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selected: all reports
- occurring between 11-01-2019 00:00 and 18-01-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 192
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 lesser whirlwind
  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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Woerdense Verlaat  Zuid-Holland 
Netherlands (52.15 N, 4.85 E) < 1 km
17-01-2019  (Thursday)
06:35 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed
A lightning strike coused damage to a powerline near a house.
https://twitter.com/PolNieuwkoopKB/status/1085796937771638785
Reference: Politie Kaag en Braasem (twitter), 17 jan 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Malá Morávka 
Velký kotel  
Czech Republic (50.05 N, 17.24 E) < 1 km
16-01-2019  (Wednesday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
type of avalanche:slab avalanche
snow mass characteristics: a dry snow avalanche
avalanche triggering: natural
path length: 1 km
average path width: 300 m
direction of movement: WNW-ESE
elevation of starting point: 1365 m
elevation difference: 200 m
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
Large avalanche fell to Velký kotel.
https://www.horskasluzba.cz/cz/aktualni-informace/aktualne/tiskove-zpravy/2782-velika-lavina-sjela-ve-velkem-kotli
Reference: Veliká lavina sjela ve Velkém kotli, Horská služba ČR, 17 JAN 2019

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Miloslav Staněk (Czech Thunderstorm Research Association)

avalanche

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Angarsk Pass 
Angar-Burun [Mt. 1453m] Avtonomna Respublika Krym 
Ukraine (44.75 N, 34.31 E) < 5 km
16-01-2019  (Wednesday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Number of people injured: 1. 34-yr-old man injured by an avalanche
https://ru.krymr.com/a/news-angarskij-pereval-lavina/29713718.html
Reference: "На Ангарском перевале сошла лавина, есть пострадавший ", KRYM REALII, 16 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Ždiar  Prešovský kraj 
Slovak Republic (49.13 N, 20.73 E) < 1 km
16-01-2019  (Wednesday)
06:00 UTC 

based on information from: a report received by e-mail, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Inhabited place(s) cut off from transport infrastructure
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
snow calamity
Reference: report of the mayor of the village, report of the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic, / SVK-Emergency Response Coordination Centre – SVK-ERCC

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

severe wind

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Khostinskiy  Krasnodarskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (43.56 N, 39.79 E) < 3 km
16-01-2019  (Wednesday)
05:35 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://sochi-informburo.ru/2019/01/16/35383-v-sochi-nochju-soshli-lavina-sel-a-veter-povalil-derevja/
Reference: "В Сочи ночью сошли лавина, сель, а ветер повалил деревья", SOCHI INFORMBYURO, 16 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Sochi  Krasnodarskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (43.58 N, 39.74 E) < 1 km
16-01-2019  (Wednesday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney
https://sochi-informburo.ru/2019/01/16/35383-v-sochi-nochju-soshli-lavina-sel-a-veter-povalil-derevja/
Reference: "В Сочи ночью сошли лавина, сель, а ветер повалил деревья", SOCHI INFORMBYURO, 16 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Liptovský Ondrej  Žilinský kraj 
Slovak Republic (49.10 N, 19.72 E) < 1 km
16-01-2019  (Wednesday)
05:00 UTC 

based on information from: a report received by e-mail, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Inhabited place(s) cut off from transport infrastructure
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
snow calamity
Reference: report of the mayor of the village, report of the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic, / SVK-Emergency Response Coordination Centre – SVK-ERCC

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Jakubovany  Žilinský kraj 
Slovak Republic (49.10 N, 19.73 E) < 1 km
16-01-2019  (Wednesday)
05:00 UTC 

based on information from: a report received by e-mail, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Inhabited place(s) cut off from transport infrastructure
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
snow calamity
Reference: report of the mayor of the village, report of the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic, / SVK-Emergency Response Coordination Centre – SVK-ERCC

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

avalanche

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Pastxuf  Badaxshon 
Tajikistan (37.89 N, 71.61 E) < 20 km
16-01-2019  (Wednesday)
04:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
http://avesta.tj/2019/01/16/shod-snezhnyh-lavin-v-tadzhikistane-privel-k-chelovecheskim-zhertvam/
Reference: "Сход снежных лавин и камнепадов в Таджикистане привел к человеческим жертвам", AVESTA, 16 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

avalanche

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Kalay-Xusayen  Badaxshon 
Tajikistan (38.71 N, 70.67 E) < 20 km
16-01-2019  (Wednesday)
04:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
http://avesta.tj/2019/01/16/shod-snezhnyh-lavin-v-tadzhikistane-privel-k-chelovecheskim-zhertvam/
Reference: "Сход снежных лавин и камнепадов в Таджикистане привел к человеческим жертвам", AVESTA, 16 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Ujsoły  Śląskie 
Poland (49.48 N, 19.14 E) < 1 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
21:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed
Heavy, wet snow damaged power lines, power outages were reported.
https://www.rmf24.pl/fakty/polska/news-beskidy-niektore-przysiolki-wciaz-odciete-od-swiata,nId,2786187
Reference: "Beskidy: Niektóre przysiółki wciąż odcięte od świata", RMF24, 16 JAN 2019.

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska)

severe wind

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Dagomys  Krasnodarskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (43.67 N, 39.67 E) < 3 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://sochi-informburo.ru/2019/01/16/35383-v-sochi-nochju-soshli-lavina-sel-a-veter-povalil-derevja/
Reference: "В Сочи ночью сошли лавина, сель, а ветер повалил деревья", SOCHI INFORMBYURO, 16 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

avalanche

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Roza-Khutor  Krasnodarskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (43.66 N, 40.33 E) < 1 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
16:05 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
avalanche hit road from Roza-Khutor to Pslukh. 14 people trapped in snow masses. No injuries.
https://rg.ru/2019/01/16/reg-ufo/v-gorah-sochi-na-tehnologicheskuiu-dorogu-soshla-lavina.html
https://sochi-informburo.ru/2019/01/16/35383-v-sochi-nochju-soshli-lavina-sel-a-veter-povalil-derevja/
Reference: "В горах Сочи сошедшая на дорогу лавина заблокировала 14 человек ", ROSSIYSKAYA GAZETA, 16 JAN 2019.

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Chyżne 
PL-SK border Małopolskie 
Poland (49.41 N, 19.66 E) < 1 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
E77 road was closed due to prolonged period of heavy snow.
http://24tp.pl/n/54346
Reference: "Zamknięte przejście graniczne w Chyżnem ", Tygodnik Podhalański, 15 JAN 2019.

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska)

severe wind

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Talas  Kayseri Province 
Turkey (38.69 N, 35.56 E) < 1 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Building(s) (almost) fully destroyed
mosque minarett destroyed
https://www.cnnturk.com/turkiye/kayseride-siddetli-ruzgar-korku-dolu-anlar-yasatti?page=1
Reference: "Kayseri'de şiddetli rüzgar korku dolu anlar yaşattı ", CNN TÜRK, 15 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Yenidoğan  Kayseri Province 
Turkey (38.72 N, 35.53 E) < 1 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney
https://www.cnnturk.com/turkiye/kayseride-siddetli-ruzgar-korku-dolu-anlar-yasatti?page=2
Reference: "Kayseri'de şiddetli rüzgar korku dolu anlar yaşattı ", CNN TÜRK, 15 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Podhradie  Žilinský kraj 
Slovak Republic (49.08 N, 19.05 E) < 1 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report received by e-mail
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
snow calamity, transit on the roads and pathways is impossible, the snow must be moved out of the village
Reference: The mayor of the village Podhradie declared snow calamity.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Sankt Nikolai im Sölktal  Steiermark 
Austria (47.32 N, 14.05 E) < 5 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Number of people dead: 1.
Roof avalanche with about 1,5 m height hits man. Man died on spot.
https://steiermark.orf.at/news/stories/2958921/
Reference: "Von Dachlawine verschüttet: Obersteirer tot", ORF Steiermark, 15 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Malá Morávka 
Velký kotel Moravskoslezský kraj 
Czech Republic (50.06 N, 17.24 E) < 1 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on information from: a newspaper report
type of avalanche:slab avalanche
type of avalanche flow: a dense flow avalanche
avalanche triggering: natural
largest local avalanche in past 20 years | no damage reported | time of occurence unknown, spotted and reported on 15 JAN 2019
https://www.novinky.cz/domaci/494807-v-jesenikach-se-utrhla-nejvetsi-lavina-za-poslednich-20-let.html
Reference: "V Jeseníkách se utrhla největší lavina za posledních 20 let", Novinky.cz, 17 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

avalanche

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Flumserberg  Kanton Sankt Gallen 
Switzerland (47.08 N, 9.28 E) < 3 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
11:05 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Number of people injured: 1. group of three skier (two men, one woman) hit by an avalanche in an off-piste area. 22-yr-old woman injured.
https://www.dieostschweiz.ch/artikel/wieder-eine-lawine-drei-personen-im-skigebiet-flumserberg-verschuettet-GvVN6L6
Reference: "Wieder eine Lawine: Drei Personen im Skigebiet Flumserberg verschüttet", DIE OSTSCHWEIZ, 15 JAN 2019.

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

avalanche

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Mallnitz 
Raineralm Kärnten 
Austria (47.03 N, 13.18 E) < 3 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Number of people dead: 1.
Avalanche hit 24-year old man near Raineralm. His father called people for rescue. 24-year-old man died.
https://kaernten.orf.at/news/stories/2958826/
Reference: "Skitourengeher stirbt nach Lawinenunglück", ORF Kärnten, 15 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Conthey 
Mont Gond [Mt. 2710m] État du Valais / Staat Wallis 
Switzerland (46.28 N, 7.27 E) < 3 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
avalanche triggering: artificial
elevation of starting point: 2450 m
Number of people dead: 1.
20-yr-old woman (Swedish tourist) killed by an avalanche in an off-piste area.
https://www.1815.ch/news/wallis/aktuell/erneut-fordert-lawine-im-unterwallis-ein-opfer/
Reference: "Erneut fordert Lawine im Unterwallis ein Todesopfer", 1815.ch, 15 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Dlouhá Brtnice 
road I/38 Vysočina 
Czech Republic (49.24 N, 15.60 E) < 1 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
10:55 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
snow characteristics: whiteout.
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
road impassable and closed due to occurence of whiteout together with black ice
https://www.idnes.cz/jihlava/zpravy/doprava-silnice-pocasi-ledovka-nehoda-policie-jihlava-znojmo-vysocina-dlouha-brtnice.A190115_151114_jihlava-zpravy_mv
Reference: "Ledovka a bílá tma uzavřely hlavní silnici z Jihlavy na Znojmo", iDNES.cz, 15 JAN 2019 | dopravniinfo.cz, 15 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

severe wind

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Çumra  Konya Province 
Turkey (37.58 N, 32.77 E) < 10 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Building(s) damaged
http://www.yenimeram.com.tr/cumrada-etkili-ruzgar-demir-tabelayi-devirdi-321518.htm
Reference: "Çumra’da etkili rüzgar demir tabelayı devirdi", YENI MERAM, 15 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Davutlar  Aydın Province 
Turkey (37.72 N, 27.28 E) < 5 km
15-01-2019  (Tuesday)
08:05 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Farmland flooded
heavy rain. areas flooded. roads flooded/blocked/closed.
http://www.aydinkulis.com/asayis/saganak-yagmur-ve-siddetli-firtina-o-ilceyi-vurdu-h3346.html
Reference: "Sağanak yağmur ve şiddetli fırtına o ilçeyi vurdu", Şehirden Haberdar Olun, 15 JAN 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management)

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