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- occurring between 22-03-2015 00:00 and 29-03-2015 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 40
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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funnel cloud

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Athens  Attikí 
Greece (38.05 N, 23.84 E) < 1 km
28-03-2015  (Saturday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail
vertical development: 40% of the distance cloud-ground
Large funnel was observed near Penteli,northern portions of Athens /Photo:Stratos Avgerinos
http://i61.tinypic.com/16ih661.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Bodrum  Muğla Province 
Turkey (37.04 N, 27.43 E)
28-03-2015  (Saturday)   08:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a report on a website
hailstorm; significant hail layer; source: "BODRUM BEYAZA BÜRÜNDÜ", MILLIYET, 28 MAR 2015;
http://www.milliyet.com.tr/bodrum-beyaza-burundu-mugla-yerelfotogaleri-8195885/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Lakkíon  Dodekánisos  
Greece (37.13 N, 26.85 E) < 10 km
28-03-2015  (Saturday)   00:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, 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.
damage to property: flooded houses . impassable roads
damage to crops and forests: large damages to tree farms
ΛΕΡΟΣ: Σε κατάσταση έκτακτης ανάγκης κηρύσσεται το νησί [ΦΩΤΟ] / Source:lerosnews.gr/zougla.gr/
http://www.zougla.gr/greece/article/i-leros-ekpempi-sos
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http://www.lerosnews.gr/component/k2/item/5126-leros-se-katastash-ektakths-anagkhs-khryssetai-to-nhsi-fwto.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Chalkída  Évvoia 
Greece (38.46 N, 23.60 E)
27-03-2015  (Friday)   17:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: cellars and roads flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
source: "Δυνατές βροχές με χαλάζι σε Αθήνα και Χαλκίδα(VIDEO&ΦΩΤΟ )", PATRAS TIMES, 27 MAR 2015;
http://www.patrastimes.gr/arthro.php?id=88617

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Athens 
Nikaia Attikí 
Greece (37.98 N, 23.73 E) < 3 km
27-03-2015  (Friday)   16:30 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 newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
average hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: stones with rings, porous stones.
event duration at place of observation: 5 mins.
Large hail in western parts of Athens metropolitan area for 5 minutes. Also, excessive rainfall afterwards caused problems.
http://oi61.tinypic.com/vcutn7.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (private voluntary observer) [e-mail]

large hail

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Montemiletto  Campania 
Italy (41.01 N, 14.91 E) < 3 km
26-03-2015  (Thursday)   16:15 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a report on a website
hailstorm; significant hail layer (and size) reported; source: "Grandinata da record: chicchi grandi come pietre sull'Irpinia", OTTO PAGINE, 26 MAR 2015;
http://www.ottopagine.it/av/attualita/9788/grandinata-da-record-chicchi-grandi-come-pietre-sull-irpinia.shtml

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

large hail

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Lanciano  Abruzzo 
Italy (42.22 N, 14.39 E) < 3 km
26-03-2015  (Thursday)   16:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
hailstorm; significant hail layer >2cm; source: "Grandine Lanciano: imbiancata la A14, intervenuti gli spazzaneve", CENTRO METEO ITALIANO, 26 MAR 2015;
http://www.centrometeoitaliano.it/notizie-meteo/grandine-lanciano-imbiancata-la-a14-intervenuti-gli-spazzaneve-26-03-2015-26117/?refresh_cens

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Split  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.51 N, 16.44 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   12:32 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 35.7 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 24.2 m/s
nonconvective.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
The largest measured Jugo wind gust since the measurement started

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

contact: Natasa Strelec Mahovic (DHMZ) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Zola Predosa  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.49 N, 11.22 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
precipitation: 60 mm
damage to property: damage
source: "Maltempo, piogge torrenziali in Emilia Romagna: allagamenti ed esondazioni nel bolognese", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-piogge-torrenziali-in-emilia-romagna-allagamenti-ed-esondazioni-nel-bolognese/418924/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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San Lazzaro di Savena  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.47 N, 11.41 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: roads blocked / closed / impassable
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
source: "Maltempo, piogge torrenziali in Emilia Romagna: allagamenti ed esondazioni nel bolognese", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-piogge-torrenziali-in-emilia-romagna-allagamenti-ed-esondazioni-nel-bolognese/418924/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Castel dei Britti  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.42 N, 11.44 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: roads blocked / closed / impassable
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
source: "Maltempo, piogge torrenziali in Emilia Romagna: allagamenti ed esondazioni nel bolognese", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-piogge-torrenziali-in-emilia-romagna-allagamenti-ed-esondazioni-nel-bolognese/418924/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Pianoro  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.39 N, 11.34 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: roads blocked / closed / impassable
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
source: "Maltempo, piogge torrenziali in Emilia Romagna: allagamenti ed esondazioni nel bolognese", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-piogge-torrenziali-in-emilia-romagna-allagamenti-ed-esondazioni-nel-bolognese/418924/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Bologna  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.49 N, 11.34 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: roads blocked
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
source: "Maltempo, piogge torrenziali in Emilia Romagna: allagamenti ed esondazioni nel bolognese", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-piogge-torrenziali-in-emilia-romagna-allagamenti-ed-esondazioni-nel-bolognese/418924/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Castel Folignano 
SP31 [road]. Marche 
Italy (42.82 N, 13.63 E) < 3 km
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   08:00 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. landslides
source: "Maltempo nell’ascolano: chiuse per frane 3 strade provinciali", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-nellascolano-chiuse-per-frane-3-strade-provinciali/418632/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Ascoli Piceno 
SP24 [road]. Marche 
Italy (42.85 N, 13.63 E) < 3 km
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   08:00 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 nell’ascolano: chiuse per frane 3 strade provinciali", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-nellascolano-chiuse-per-frane-3-strade-provinciali/418632/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Ripe di Civitella  Abruzzo 
Italy (42.76 N, 13.64 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   07:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded. landslide
total damage: families evacuated
source: "Maltempo, diluvia su gran parte d’Italia: incubo alluvione in Sardegna, un morto a Roma", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-diluvia-gran-parte-ditalia-incubo-alluvione-in-sardegna-morto-roma/418951/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Canistro  Abruzzo 
Italy (41.94 N, 13.41 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   07:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: power line damaged
damage to crops and forests: tree downed
source: "Maltempo: forte vento nella Marsica, alberi abbattuti e tetti danneggiati", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-forte-vento-marsica-alberi-abbattuti-tetti-danneggiati/418944/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Case Incile  Abruzzo 
Italy (41.99 N, 13.44 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   07:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: road blocked
damage to crops and forests: tree downed
source: "Maltempo: forte vento nella Marsica, alberi abbattuti e tetti danneggiati", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-forte-vento-marsica-alberi-abbattuti-tetti-danneggiati/418944/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Luco dei Marsi  Abruzzo 
Italy (41.96 N, 13.47 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   07:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: house damaged
source: "Maltempo: forte vento nella Marsica, alberi abbattuti e tetti danneggiati", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-forte-vento-marsica-alberi-abbattuti-tetti-danneggiati/418944/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Roma  Lazio 
Italy (41.92 N, 12.51 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: trees downed
number of people injured: 3
number of people dead: 1
car hit by falling tree; 61-yr-old man killed; An Extratropical cyclone (994 Hpa) caused a severe S/SE wind for 6-7h time, over south and central Italy (max gust speed 23-25 m/s). Many trees collapsed in Rome and cities around Rome, Ostia and Fiumicino coast ; source: "Maltempo, diluvia su gran parte d’Italia: incubo alluvione in Sardegna, un morto a Roma", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015; etc.; (reports united);
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-diluvia-gran-parte-ditalia-incubo-alluvione-in-sardegna-morto-roma/418951/
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http://www.ilcaffe.tv/articolo/12286/vento-fortissimo-cade-una-quercia-su-un-automobile-un-morto

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Fasano  Puglia 
Italy (40.83 N, 17.36 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: light pole downed. roof damaged
source: "Maltempo, diluvia su gran parte d’Italia: incubo alluvione in Sardegna, un morto a Roma", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-diluvia-gran-parte-ditalia-incubo-alluvione-in-sardegna-morto-roma/418951/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Vallo di Diano  Campania 
Italy (40.30 N, 15.29 E) < 3 km
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   05:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: roads blocked
damage to crops and forests: trees downed
source: "Maltempo Salerno: chiuso al pubblico il cimitero di Sala Consilina", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-salerno-chiuso-pubblico-cimitero-sala-consilina/418572/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Polla  Campania 
Italy (40.52 N, 15.50 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   05:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
damage to property: roof blown away. car damaged
source: "Maltempo Salerno: chiuso al pubblico il cimitero di Sala Consilina", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-salerno-chiuso-pubblico-cimitero-sala-consilina/418572/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Sala Consilina  Campania 
Italy (40.39 N, 15.60 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   05:00 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 Salerno: chiuso al pubblico il cimitero di Sala Consilina", METEOWEB.eu, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/maltempo-salerno-chiuso-pubblico-cimitero-sala-consilina/418572/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Vibo Valentia  Calabria 
Italy (38.67 N, 16.09 E)
25-03-2015  (Wednesday)   03:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: trees downed
source: "Maltempo, raffiche di vento nel Vibonese: danni in diversi centri", GIORNALE DI CALABRIA, 25 MAR 2015;
http://www.giornaledicalabria.it/?p=16106

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

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