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- occurring between 22-07-2016 00:00 and 29-07-2016 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 510
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heavy rain

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Białystok  Podlaskie 
Poland (53.13 N, 23.15 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   15:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
damage to property: Cellars and streets flooded
Heavy, convective, long-lasted (around 3h with some breaks) rainfall occured. Local media and eyewitnesses reported flooded streets and cellars. Source: "Ulewa w Białymstoku. Autobus jechał przez jezioro, krajobraz jak po kataklizmie", Gazeta Współczesna, 28 JUL 2016; "Silny wiatr, ulewy i auta w wodzie. Wasze relacje", TVN kontakt24, 28 JUL 2016
http://www.wspolczesna.pl/wiadomosci/bialystok/a/ulewa-w-bialymstoku-autobus-jechal-przez-jezioro-krajobraz-jak-po-kataklizmie-wideo,10457090/
http://www.wspolczesna.pl/wiadomosci/bialystok/g/bialystok-gigantyczna-ulewa-sparalizowala-miasto-zdjecia,10456652,19618896/
http://kontakt24.tvn24.pl/sg/silny-wiatr-ulewy-i-auta-w-wodzie-wasze-relacje,208055.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Simuna  Lääne-Virumaa 
Estonia (59.04 N, 26.40 E) < 1 km
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage
the intensity rating was based on an eyewitness report of the damage, severe wind.
convective.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
damage to property: The road was partly blocked
damage to crops and forests: Trees downed
A intense thunderstorm moved over Simuna in the afternoon. It caused strong wind gusts and heavy rain. The nearest weather station (12-15 km away) in Väike-Maarja measured a strong wind gust: 19,2 m/s.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1215822115117920.1073741848.100000704297045&type=3

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Kielce  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.87 N, 20.63 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   14:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
damage to property: Cellars and streets flooded
A thunderstorm with torrential rain occured in Kielce again. Local media reported flooded cellars and numerous streets. Some streets were blocked. Silnica stream overflowed. Source: "Nawałnica w Kielcach. Wylała Silnica, wiele ulic pod wodą", Echo Dnia, 28 JUL 2016
http://www.echodnia.eu/swietokrzyskie/wiadomosci/kielce/a/nawalnica-w-kielcach-wylala-silnica-wiele-ulic-pod-woda,10456220/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Skawica  Małopolskie 
Poland (49.68 N, 19.63 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   13:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: Houses and roads flooded
Torrential, convective rainfall occured in Skawica area. Local media reported flash flooding. Source: "Skawica podtopiona!", sucha24.pl, 28 JUL 2016
http://sucha24.pl/alarmowy-112/item/4807-skawica-podtopiona

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Kujawiki  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.36 N, 20.42 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   13:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: Properties flooded
Torrential, convective rainfall occured in that area. The event lasted around 2h with some short breaks. Local media reported flooded properties. Source: "Mocno popadało w powiecie pińczowskim. Strażacy pompowali wodę", Echo Dnia, 28 JUL 2016
http://www.echodnia.eu/swietokrzyskie/wiadomosci/pinczow/a/mocno-popadalo-w-powiecie-pinczowskim-strazacy-pompowali-wode,10455852/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

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Snina 
village Zemplínske Hámre Prešovský kraj,  
Slovak Republic (48.98 N, 22.15 E) < 3 km
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   13:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 68 mm
duration of precipitation: 2 hours
peak accumulated precipitation: 58 mm
path start from 13:40
path end at 14:10

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

contact: SHMU Forecaster [e-mail]

tornado

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Bielstein 
Brächen, N of Jennecken, Bielstein, Bomig Nordrhein-Westfalen 
Germany (50.95 N, 7.49 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   13:18 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over: land
Suction vortices were observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 13 mins.
path length: 7 km
direction of movement: WSW-ENE
large mulit-vortex tornado observed; 7km-long path estimated; more information will follow; site investigation in progress source: witness report; Tornadoliste Deutschland (v. Facebook), 28 JUL 2016;
https://www.facebook.com/Tornadoliste/posts/1207153435995838

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Lipetsk  Lipetskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (52.62 N, 39.57 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   13:00 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: roads blocked
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
source: reported v. Метеодневник| Метеорология|Опасная погода в СНГ / Severe Weather Russia and GUS; pers.comm Svyatoslav Samoylov, 28 JUL 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Kaunas  Kauno Apskritis 
Lithuania (54.90 N, 23.90 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   12:40 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Flash flooding was reported. Several cars were damaged.
http://www.15min.lt/m/id/aktualu/lietuva/kaune-potvynis-automobiliai-skendo-gatvese-uzlieti-pozeminiai-garazai-56-661879

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Lukas Sudvajus [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Zagaje Stradowskie  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.38 N, 20.48 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   12:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: House badly damaged
Rainwater washed over a house. The house was seriously damaged. A local flooding was triggered by convective, torrential rainfall, which lasted around 1,5h. Source: "Oberwanie chmury nad powiatem kazimierskim. Są podtopienia", Echo Dnia, 28 JUL 2016
http://www.echodnia.eu/swietokrzyskie/wiadomosci/kazimierza-wielka/a/oberwanie-chmury-nad-powiatem-kazimierskim-sa-podtopienia,10455966/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Stradów  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.37 N, 20.48 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   12:20 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: Properties flooded
Torrential, convective rainfall occured in that area. The event lasted around 2h. Local media reported flooded properties. Source: "Oberwanie chmury nad powiatem kazimierskim. Są podtopienia", Echo Dnia, 28 JUL 2016
http://www.echodnia.eu/swietokrzyskie/wiadomosci/kazimierza-wielka/a/oberwanie-chmury-nad-powiatem-kazimierskim-sa-podtopienia,10455966/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Miławczyce  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.35 N, 20.46 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   12:20 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: Properties flooded
Torrential, convective rainfall occured in that area. The event lasted around 2h. Local media reported flooded properties. Source: "Oberwanie chmury nad powiatem kazimierskim. Są podtopienia", Echo Dnia, 28 JUL 2016
http://www.echodnia.eu/swietokrzyskie/wiadomosci/kazimierza-wielka/a/oberwanie-chmury-nad-powiatem-kazimierskim-sa-podtopienia,10455966/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Zagaje Dębiańskie  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.40 N, 20.46 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   11:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: Properties flooded
Torrential, convective rainfall occured in that area. The event lasted around 2h. Local media reported flooded properties. Source: "Mocno popadało w powiecie pińczowskim. Strażacy pompowali wodę", Echo Dnia, 28 JUL 2016
http://www.echodnia.eu/swietokrzyskie/wiadomosci/pinczow/a/mocno-popadalo-w-powiecie-pinczowskim-strazacy-pompowali-wode,10455852/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Mękarzowice  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.37 N, 20.52 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   11:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: Properties flooded
Torrential convective rainfall occured in that area. Local media reported flooded properties. Source: "Oberwanie chmury nad powiatem kazimierskim. Są podtopienia", Echo Dnia, 28 JUL 2016
http://www.echodnia.eu/swietokrzyskie/wiadomosci/kazimierza-wielka/a/oberwanie-chmury-nad-powiatem-kazimierskim-sa-podtopienia,10455966/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Opatkowiczki  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.34 N, 20.48 E)
28-07-2016  (Thursday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: Properties and roads flooded
total damage: Local areas flooded
A convective cell with torrential rain passed through that village. Local media reported flooded roads and properties. Time of that event is some uncertain - the second stron convective cell passed through that region around 12:10 UTC. The first cell occured significantly longer that the second over that area . Source: "Oberwanie chmury nad powiatem kazimierskim. Są podtopienia", Echo Dnia, 28 JUL 2016
http://www.echodnia.eu/swietokrzyskie/wiadomosci/kazimierza-wielka/a/oberwanie-chmury-nad-powiatem-kazimierskim-sa-podtopienia,10455966/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Slavíkovice  Vysočina 
Czech Republic (49.00 N, 15.63 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   20:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
convective.
damage to property: pond dam breached
excessive amount of water accumulated due to torrential rain during thunderstorm (occured ca. at 18 UTC) caused dam of local pond to breach | source: "Na Vysočině měli hasiči po dešti 30 výjezdů, i k protržené hrázi", Novinky.cz, 28 JUL 2016
https://www.novinky.cz/krimi/410409-na-vysocine-meli-hasici-po-desti-30-vyjezdu-i-k-protrzene-hrazi.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Ozimek  Opolskie 
Poland (50.68 N, 18.21 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   20:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: properties flooded
total damage: 45 thous. PLN
Some fire brigade interventions were recorded after passage of a multicellular thunderstorm with heavy rain. Some properties were flooded. Source: Portal Informacyjny Państwowej Straży Pożarnej w Opolu, 27-28 JUL 2016.
http://psp.opole.pl/baza-interwencji/38197706108301/
http://psp.opole.pl/baza-interwencji/38197671108301/
http://psp.opole.pl/baza-interwencji/38197718108301/
http://psp.opole.pl/baza-interwencji/38198539108301/

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Verona  Veneto 
Italy (45.43 N, 11.00 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   20:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: damage. cars damaged
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
source: "Nubifragio su Verona: città allagata e tanti danni", INMETEO.net, 28 JUL 2016; BLITZ;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Verona  Veneto 
Italy (45.43 N, 11.00 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   20:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: trees downed
source: "Nubifragio su Verona: città allagata e tanti danni", INMETEO.net, 28 JUL 2016; BLITZ;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Biestrzynnik  Opolskie 
Poland (50.73 N, 18.21 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   20:05 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: building damaged
total damage: 400 thous. PLN
A wooden building was hit by a lightning during passage of a multicellular thunderstorm. Significant damage reported. Source 1: "ważniejsze zdarzenia w dniu 27.07.2016", Portal Informacyjny Państwowej Straży Pożarnej w Opolu, 27 JUL 2016. Source 2: "Interwencja 584", Portal Informacyjny Państwowej Straży Pożarnej w Opolu, 27 JUL 2016.
http://psp.opole.pl/aktualnosci/wazniejsze-zdarzenia-w-dniu-27072016/
http://psp.opole.pl/baza-interwencji/38201400108301/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Ozimek  Opolskie 
Poland (50.68 N, 18.23 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   19:58 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: building damaged
total damage: 15 thous. PLN
A building was hit by lightning during passage of a multicellular thunderstorm. Considerable damage reported. Source: "Interwencja 574", Portal Informacyjny Państwowej Straży Pożarnej w Opolu, 27 JUL 2016.
http://psp.opole.pl/baza-interwencji/38197662108301/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Jemnice 
CHMI rain gauge station Vysočina 
Czech Republic (49.02 N, 15.57 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   18:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 28.0 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.5 hours
convective.
torrential rain during thunderstorm
http://prostor.amsos.cz/eswd/rain/data/2016-07-27_Jemnice.gif

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Sarajevo  Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine 
Bosnia and Herzegovina (43.85 N, 18.38 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   18:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: car flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; streets flooded/impassable; source: Klix.ba, "Kolaps saobraćaja u Sarajevu: U Buća Potoku bujica u potpunosti poplavila automobil", 27 JUL 2016;
https://static.klix.ba/media/images/vijesti/160727110.5_xl.jpg
http://www.klix.ba/vijesti/bih/kolaps-saobracaja-u-sarajevu-u-buca-potoku-bujica-u-potpunosti-poplavila-automobil/160727110

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Pilszcz  Opolskie 
Poland (50.00 N, 17.92 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   18:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
convective.
damage to property: street flooded
total damage: 30 thous. PLN
At least one main street was flooded (40 cm depth) by rainwater after passage of a multicellular thunderstorm with heavy rain. The road surface was partially damaged, some properties were protected with sandbags. Source 1: "Interwencja 401", Portal Informacyjny Państwowej Straży Pożarnej w Opolu, 27 JUL 2016. Source 2: "ważniejsze zdarzenia w dniu 27.07.2016", Portal Informacyjny Państwowej Straży Pożarnej w Opolu, 27 JUL 2016. Source 3: "Pilszcz i Ściborzyce Wielkie podtopione po nawałnicy [WIDEO]", Nowa Trybuna Opolska, 28 JUL 2016.
http://psp.opole.pl/aktualnosci/wazniejsze-zdarzenia-w-dniu-27072016/
http://psp.opole.pl/baza-interwencji/interwencje/6597272108304/
http://www.nto.pl/wiadomosci/glubczyce/a/pilszcz-i-sciborzyce-wielkie-podtopione-po-nawalnicy-wideo,10455292/
https://d-pt.ppstatic.pl/kadry/k/r/1/63/8b/5799e5ce1cf82_o,size,1068x623,q,71,h,8a8067.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Siedliska  Śląskie 
Poland (50.19 N, 18.29 E)
27-07-2016  (Wednesday)   18:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
convective.
Some flooding incidents were reported in Siedliska after passage of a multicellular thunderstorm with heavy rain. Source: "Bilans wczorajszej ulewy. Czternaście interwencji strażaków. U sąsiadów w Opolskiem woda zrywała asfalt", naszraciborz.pl, 28 JUL 2016.
http://www.naszraciborz.pl/site/art/1-aktualnosci/0-/51800-bilans-wczorajszej-ulewy--czternascie-interwencji-strazakow--u-sasiadow-w-opolskiem-woda-zrywala-asfalt.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

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