizhniy Lars 
[A301]. Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya 
Russian Federation (42.76 N, 44.63 E) < 3 km
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   08:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
avalanche triggering: natural
damage to property: road blocked / closed / impassable
source: "Снежная лавина отрезала сотни армян от большой земли", DAY.az, 06 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Hvar 
over the Adriatic sea near the "Paklinski otoci" islands Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.15 N, 16.42 E) < 10 km
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   07:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

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.
total event duration: 10 mins.
waterspout observed; source: Crometeo.hr, "Pogledajte rijetke fotografije pijavice iz zraka", 7 DEC 2016;
http://crometeo.hr/pogledajte-rijetke-fotografije-pijavice-iz-zraka/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Acireale  Sicilia 
Italy (37.61 N, 15.16 E)
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   06:30 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 104.9 mm
duration of precipitation: 2 hours
6 hour accumulated precipitation: 139.2 mm
24 hour accumulated precipitation: 226.8 mm
source: WS report, reported v. Meteonetwork.it, 06 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Augusta  Sicilia 
Italy (37.24 N, 15.22 E)
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: houses. roads. areas flooded - damage
damage to crops and forests: areas flooded
source: "Maltempo, situazione drammatica in Sicilia: terribile alluvione ad Augusta ", METEOWEB.eu, 06 DEC 2016;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/foto/maltempo-sicilia-alluvione-augusta/id/803550/#1

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Groznyy, -Zavodskoy rayon  Chechnya 
Russian Federation (43.32 N, 45.67 E)
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   05:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Семь тысяч грозненцев остались без света", Кавказский Узел, 06 DEC 2016;
https://www.kavkaz-uzel.eu/articles/293780/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Staropromyslovskiy 
Greater Groznyy region. Chechnya 
Russian Federation (43.38 N, 45.55 E)
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   05:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Семь тысяч грозненцев остались без света", Кавказский Узел, 06 DEC 2016;
https://www.kavkaz-uzel.eu/articles/293780/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Shuakhevi  Atscharis Awtonomiuri Respublika 
Georgia (41.63 N, 42.19 E) < 20 km
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   02:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Снегопад в Грузии оставил без света 15 сел", MIT24.tv, 06 DEC 2016;
http://mir24.tv/news/incidentes/15404260

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Khulo  Abkhazia 
Georgia (41.65 N, 42.31 E) < 20 km
06-12-2016  (Tuesday)   02:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Снегопад в Грузии оставил без света 15 сел", MIT24.tv, 06 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Tortolì  Sardegna 
Italy (39.93 N, 9.66 E)
05-12-2016  (Monday)   23:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
source: "Maltempo all’estremo Sud, bombe d’acqua in Sardegna e Sicilia: danni e disagi", METEOWEB.eu, 06 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Bitti  Sardegna 
Italy (40.48 N, 9.38 E) < 3 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   22:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: road blocked
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded - landslide
source: "Maltempo all’estremo Sud, bombe d’acqua in Sardegna e Sicilia: danni e disagi", METEOWEB.eu, 06 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Elini 
[SP23]. Sardegna 
Italy (39.90 N, 9.53 E) < 3 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   21:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: road blocked / closed / impassable
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded - landslide
source: "Maltempo all’estremo Sud, bombe d’acqua in Sardegna e Sicilia: danni e disagi", METEOWEB.eu, 06 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Sukhinichi  Kaluzhskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (54.10 N, 35.34 E) < 20 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Снегопад оставил без света жителей четырех районов Калужской области", ИА REGNUM, 05 DEC 2016;
https://regnum.ru/news/economy/2213822.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Maloyaroslavets  Kaluzhskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (55.01 N, 36.47 E) < 20 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Снегопад оставил без света жителей четырех районов Калужской области", ИА REGNUM, 05 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Dzerzhinka  Kaluzhskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (54.77 N, 35.42 E) < 20 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Снегопад оставил без света жителей четырех районов Калужской области", ИА REGNUM, 05 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Medyn’  Ferzikovskiy Rayon 
Russian Federation (55.07 N, 35.85 E) < 20 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Снегопад оставил без света жителей четырех районов Калужской области", ИА REGNUM, 05 DEC 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Ryazan'  Rjazanskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (54.62 N, 39.74 E) < 20 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Жители Рязанского района остались без электричества", RZN.info, RYAZANSKIY GORODSKOY SAYT, 05 DEC 2016;
http://www.rzn.info/news/2016/12/5/zhiteli-ryazanskogo-rayona-ostalis-bez-elektrichestva.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Kíssamos 
Kaliviani Chaníon 
Greece (35.57 N, 23.61 E) < 10 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   07:15 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, a report received by e-mail , a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
occurring over: water
2 tornadoes
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 15 mins.
direction of movement: ENE-WSW
Colin Turvey reports 2 waterspouts, as seen from Kaliviani village near Kissamos, Crete. source: facebook.com - 05/12/2016
https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/p320x320/15326549_1480842461930093_869797848684143110_n.jpg?oh=f4b14db0d42b0bdee0a94358a920c389&oe=58EFF84E

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Loksa  Harjumaa 
Estonia (59.58 N, 25.72 E)
05-12-2016  (Monday)   06:30 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: 25.2 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 15.9 m/s
nonconvective.
http://www.ilmateenistus.ee/ilm/ilmavaatlused/vaatlusandmed/tuul/?lang=en

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak [e-mail]

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Borovichi  Novgorodskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (58.40 N, 33.92 E) < 20 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Ветер и мокрый снег оставили без света жителей Боровичского и Окуловского районов", VELIKIY NOVGOROD, 05 DEC 2016;
http://vnru.ru/news/crash/veter_i_mokryy_sneg_ostavil_bez_sveta_zhiteley_borovichskogo_i_okulovskogo_rayonov/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Okulovka  Novgorodskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (58.37 N, 33.30 E) < 20 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Ветер и мокрый снег оставили без света жителей Боровичского и Окуловского районов", VELIKIY NOVGOROD, 05 DEC 2016;
http://vnru.ru/news/crash/veter_i_mokryy_sneg_ostavil_bez_sveta_zhiteley_borovichskogo_i_okulovskogo_rayonov/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Bologovo  Tverskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (56.90 N, 31.71 E) < 20 km
05-12-2016  (Monday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: power lines damaged. damage
source: "Из-за непогоды тверские энергетики перешли на режим повышенной готовности", TVERIGRAD, 05 DEC 2016;
http://tverigrad.ru/publication/iz-za-nepogody-tverskie-ehnergetiki-pereshli-na-rezhim-povyshennojj-gotovnosti

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

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