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selected: all reports
- occurring between 20-04-2015 00:00 and 27-04-2015 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 48
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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large hail

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Saint-Ursanne  République et Canton du Jura 
Switzerland (47.37 N, 7.15 E)
27-04-2015  (Monday)   14:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
hailstorm; significant hail layer; source: Schweizer Sturmforum; WebCam St.-Ursanne, 27 APR 2015;
http://www.sturmforum.ch/forum_uploads/incoming/20150427_164527_Michi_Grueningen_frei.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Cranzahl  Sachsen 
Germany (50.52 N, 13.00 E)
27-04-2015  (Monday)   13:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: 1 estate damaged
source: "Unwetter über Sachsen: Gewitter, Sturm, Starkregen, Hagel", FREIE PRESSE, 27 APR 2015; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 27 APR 2015;
http://www.freiepresse.de/NACHRICHTEN/SACHSEN/Unwetter-ueber-Sachsen-Gewitter-Sturm-Starkregen-Hagel-artikel9180086.php

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Limbach-Oberfrohna  Sachsen 
Germany (50.87 N, 12.75 E)
27-04-2015  (Monday)   13:27 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstorm; large hail up to 2cm i.d.; source: witness report; reported v. Unwetterzentrale Deutschland, 27 APR 2015; RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

large hail

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Callenberg  Sachsen 
Germany (50.85 N, 12.63 E)
27-04-2015  (Monday)   13:07 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: oblate (squeezed ball/ellipsoid) stones, stones with rings.
source: "Unwetter über Sachsen: Gewitter, Sturm, Starkregen, Hagel", FREIE PRESSE, 27 APR 2015; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 27 APR 2015;
http://www.freiepresse.de/NACHRICHTEN/SACHSEN/Unwetter-ueber-Sachsen-Gewitter-Sturm-Starkregen-Hagel-artikel9180086.php

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Meerane  Sachsen 
Germany (50.85 N, 12.47 E)
27-04-2015  (Monday)   12:43 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
hailstorm; large hail up to 3cm i.d.; source: witness report; reported v. Unwetterzentrale Deutschland, 27 APR 2015; RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

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Waldsachsen  Sachsen 
Germany (50.83 N, 12.42 E)
27-04-2015  (Monday)   12:32 UTC 

based on: information from : a trained storm spotter
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstorm; large hail 2cm i.d.; source: trained Skywarn Deutschland storm spotter report, 27 APR 2015; RAD;
http://88.198.32.204/vf/2238.wav

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Crimmitschau  Sachsen 
Germany (50.82 N, 12.39 E)
27-04-2015  (Monday)   12:29 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
damage to crops and forests: trees damaged
hailstorm; large hail 2cm i.d.; trees damaged; source: witness / damage witness report; reported v. Unwetterzentrale Deutschland , 27 APR 2015; RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Aviano  Friuli-Venezia Giulia 
Italy (46.07 N, 12.60 E)
27-04-2015  (Monday)   11:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: land
The funnel cloud was observed.
tornado observed in Aviano town; source: Tornado in Italia (Facebook), 27 APR 2015;
https://www.facebook.com/tornadoinitalia/videos/vb.367316700116703/429190390596000/?type=2&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Arles  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 
France (43.68 N, 4.63 E) < 3 km
27-04-2015  (Monday)   05:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: land
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
tornado observed near a road near Arles (Bouches-du-Rhône); source: "Tornade près d'Arles (13) ce lundi matin", KERAUNOS, 27 APR 2015;
http://www.keraunos.org/actualites/fil-infos/2015/avril/tornade-arles-27-avril-2015-bouches-du-rhone-video.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Saint-Clément  Région Bourgogne 
France (48.22 N, 3.30 E)
26-04-2015  (Sunday)   16:01 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website
precipitation: 22 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.16 hours
heavy rain; source: witness report; reported v. "Forts orages des Pyrénées au Limousin et à la Bourgogne le 26 avril", KERAUNOS, 26 APR 2015;
http://www.keraunos.org/actualites/fil-infos/2015/avril/orages-grele-fortes-pluies-suivi-26-avril-2015-pyrenees-limousin-bourgogne.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Maastricht  Limburg 
Netherlands (50.85 N, 5.69 E)
26-04-2015  (Sunday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, an eyewitness report of the damage
damage to crops and forests: two trees severe damaged
number of people injured: 0
number of people dead: 0

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: NoodweerNederland [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Rocamadour  Région Midi-Pyrénées 
France (44.80 N, 1.62 E) < 3 km
26-04-2015  (Sunday)   12:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: 1 house damaged
source: "Une maison frappée par le foudre", LA DEPECHE DU MIDI, 27 APR 2015;
http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2015/04/27/2094675-une-maison-frappee-par-le-foudre.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Gramat  Région Midi-Pyrénées 
France (44.78 N, 1.72 E)
26-04-2015  (Sunday)   12:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: damage
source: "Une maison frappée par le foudre", LA DEPECHE DU MIDI, 27 APR 2015;
http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2015/04/27/2094675-une-maison-frappee-par-le-foudre.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Martel  Région Midi-Pyrénées 
France (44.77 N, 1.78 E)
26-04-2015  (Sunday)   12:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: cellars flooded; damage
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
source: "Une maison frappée par le foudre", LA DEPECHE DU MIDI, 27 APR 2015;
http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2015/04/27/2094675-une-maison-frappee-par-le-foudre.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Miribel-les-Échelles  Région Rhône-Alpes 
France (45.42 N, 5.70 E)
25-04-2015  (Saturday)   17:35 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: 1 house damaged
source: "Deux maisons victimes de la foudre à Saint-Savin et Miribel-les-Échelles, en Isère", FRANCE 3, 26 APR 2015;
http://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/alpes/2015/04/26/deux-maisons-victimes-de-la-foudre-saint-savin-et-miribel-les-echelles-en-isere-712419.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Saint-Savin  Région Rhône-Alpes 
France (45.63 N, 5.30 E)
25-04-2015  (Saturday)   16:20 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: 1 house damaged
source: "Deux maisons victimes de la foudre à Saint-Savin et Miribel-les-Échelles, en Isère", FRANCE 3, 26 APR 2015;
http://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/alpes/2015/04/26/deux-maisons-victimes-de-la-foudre-saint-savin-et-miribel-les-echelles-en-isere-712419.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

severe wind

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Perm'  Permskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (58.00 N, 56.25 E)
25-04-2015  (Saturday)   03:00 UTC (+/- 6 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: houses damaged
source: Опасная погода в СНГ (RU, UA, BY, GE, KZ), 25 APR 2015;
http://vk.com/severeweatherru?w=wall-11570669_3617

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) / Опасная погода в СНГ (RU, UA, BY, GE, KZ) [e-mail]

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Goris  Syunik' 
Armenia (39.51 N, 46.34 E) < 3 km
24-04-2015  (Friday)   21:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: roads blocked / closed / impassable
source: "Նորից ցրտեր. Վերին Լարսը փակ է", ARMTIMES.com, 25 APR 2015;
http://www.armtimes.com/hy/read/63185

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Kapan  Syunik' 
Armenia (39.20 N, 46.41 E) < 3 km
24-04-2015  (Friday)   21:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: roads blocked / closed / impassable
source: "Նորից ցրտեր. Վերին Լարսը փակ է", ARMTIMES.com, 25 APR 2015;
http://www.armtimes.com/hy/read/63185

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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K'ajaran  Syunik 
Armenia (39.14 N, 46.16 E)
24-04-2015  (Friday)   21:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: roads blocked / closed / impassable
source: "Նորից ցրտեր. Վերին Լարսը փակ է", ARMTIMES.com, 25 APR 2015;
http://www.armtimes.com/hy/read/63185

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Starigrad  Zadarska 
Croatia (44.29 N, 15.44 E)
24-04-2015  (Friday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

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

large hail

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Posedarje  Zadarska 
Croatia (44.21 N, 15.48 E)
24-04-2015  (Friday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website

report status: event fully verified (QC2)

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

large hail

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Bozova  Şanlıurfa Province 
Turkey (37.36 N, 38.53 E)
23-04-2015  (Thursday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a report on a website
average hail diameter: 1.2 cm
thickness of hail cover: 3 cm
hailstone properties: aggregates.
damage to crops and forests: farmland damaged
hailstorm; significant hail layer; farmland damaged; source: "Bozova'da dolu yağışı", SANLIURFA.com, 23 APR 2015;
http://www.sanliurfa.com/bozovada-dolu-yagisi/1671437763/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Ortaköy  Aksaray Province 
Turkey (38.74 N, 34.04 E)
22-04-2015  (Wednesday)   16:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to crops and forests: farmland damaged
source: "Aksaray'da Dolu Yağışı", HABERLER, 23 APR 2015;
http://www.haberler.com/aksaray-da-dolu-yagisi-7230547-haberi/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

dust devil

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Alt Krenzlin  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany (53.32 N, 11.30 E)
22-04-2015  (Wednesday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
large dust devil observed; source: RADIO NDR 1, Nordmagazin; witness photo report:
https://scontent-fra.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/11160658_688732004571069_6279821695558780079_n.jpg?oh=b53df480036b6130bc65bae73dc09aba&oe=55DE53B1

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

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