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- occurring between 17-08-2016 00:00 and 24-08-2016 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 86
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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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Vík í Mýrdal  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.42 N, 19.02 W) < 3 km
24-08-2016  (Wednesday)   07:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 12 m/s
direction of movement: E-W
source: ws report v. Vedurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 24 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Jaroslavl', -Pereskop  Jaroslavskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (57.61 N, 39.83 E)
23-08-2016  (Tuesday)   20:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: 1 house damaged
source: "Молния, ударившая во двор ярославской школы, сожгла технику ", PROGOROD 76, 24 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Ruza  Moskovskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (55.70 N, 36.20 E) < 10 km
23-08-2016  (Tuesday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
occurring over: land
The funnel cloud was observed.
tornado observed; source: Метеодневник|Метеорология|Опасная Погода в СНГ, 23 AUG 2016;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

large hail

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Znamenka  Smolenskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (54.91 N, 34.57 E)
23-08-2016  (Tuesday)   14:00 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
hailstorm; hail up to 2cm i.d.max estimated; source: Метеодневник|Метеорология|Опасная Погода в СНГ, 23 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Tríkala - Pyli  Trikala 
Greece (39.54 N, 21.72 E) < 3 km
23-08-2016  (Tuesday)   13:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report received by e-mail , 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
convective.
accompanying weather: hail >= 0.5 cm but < 2.0 in diameter.
direction of movement: SSW-NNE
Το μπουρίνι που σάρωσε την πόλη των Τρικάλων πριν από λίγη ώρα και την ευρύτερη περιοχή του δήμου Πύλης, άφησε πίσω τεράστιες ζημιές. Σύμφωνα με τις μέχρι στιγμής πληροφορίες του trikalaola.gr δεκάδες κλήσεις δέχεται η Πυροσβεστική Υπηρεσία για πολλές πτώσεις δέντρων και άντληση υδάτων. source: trikalaola.gr - 23/08/2016
http://www.trikalaola.gr/%CE%A4%CE%BF%CF%80%CE%B9%CE%BA%CE%AC/%CF%83%CE%B1%CF%81%CF%89%CF%84%CE%B9%CE%BA%CF%8C-%CE%BC%CF%80%CE%BF%CF%85%CF%81%CE%AF%CE%BD%CE%B9-%CF%83%CF%84%CE%B1-%CF%84%CF%81%CE%AF%CE%BA%CE%B1%CE%BB%CE%B1-%CE%BC%CE%B5-%CF%87%CE%B1%CE%BB%CE%AC/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

dust devil

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Zappeio  Lárisa 
Greece (39.44 N, 22.42 E) < 3 km
23-08-2016  (Tuesday)   12:30 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail
direction of movement: W-E
Theodore Giannaros recorded this dust devil near Larisa, on 23 AUG/ Source: T
https://www.facebook.com/tmgiannaros/videos/vb.620192449/10154542557112450/?type=2&theater
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report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Chelyabinsk, -Sovyetskiy  Chelyabinskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (55.07 N, 61.38 E)
23-08-2016  (Tuesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

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
damage to property: road blocked
damage to crops and forests: tree downed
source: Метеодневник|Метеорология|Опасная Погода в СНГ, 23 AUG 2016;
https://pp.vk.me/c637122/v637122667/7309/eUMAfl1qtYs.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Svintsovo  Nizhegorodskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (57.03 N, 46.45 E)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   21:20 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: 1 house damaged
source: "Грозовой разряд стал причиной пожара в жилом доме в Шарангском районе", NOVOSTI NIZHNEGO NOVGORODA, 24 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Steinar  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.54 N, 19.69 W)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   21:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 27 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 12 m/s
direction of movement: ENE-WSW
source: ws report v. Vedurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 22 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Ingólfshöfði  Austurland 
Iceland (63.80 N, 16.64 W)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   20:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 19 m/s
direction of movement: ENE-WSW
source: ws report v. Vedurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 22 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Sandfell  Austurland 
Iceland (63.93 N, 16.80 W)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 29 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 11 m/s
direction of movement: ENE-WSW
source: ws report v. Vedurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 22 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

dust devil

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Ypseni - Rhodes  Dodekanisos 
Greece (36.10 N, 27.98 E) < 3 km
22-08-2016  (Monday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
2 dust, sand- or steam devils
total event duration: 1.5 mins.
2 dust devils were observed near Ypseni, Rhodes island. / Source: http://rodosreport.gr/
http://rodosreport.gr/rodos-mikros-alla-entyposiakos-anemostrovilos-stin-ypseni-vinteo/
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http://rodosreport.gr/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/ghf-1.jpg
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enuBo5XUHqc

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Stórhöfði  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.40 N, 20.29 W)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   12:00 UTC 

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: 27 m/s
direction of movement: E-W
source: ws report v. Vedurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 22 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Murmansk  Murmanskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (68.97 N, 33.08 E)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   11:45 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: 3 cm
hailstorm; large hail up to 3cm i.d.; source: Podslushani v Murmanskye No.1, VK, 22 AUG 2016;
https://pp.vk.me/c7004/v7004864/293b4/XbLKiYm2SEw.jpg

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

damaging lightning

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Vishnëvoye  Penzenskaya oblast' 
Russian Federation (52.64 N, 43.45 E)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: persons.
number of people dead: 1
64-yr-old woman killed by lightning strike; source: "Под Пензой молния убила пенсионерку во время разговора по мобильнику", NTV, 23 AUG 2016; BLITZ;
http://www.ntv.ru/novosti/1654137/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Vík í Mýrdal  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.42 N, 19.02 W)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   10:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 27 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 13 m/s
direction of movement: E-W
source: ws report v. Vedurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 22 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Nizhnekamsk  Tatarstan 
Russian Federation (55.64 N, 51.82 E)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   10:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: persons.
number of people injured: 2
two people injured by lightning strike; source: "В Нижнекамском районе четверо мужчин пострадали от молнии", NTR 24, 22 AUG 2016;
http://ntr-24.ru/index.php?newsid=35500

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Vatnsskarðshólar  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.42 N, 19.18 W)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   09:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 30 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 14 m/s
direction of movement: E-W
source: ws report v. Vedurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 22 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Ulan-Ude  Respublika Buryatiya 
Russian Federation (51.81 N, 107.63 E)
22-08-2016  (Monday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: 1 house damaged
source: "Из загоревшегося от грозы дома в Улан-Удэ эвакуировали 28 человек ", BAIKAL DAILY, 22 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Cassis  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.22 N, 5.50 E)
21-08-2016  (Sunday)   18:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 27.3 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 12.9 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NW-SE
source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 21 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Oppède, -Crête du Petit Lubéron  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.81 N, 5.15 E)
21-08-2016  (Sunday)   18:03 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.1 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 15.7 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: N-S
source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 21 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Vorden  Gelderland 
Netherlands (52.10 N, 6.31 E) < 3 km
21-08-2016  (Sunday)   18:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
occurring over: land
intensity and characteristics: F0 T1
the intensity rating was based on a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper), photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage.
Suction vortices were observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
direction of movement: WSW-ENE
damage to crops and forests: Trees uprooted and branches torn off.
Large wall cloud below what could be a Low Topped Supercell spawned a brief tornado near Vorden, uprooting trees and causing damage.
http://onweer-online.nl/forum/topic/44003/windhoos-omgeving-vorden-gelderland-21-augustus-20/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Benjamin Sinke [e-mail]

severe wind

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Murs  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.94 N, 5.23 E)
21-08-2016  (Sunday)   17:51 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 29.8 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 18.4 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 21 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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La Ciotat, -Bec de l'Aigle  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.17 N, 5.57 E)
21-08-2016  (Sunday)   16:09 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 29.4 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 17.3 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NW-SE
source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 21 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Mitryayevo  Tatarstan 
Russian Federation (54.82 N, 53.30 E)
21-08-2016  (Sunday)   16:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: farm buildings destroyed
source: "Из-за молнии в Азнакаевском районе сгорел сарай – видео", TATAR-INFORM, 22 AUG 2016;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

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