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selected: all reports
- occurring between 17-01-2019 00:00 and 24-01-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 50
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tornado tornado   wind severe wind   hail large hail   rain heavy rain
  funnel funnel cloud   gustnado gustnado   devil lesser whirlwind
  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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large hail

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Kuzdere  Antalya Province 
Turkey (36.58 N, 30.52 E) < 5 km
24-01-2019  (Thursday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
thickness of hail cover: 5 cm
small hail; significant hail layer 2-5cm
http://www.cumhuriyet.com.tr/foto/foto_galeri/1215060/1/Burasi_Antalya__Dolu_ve_ruzgar_etkisini_surduruyor.html
Reference: "Burası Antalya: Dolu ve rüzgar etkisini sürdürüyor", CUMHÜRIYET, 24 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Kesmeboğazı  Antalya Province 
Turkey (30.61 N, 30.48 E) < 5 km
24-01-2019  (Thursday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Road(s) damaged or destroyed
http://www.cumhuriyet.com.tr/foto/foto_galeri/1215060/2/Burasi_Antalya__Dolu_ve_ruzgar_etkisini_surduruyor.html
Reference: "Burası Antalya: Dolu ve rüzgar etkisini sürdürüyor", CUMHÜRIYET, 24 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

ice accumulation

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Brăila  Brăila 
Romania (45.27 N, 27.98 E) < 5 km
24-01-2019  (Thursday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Important transit road (DN 28) closed because of freezing rain.
https://www.europafm.ro/dn-28-buzau-braila-a-fost-inchis-din-cauza-poleiului/
Reference: DN28 road closed, Europa FM, 24 jan 2019

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Paul Carpus

heavy rain

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Seferihisar  İzmir Province 
Turkey (38.20 N, 26.83 E) < 5 km
23-01-2019  (Wednesday)
11:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.haberler.com/seferihisar-i-sel-vurdu-11672162-haberi/
Reference: "Seferihisar'ı Sel Vurdu", HABERLER.com, 23 JAN 2019.

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Altınova  Balıkesir Province 
Turkey (39.22 N, 26.79 E) < 5 km
23-01-2019  (Wednesday)
08:40 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.ensonhaber.com/ayvalik-sokaklarini-sel-basti.html
Reference: "Ayvalık sokaklarını sel bastı", ENSONHABER, 23 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Küçük Sanayi  Balıkesir Province  
Turkey (39.33 N, 26.72 E) < 3 km
23-01-2019  (Wednesday)
08:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.ensonhaber.com/ayvalik-sokaklarini-sel-basti.html
Reference: "Ayvalık sokaklarını sel bastı", ENSONHABER, 23 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Ayvalık  Balıkesir Province 
Turkey (39.32 N, 26.70 E) < 5 km
23-01-2019  (Wednesday)
08:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.ensonhaber.com/ayvalik-sokaklarini-sel-basti.html
Reference: "Ayvalık sokaklarını sel bastı", ENSONHABER, 23 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Sefa-Çamlık  Balıkesir Province 
Turkey (39.30 N, 26.66 E) < 3 km
23-01-2019  (Wednesday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.ensonhaber.com/ayvalik-sokaklarini-sel-basti.html
Reference: "Ayvalık sokaklarını sel bastı", ENSONHABER, 23 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Küçükköy  Balıkesir Province 
Turkey (39.29 N, 26.69 E) < 3 km
23-01-2019  (Wednesday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.ensonhaber.com/ayvalik-sokaklarini-sel-basti.html
Reference: "Ayvalık sokaklarını sel bastı", ENSONHABER, 23 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

tornado

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Archaía Olympía  Ileia 
Greece (37.65 N, 21.63 E) < 10 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
15:00 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 report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 5 minutes
direction of movement: SSW-NNE
A waterspout was recorded by a weather cam.
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/a.362591717111518/2060157357354937/?type=3&theater
Reference: Meteo.gr, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Mesolóngion  Aitolía kai Akarnanía 
Greece (38.37 N, 21.43 E) < 1 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 5 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, 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
thickness of hail cover: 5 cm
Large hail and large amounts of small hail in Mesologgi.
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/a.362591717111518/2060155040688502/?type=3&theater
Reference: meteo.gr, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Katsarós  Ileia 
Greece (37.72 N, 21.42 E) < 3 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
13:30 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, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Large hail in Katsarou, Ileia destroyed crops.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1999253656806446&set=pcb.10161279853200414&type=3&theater
Reference: metar.gr, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Itháki  Kefallinía 
Greece (38.36 N, 20.65 E) < 5 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
13:15 UTC (+/- 15 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
A large waterspout was reported between Ithaca and Kefalonia.
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/a.362591717111518/2060368237333849/?type=3&theater
Reference: meteo.gr, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Lixoúrion  Kefallinía 
Greece (38.20 N, 20.43 E) < 3 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
thickness of hail cover: 3 cm
Large amounts of small hail near Lixouri, Kefalonia.
https://www.facebook.com/IrenePefani/videos/o.161041914653307/10155665905630738/?type=2&theater&notif_t=page_wall&notif_id=1548186737395887
Reference: Facebook.com, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Filiatrá  Messenia 
Greece (37.09 N, 21.58 E) < 1 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 30 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, a report on a website
occurring over: water
A short-living waterspout was formed near Lagouvardos beach and was recorded by a weather cam.
https://www.facebook.com/159619430820731/videos/399149687508889/
Reference: Facebook, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Virtop  Bihor 
Romania (46.52 N, 22.63 E) < 1 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
11:20 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
An avalanche occured on road DN 75 Ştei - Câmpeni km23 , closing an important transit road.
https://www.ebihoreanul.ro/stiri/ultima-or-31-1/o-noua-avalansa-pe-dn-75-in-zona-vartop-146530.html
Reference: O noua avalansa pe DN 75 in zona Vartop, Ebihoreanul, 22 ianuarie 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Paul Carpus

large hail

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Vérga  Messinia 
Greece (37.00 N, 22.18 E) < 3 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 5 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, 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
thickness of hail cover: 10 cm
Large hail and large amounts of small hail in Ano Verga.
https://www.newsbomb.gr/ellada/story/952591/sovara-provlimata-apo-tin-kakokairia-sti-messinia-pics
Reference: newsbomb.gr, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Rotterdam 
Rotterdam/The Hague Airport Zuid-Holland 
Netherlands (51.96 N, 4.44 E) < 1 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
10:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Rotterdam/The Hague Airport was closed because of snowfall till at least 13.00 (UTC)
https://www.omroepwest.nl/nieuws/3759733/Vliegveld-plat-om-sneeuw
Reference: vliegveld plat om sneeuw, Omroep West, 22 jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Kalamáta  Messenia 
Greece (37.04 N, 22.11 E) < 1 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
10:30 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 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
thickness of hail cover: 10 cm
Large hail and large amounts of small hail in Kalamata.
https://www.messinialive.gr/sovara-provlimata-apo-tin-kakokairia-sti-messinia/?fbclid=IwAR3xfRig46weP3Zs9WTXi6511XzZcXlyZd3fvjNGUaUivWY036-eVHuZJT8
Reference: messinialive.gr, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Aspropouliá  Messinia 
Greece (37.12 N, 22.03 E) < 3 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
10:30 UTC (+/- 5 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: 2 cm
Large hail in Aspropoulia, Messinia.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=358383348314349&set=pcb.10161279663680414&type=3&theater
Reference: metar.gr, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Mantineia  Arkadia 
Greece (37.59 N, 22.44 E) < 3 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 5 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, a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, a damage survey by a severe weather expert, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
thickness of hail cover: 20 cm
Large hail and large amounts of small hail in Arcadia
https://www.messinialive.gr/sovara-provlimata-apo-tin-kakokairia-sti-messinia/?fbclid=IwAR3xfRig46weP3Zs9WTXi6511XzZcXlyZd3fvjNGUaUivWY036-eVHuZJT8
Reference: messinialive.gr, 22 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Strópones  Euboea 
Greece (38.63 N, 23.86 E) < 3 km
22-01-2019  (Tuesday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

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
A large avalanche was reported on Dirfys mountain, under the highest peak.
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/posts/2061112297259443?__xts__[0]=68.ARDjWiNQLKbW6hrfQOf6o87QieM7edWKpTZdj_2yUGBTDjVJHDct_KtM29eAFfjM6jy-rP9lAe31K_EXJkCECxcxd-3_AtA_SOqheTzzaSNtpZBinOQ3PGymO6crvdc6hGH42X8yO2GWO2y5w88n5Z_d4er3aFhoSQO3szxVf3jSt9GfoCiEY4WgruMBnsAx5ccGLDahzhPQSMwL4EXf8tqRBeo3yz0dsRj0TMuu9U0dVFsZivdsJZkpQZmj0rQ03buQfzTV8Ii6MjgzcUcDsrqxI74J5jSwe7SmSH8jtFjhVQ9jPXeYBmYoGIlUxNTH0GAHQvL7XuGJsbppnBhmAr0haLUTZnSktpCFmvJYIkOs2nYN6mv681E&__tn__=C-R
Reference: meteo.gr, 23 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Pélekas  Kérkyra 
Greece (39.59 N, 19.82 E) < 5 km
21-01-2019  (Monday)
15:40 UTC (+/- 5 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, a report on a website
occurring over: water
Giannis Gasteratos reported at least 3 waterspouts near Pelakas and Glyfada.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213481402248726&set=pcb.10161276784240414&type=3&theater
Reference: Facebook, 21 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Glifádha  Kerkyra 
Greece (39.59 N, 19.87 E) < 5 km
21-01-2019  (Monday)
15:20 UTC (+/- 5 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, a report on a website
occurring over: water
Giannis Gasteratos reported at least 3 waterspouts near Glyfada and Pelakas.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213481402248726&set=pcb.10161276784240414&type=3&theater
Reference: Facebook, 21 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Kérkyra  Kérkyra 
Greece (39.59 N, 19.82 E) < 5 km
21-01-2019  (Monday)
15:15 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 report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 10 minutes
Giannis Gasteratos reported at least 3 waterspouts near Corfu, Pelekas
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213481401928718&set=pcb.10161276784240414&type=3&theater
Reference: Facebook, 21 Jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

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