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selected: all reports
- occurring between 18-09-2017 00:00 and 25-09-2017 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 75
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 dust devil
  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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tornado

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Ratzaklíon 
Out at sea between Zakynthos and Kephalonia Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (38.07 N, 20.78 E) < 100 km
25-09-2017  (Monday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 30 mins.
path start from 18:30
path end at 19:00
damage to property: None it was out at sea
No damge in land, we witnessed it out at sea between the two islands

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Christopher Booth [e-mail]

tornado

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Argostólion  Kefallinía 
Greece (38.17 N, 20.48 E) < 10 km
25-09-2017  (Monday)   09:40 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
2 tornadoes
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
Dimitris Kaioglou reported 2 waterspouts near the west coasts of Kefalonia. source: kefaloniapress.gr - 25/09/2017
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/a.362591717111518.82170.294797363890954/1500664666637545/?type=3&theater
http://www.kefaloniapress.gr/2017/09/25/ydrostrovilos-ke-erchete-vrochi-erchete-bora/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Mali Lošinj  Primorsko-Goranska 
Croatia (44.48 N, 14.39 E) < 10 km
24-09-2017  (Sunday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: water
2 tornadoes
The funnel cloud was observed.
two (2) waterspouts observed from Mali Lošinj; time and location estimated by radar; source: an eye-witness report via Facebook (Sandro Puncet Photos), 24 SEP 2017;
https://www.facebook.com/stormchaser.weather.photography/photos/a.246452535518744.1073741828.233920330105298/927430407420950/?type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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Livorno 
Italy (43.46 N, 10.37 E)
24-09-2017  (Sunday)   12:35 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report
Watersprout and thunderstorm in an area already hit 2 weeks ago by a severe flooding

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: EWOB Admin [e-mail]

tornado

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Pula 
Croatia (44.84 N, 13.84 E)
24-09-2017  (Sunday)   11:21 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report
Far WSW waterspout, a fat one.
https://ewob.eswd.eu/image/0f51cefe-bc3b-4cdc-8bd2-665874d56f5c.jpg

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: EWOB Admin [e-mail]

tornado

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Premantura 
5 Tornados Offshore South of premantura 3 of them At the Same Time Istarska 
Croatia (44.80 N, 13.91 E) < 10 km
24-09-2017  (Sunday)   11:00 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
3 tornadoes

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Felix G. [e-mail]

tornado

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Pula 
Croatia (44.83 N, 13.83 E)
24-09-2017  (Sunday)   09:02 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report
4 waterspouts far S of Verudela

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: EWOB Admin [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Teruel  Aragón 
Spain (40.35 N, 1.11 W) < 3 km
22-09-2017  (Friday)   19:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
peak accumulated precipitation: 40 mm
duration of peak precipitation: 0.5 hours
convective.
number of people injured: 4
floodings, 1 rescued man and 3 fire fighters in hospital due to hypothermia; source: "Una gran granizada deja 4 personas atendidas por hipotermia y provoca caos circulatorio en Teruel", HERALDO.ES, 23 Sept 2017; "Major hailstorm, huge hail accumulations in Teruel, Spain", THE WATCHERS, 23 Sept 2017; "Una fuerte granizada viste de blanco las calles de Teruel", CADENASER.COM, 23 Sept 2017; checked by lightning detection;
http://www.heraldo.es/noticias/aragon/teruel-provincia/teruel/2017/09/22/una-espectacular-tormenta-granizo-blanquea-teruel-1198050-303.html
https://watchers.news/2017/09/23/hailstorm-teruel-spain/
http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/09/23/radio_zaragoza/1506143546_041681.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Teruel  Aragón 
Spain (40.35 N, 1.11 W) < 3 km
22-09-2017  (Friday)   19:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
huge hail amounts, hail cover up to 50 cm (but it is possible, that the hail accumulation was caused at least partially by water stream); source: "Una gran granizada deja 4 personas atendidas por hipotermia y provoca caos circulatorio en Teruel", HERALDO.ES, 23 Sept 2017; "Major hailstorm, huge hail accumulations in Teruel, Spain", THE WATCHERS, 23 Sept 2017; "Una fuerte granizada viste de blanco las calles de Teruel", CADENASER.COM, 23 Sept 2017; checked by lightning detection;
http://www.heraldo.es/noticias/aragon/teruel-provincia/teruel/2017/09/22/una-espectacular-tormenta-granizo-blanquea-teruel-1198050-303.html
https://watchers.news/2017/09/23/hailstorm-teruel-spain/
http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/09/23/radio_zaragoza/1506143546_041681.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Bolhrad  Odessa Oblast 
Ukraine (45.68 N, 28.61 E)
22-09-2017  (Friday)   18:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service
precipitation: 54 mm
duration of precipitation: 1 hours
WAREP report

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Kibal`chich (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Hala Gąsienicowa  Małopolskie 
Poland (49.24 N, 20.01 E)
21-09-2017  (Thursday)   22:00 UTC 

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 189.8 mm
duration of precipitation: 24 hours
duration of peak precipitation: 16 hours
6 hour accumulated precipitation: 59.3 mm
12 hour accumulated precipitation: 114.7 mm
nonconvective.
A heavy rainfall was recorded on an automatic meteorologic station in Hala Gąsienicowa. 217,9 mm of precipitation was recorded during 36-hour period. This amount of rain was confirmed in a daily bulletin. Source: Monitor IMGW (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management), 22 SEP 2017.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/249200540

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

large hail

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İstanbul 
Turkey (40.98 N, 29.11 E)
21-09-2017  (Thursday)   21:33 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: EWOB Admin [e-mail]

large hail

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Berdychiv  Zhytomyrs'ka Oblast' 
Ukraine (49.90 N, 28.58 E)
21-09-2017  (Thursday)   16:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 8 cm
Вспышка аномально крупного града на холодном фронте, интенсивный рост суперячейковых гроз (САРЕ 1000-1500 Дж/кг, DLS 20-30 м/с!)
http://savepic.net/9996614.jpg
http://savepic.net/9994566.jpg
http://vk.com/wall-21245447_334310
http://vk.com/wall-21245447_334139

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Kibal`chich (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

large hail

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Kryzhopil'  Vinnyts'ka Oblast' 
Ukraine (48.38 N, 28.88 E)
21-09-2017  (Thursday)   13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 5 cm
http://savepic.net/10021209.jpg
http://vk.com/wall-21245447_334042

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Kibal`chich (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

large hail

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Şoldăneşti  Raionul Şoldăneşti 
Moldova (47.81 N, 28.80 E)
21-09-2017  (Thursday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 30 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: 5 cm
hailstone properties: aggregates.
Мощный удар стихии: Град размером с куриное яйцо уничтожил гектары садов в Молдове. source: "Мощный удар стихии: Град размером с куриное яйцо уничтожил гектары садов в Молдове (фото)", http://neskuchno-news.com, 2017-09-22
http://neskuchno-news.com/life/moshchnyi-udar-stikhii-grad-razmerom-s-kurinoe-iaitco-unichtozhil-gektary-sadov-v-moldove-foto-112043.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Yurii Litvinov / Thomas Schreiner (ESWD Quality Control), checked by lightning detection system [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Kuz'ki  Sumy Oblast 
Ukraine (51.30 N, 33.28 E)
21-09-2017  (Thursday)   01:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
Konotopsky district: Rescuers liquidated fires caused by lightning Конотопський район: рятувальники ліквідували пожежі спричинені блискавками
http://sumy.dsns.gov.ua/ua/Nadzvichayni-podiyi/3955.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Yurii Litvinov [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Konotop  Sumy Oblast 
Ukraine (51.23 N, 33.20 E)
20-09-2017  (Wednesday)   20:15 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
Konotopsky district: Rescuers liquidated fires caused by lightning Конотопський район: рятувальники ліквідували пожежі спричинені блискавками
http://sumy.dsns.gov.ua/ua/Nadzvichayni-podiyi/3955.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Yurii Litvinov [e-mail]

tornado

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Tragána  Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (37.00 N, 21.67 E)
20-09-2017  (Wednesday)   18:30 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, a report on a website
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 10 mins.
direction of movement: WNW-ESE
Kostas Papapetrou reported a waterspout near the coast of Messinia, close to Tragana on 20/09/2017. source: meteo.gr
https://www.facebook.com/kostas.papapetrou/posts/10209989304640506

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Pasichna  Ivano-Frankivs'ka Oblast' 
Ukraine (48.57 N, 24.41 E)
20-09-2017  (Wednesday)   18:30 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.
Lightning struck the house in Ivano-Frankivsk region and caused a fire. На Івано-Франківщині блискавка влучила у будинок і спричинила пожежу/
http://mi100.info/2017/09/21/na-ivano-frankivshhyni-blyskavka-vluchyla-u-budynok-sprychynyla-pozhezhu/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Yurii Litvinov [e-mail]

large hail

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București  Gorj 
Romania (45.05 N, 23.28 E) < 1 km
20-09-2017  (Wednesday)   17:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
event duration at place of observation: 0.20 mins.
path start from 13:20
path end at 13:40
number of people injured: 0
number of people dead: 0
Thunderstorm. Hail 2..3 cm diameter, 70 km/h wind gusts; source: "Furtună puternică la Târgu Jiu! Orașul, acoperit de un nor NEGRU. Sirenele de avertizare a populației au pornit! (VIDEO, FOTO)", B1.RO, 2017-09-20; "Gorj: Furtună puternică la Târgu Jiu", GDS.RO, 2017-09-20 precipitation: 20 mm duration of precipitation: 0.20 hours convective. path start from 13:20 path end at 13:40 Note: Rain measurements of less than 25 mm must not be reported to the ESWD, even for shorter intervals than 1/2 hour.
http://www.b1.ro/stiri/eveniment/furtuna-puternica-la-targu-jiu-orasul-acoperit-de-un-nor-negru-sirenele-de-avertizare-a-populatiei-au-pornit-video-foto-199104.html
http://www.gds.ro/Local/Gorj/2017-09-20/gorj-furtuna-puternica-la-targu-jiu/
https://www.facebook.com/SWRomania/posts/1967646096849958

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Daniel-Robert Manta; Thomas Schreiner (ESWD Quality Control), checked by lightning detection system [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Korop  Chernihivs'ka Oblast' 
Ukraine (51.57 N, 32.97 E)
20-09-2017  (Wednesday)   17:00 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.
На Чернігівщині вогнеборці ліквідували 6 пожеж, спричинені грозовими розрядами
http://pik.cn.ua/30961/na-chernigivshchini-vognebortsi-likviduvali-6-pozhezh-sprichineni-grozovimi-rozryadami/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Yurii Litvinov [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Honcharivs'ke  Chernihivs'ka Oblast' 
Ukraine (51.28 N, 31.00 E)
20-09-2017  (Wednesday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: persons.
number of people dead: 1
n the Chernigov region, as a result of a lightning strike, the cadet received fatal injuries. В Черниговской области в результате удара молнии курсант получил смертельные травмы.
http://glavcom.ua/ru/news/na-chernigovshchine-molniya-ubila-kursanta--438601.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Yurii Litvinov [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Losevka  Chernihivs'ka Oblast' 
Ukraine (52.05 N, 32.56 E)
20-09-2017  (Wednesday)   15:00 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.
На Чернігівщині вогнеборці ліквідували 6 пожеж, спричинені грозовими розрядами
http://pik.cn.ua/30961/na-chernigivshchini-vognebortsi-likviduvali-6-pozhezh-sprichineni-grozovimi-rozryadami/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Yurii Litvinov [e-mail]

tornado

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Epitálion  Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (37.63 N, 21.50 E) < 3 km
20-09-2017  (Wednesday)   13:50 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
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 30 mins.
direction of movement: WNW-ESE
Pavlos Tsouramanis reported 2 waterspouts near Epitalion on Wednesday 20/09/2017. source: meteo.gr
https://www.facebook.com/pavlos.tsouramanis/posts/1695519817148446

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Syvukhy 
Ukraine (50.92 N, 31.10 E)
20-09-2017  (Wednesday)   13:38 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
На Чернігівщині вогнеборці ліквідували 6 пожеж, спричинені грозовими розрядами
http://pik.cn.ua/30961/na-chernigivshchini-vognebortsi-likviduvali-6-pozhezh-sprichineni-grozovimi-rozryadami/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Yurii Litvinov [e-mail]

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