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selected: all reports
- occurring between 17-01-2018 00:00 and 24-01-2018 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 868
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
  funnel funnel cloud   gustnado gustnado   devil dust devil
  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
DEFINITIONS

table of all selected reports

avalanche

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Melago  Trentino-Alto Adige 
Italy (46.84 N, 10.64 E) < 3 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   20:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
avalanche destroyed building, hotel nearby evacuated; source: "Hotel in Südtirol wegen Lawinengefahr evakuiert", ORF Tirol, 23 Jan 2018;
http://tirol.orf.at/news/stories/2891095/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Dhiminión  Korinthia 
Greece (38.03 N, 22.72 E) < 1 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   07:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a newspaper report, a report on a website
thickness of hail cover: 3 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice.
event duration at place of observation: 15 mins.
total damage: Roads were blocked
Large amounts of small hail in Diminion. source: korinthiannews.gr - 22/01/2018
http://korinthiannews.gr/%CE%BA%CE%B9%CE%B1%CF%84%CE%BF-%CF%87%CE%B1%CE%BB%CE%AC%CE%B6%CE%B9-%CF%83%CE%AE%CE%BC%CE%B5%CF%81%CE%B1-%CF%84%CE%BF-%CF%80%CF%81%CF%89%CE%AF-%CE%BA%CE%B1%CE%B9-%CE%AD%CE%BD%CF%84%CE%BF%CE%BD%CE%B7/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Paznauntal  Tirol 
Austria (47.02 N, 10.28 E) < 20 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 12 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
villages isolated; source: "Rund 18.000 Gäste eingeschlossen", ORF Tirol, 22 Jan 2018;
http://tirol.orf.at/news/stories/2890936/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Gargellen  Vorarlberg 
Austria (46.97 N, 9.92 E) < 3 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   04:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
village isolated; source: "Lawinengefahr: 10.000 Urlauber sitzen fest", ORF Vorarlberg, 22 Jan 2018;
http://vorarlberg.orf.at/news/stories/2890746/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Lech  Vorarlberg 
Austria (47.20 N, 10.15 E) < 10 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   04:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
villages isolated; source: "Lawinengefahr: 10.000 Urlauber sitzen fest", ORF Vorarlberg, 22 Jan 2018;
http://vorarlberg.orf.at/news/stories/2890746/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Stuben  Vorarlberg 
Austria (47.13 N, 10.17 E) < 3 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   04:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
village isolated; source: "Lawinengefahr: 10.000 Urlauber sitzen fest", ORF Vorarlberg, 22 Jan 2018;
http://vorarlberg.orf.at/news/stories/2890746/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Archángelos 
Rodos Dodekánisos 
Greece (36.18 N, 28.13 E) < 1 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   01:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 4 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice.
event duration at place of observation: 10 mins.
damage to property: Houses and cars were damaged
Large hail caused damage in Archangelos. source: meteo.gr - 22/01/2018
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/a.362591717111518.82170.294797363890954/1610041549033189/?type=3&theater
https://rodosreport.gr/espase-keramidia-chalazi-ston-archangelo/
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/pcb.1610427058994638/1610426425661368/?type=3&theater
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/pcb.1610427058994638/1610426418994702/?type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Mandrikón  Rodos 
Greece (36.28 N, 27.87 E) < 1 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   01:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice.
event duration at place of observation: 10 mins.
damage to crops and forests: farms and trees were damaged
Hailstorm caused damage to farms. source: rodosreport.gr - 23/01/2018
https://rodosreport.gr/zimies-se-ypethries-kalliergies-apo-ti-chalazoptosi-sti-rodo/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Kritinía  Rodos 
Greece (36.23 N, 27.85 E) < 1 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   01:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice.
event duration at place of observation: 10 mins.
damage to crops and forests: farms and trees were damaged
Large hail in Kritinia caused damage to crops. source: rodosreport.gr - 23/01/2018
https://rodosreport.gr/zimies-se-ypethries-kalliergies-apo-ti-chalazoptosi-sti-rodo/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Émbonas  Rodos 
Greece (36.22 N, 27.87 E) < 1 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   01:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
event duration at place of observation: 10 mins.
damage to crops and forests: farms and trees were damaged
Large amounts of small and large hail in Emponas. source: rodoreport.gr - 23/01/2018
https://rodosreport.gr/zimies-se-ypethries-kalliergies-apo-ti-chalazoptosi-sti-rodo/
https://imgur.com/a/bnKXh

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Psinthos  Rodos 
Greece (36.31 N, 28.10 E) < 1 km
22-01-2018  (Monday)   00:00 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 received by e-mail , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
thickness of hail cover: 3 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice.
event duration at place of observation: 10 mins.
damage to property: Farms were damaged
damage to crops and forests: trees were damaged
Large hail in large amounts in Psinthos, Rodos. source: psinthos.gr - 22/01/2018
https://www.psinthos.net/arthra.php?id=770#prettyPhoto
https://youtu.be/456qL0Decso

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

avalanche

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Oberaudorf [Brünnstein 1619m]  Bayern 
Germany (47.65 N, 12.09 E) < 1 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
avalanche triggering: artificial
number of people injured: 2
2 skier injured by an avalanche; source: "Drei Lawinen in Bayern - 30-Jähriger aus Oberwiesenthal erliegt seinen Verletzungen", FOCUS, 21 JAN 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Prackenbach  Bayern 
Germany (49.10 N, 12.83 E) < 3 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
number of people injured: 2
tree downed; car hit by falling tree; two people injured; damage; source: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Landkreis Regen, 24 JAN 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Arnbruck  Bayern 
Germany (49.13 N, 13.00 E) < 3 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
strong wet snowfall; tree(s) downed; road(s) blocked; damage; source: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Landkreis Regen, 24 JAN 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Drachselsried  Bayern 
Germany (49.10 N, 13.02 E) < 3 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
strong wet snowfall; tree(s) downed; road(s) blocked; damage; source: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Landkreis Regen, 24 JAN 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Geiersthal  Bayern 
Germany (49.05 N, 12.98 E) < 3 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
strong wet snowfall; tree(s) downed; road(s) blocked; damage; source: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Landkreis Regen, 24 JAN 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Gotteszell  Bayern 
Germany (48.97 N, 12.97 E) < 3 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
strong wet snowfall; tree(s) downed; road(s) blocked; damage; source: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Landkreis Regen, 24 JAN 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Kollnburg  Bayern 
Germany (49.05 N, 12.87 E) < 3 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
strong wet snowfall; tree(s) downed; road(s) blocked; damage; source: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Landkreis Regen, 24 JAN 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Ruhmannsfelden  Bayern 
Germany (48.98 N, 12.98 E) < 3 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
strong wet snowfall; tree(s) downed; road(s) blocked; damage; source: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Landkreis Regen, 24 JAN 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Viechtach  Bayern 
Germany (49.08 N, 12.88 E) < 3 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
strong wet snowfall; tree(s) downed; road(s) blocked; damage; source: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Landkreis Regen, 24 JAN 2018;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

avalanche

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Žiar  Žilinský kraj 
Slovak Republic (49.13 N, 19.67 E)
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
type of avalanche:loose snow avalanche
number of people dead: 1
Avalanche, 500 m wide and up to 2 m deep, was triggered by two skiers. One of them was burried 1.5 m deep and died. Report by Mountain Rescue Service in Slovakia.
https://www.hzs.sk/typy-aktualit/lavina-v-ziarskej-doline/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Tomas Pucik (ESSL Team) [e-mail]

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Zermatt 
Switzerland (46.02 N, 7.75 E) < 10 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
village isolated; source: "Die Schweiz ächzt unter dem Schnee", NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG, 22 Jan 2018;
https://www.nzz.ch/panorama/die-schweiz-aechzt-unter-dem-schnee-ld.1350092

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Saas-Fee 
Switzerland (46.12 N, 7.92 E) < 10 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
village isolated; source: "Die Schweiz ächzt unter dem Schnee", NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG, 22 Jan 2018;
https://www.nzz.ch/panorama/die-schweiz-aechzt-unter-dem-schnee-ld.1350092

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Andermatt 
Switzerland (46.64 N, 8.59 E) < 10 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
village isolated; source: "Die Schweiz ächzt unter dem Schnee", NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG, 22 Jan 2018;
https://www.nzz.ch/panorama/die-schweiz-aechzt-unter-dem-schnee-ld.1350092

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Goms 
Switzerland (46.51 N, 8.31 E) < 10 km
21-01-2018  (Sunday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
villages isolated; source: "Viel Schnee in den Bergen, Hochwassergefahr im Flachland", BASLER ZEITUNG, 22 Jan 2018;
https://bazonline.ch/panorama/vermischtes/winter-versus-schweiz/story/23971483

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

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