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selected: all reports
- occurring between 09-05-2022 00:00 and 16-05-2022 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 431
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
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  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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severe wind

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Santa Cruz de Graciosa  Graciosa 
Portugal (39.09 N, 28.03 W) < 1 km
16-05-2022  (Monday)
01:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 28 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 28 m/s (+ / - 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=08507&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=16&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 16 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Santo Amaro  São Jorge 
Portugal (38.66 N, 28.17 W) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 25 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 25 m/s (+ / - 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=08510&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=16&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 16 MAY 2022.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Santa Cruz das Flores  Flores 
Portugal (39.45 N, 31.13 W) < 1 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 29 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 29 m/s (+ / - 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=08501&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=16&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 16 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Vila do Corvo  Corvo 
Portugal (39.67 N, 31.11 W) < 1 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
21:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 33 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 33 m/s (+ / - 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=08502&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=16&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 16 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

damaging lightning

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Troarn  Région Basse-Normandie 
France (49.18 N, 0.18 W) < 1 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
17:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, a newspaper report
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
Stroken by lightning, a foster home for children took fire. No injury. 11 children were evacuated.
https://www.ouest-france.fr/normandie/caen-14000/orages-dans-le-calvados-la-foudre-est-tombee-sur-la-maison-familiale-de-troarn-fbab01fc-d474-11ec-8cf8-13e381b3bad5
Reference: "Orages dans le Calvados. La foudre tombe sur la maison familiale de Troarn : des enfants évacués", Ouest-France, 15 May 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Okhotsk  Khabarovsky Kray 
Russian Federation (59.36 N, 143.21 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
16:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 26 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 26 m/s (+ / - 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=31088&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=16&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 16 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Visp  Valais 
Switzerland (46.30 N, 7.85 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
16:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 26.8 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 26.8 m/s.
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=06727&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=16&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 16 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Wolfsberg  Kärnten 
Austria (46.84 N, 14.84 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
15:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
thickness of hail cover: 2 cm
https://video-vie1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t42.3356-2/281211460_5079476668754467_4769829536597644229_n.mp4/video-1652629289.mp4?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-6&_nc_sid=060d78&_nc_ohc=rAmDZd2LBlsAX9DbEg3&vabr=1058526&_nc_ht=video-vie1-1.xx&oh=03_AVLWdgOdpwL-4nUbWSB4HhCeH3OfHvFHYikt4O4OLAIokw&oe=628259AF&dl=1
https://scontent-vie1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/280640458_314785167485429_1871037665130143052_n.jpg?stp=dst-jpg_p280x280&_nc_cat=105&ccb=1-6&_nc_sid=ae9488&_nc_ohc=bv3tpQ3oNGEAX-MQzc7&_nc_ht=scontent-vie1-1.xx&oh=03_AVLMxmBjeSPv4uJA-T0SIWVo0Gr23SLOvuvOaKiAbHbl1A&oe=628251D7
https://scontent-vie1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/280391551_1675281986169370_7681470473999791603_n.jpg?stp=dst-jpg_p280x280&_nc_cat=104&ccb=1-6&_nc_sid=ae9488&_nc_ohc=EtWVwd9fJPgAX9_JqCk&_nc_oc=AQm6Ct8lexIl-amytYiS0yhIbb013n-Y_0U2qElEPRRLcv3_7FDZ_3d56VcDkVY4ZjQ&_nc_ht=scontent-vie1-1.xx&oh=03_AVKgTvjko9rP7bBJgni-BRje93lIaac-8tMqPeGMHyzP_w&oe=62A4C865
https://scontent-vie1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/280393638_366599468767263_1944493763763785101_n.jpg?stp=dst-jpg_p280x280&_nc_cat=101&ccb=1-6&_nc_sid=ae9488&_nc_ohc=n2_ajl6jHJwAX92Ha9F&_nc_ht=scontent-vie1-1.xx&oh=03_AVKBJ43vCQTScwfpSMl_6s1eoN56wViXSTACHWmz1oqCRA&oe=62A6921C
Reference: User report on Facebook via Skywarn Austria / Aktuelle Wetterwarnungen für Österreich, 15 MAY 2022,

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Rouessé-Vassé  Région Pays de la Loire 
France (48.17 N, 0.20 W) < 1 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website, a newspaper report
wind speed: 29.44 m/s
Convective windgust.
https://www.tf1info.fr/meteo/alerte-meteo-france-six-departements-en-vigilance-orange-des-orages-virulents-attendus-la-carte-des-previsions-2219802.html
Reference: "Orages : fin de l'alerte orange aux orages qui a touché six départements", TF1info.fr, 15 May 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Kırkpınar  Konya 
Turkey (39.14 N, 32.84 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://haberdairesi.com/konya/konyada-beysehir-ve-kadinhanini-dolu-vurdu-72389h
Reference: "Konya’da Beyşehir ve Kadınhanı'nı dolu vurdu", HABER DAIRESI, 15 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Kömüşini  Konya 
Turkey (39.26 N, 32.95 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://haberdairesi.com/konya/konyada-beysehir-ve-kadinhanini-dolu-vurdu-72389h
Reference: "Konya’da Beyşehir ve Kadınhanı'nı dolu vurdu", HABER DAIRESI, 15 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Kulu  Konya 
Turkey (39.10 N, 33.06 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://haberdairesi.com/konya/konyada-beysehir-ve-kadinhanini-dolu-vurdu-72389h
Reference: "Konya’da Beyşehir ve Kadınhanı'nı dolu vurdu", HABER DAIRESI, 15 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Yambol  Yambol 
Bulgaria (42.48 N, 26.51 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
11:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website
Plausible large hail (exact diameter unknown) was reported during passage of a thunderstorm.
https://www.facebook.com/Meteobalkans/posts/pfbid02Euu5w47edeRCH2ipPSKFMskoczGMxGUJufi36TUj4d15fa1ML55aFhEB2K8hmvb5l
Reference: Eyewitness report via Meteo Balkans (on Facebook), 15 MAY 2022.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Araban  Gaziantep Province 
Turkey (37.43 N, 37.68 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
10:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://www.ahaber.com.tr/yasam/2022/05/15/gaziantepi-dolu-vurdu-8-dakika-surdu
Reference: "Gaziantep'i dolu vurdu! 8 dakika sürdü", A HABER, 15 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Okhotsk  Khabarovsky Kray 
Russian Federation (59.36 N, 143.21 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
07:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 27 m/s (+ / - 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=31088&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=16&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 16 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Kuyuluk  Hatay Province 
Turkey (36.92 N, 36.27 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://www.medyagazete.com/haber/misket-buyuklugunde-dolu-yagdi-442931
Reference: "Misket büyüklüğünde dolu yağdı", MEDYAGAZETE, 15 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Ozernaya  Kamchatskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (51.49 N, 156.50 E) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
04:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 27 m/s (+ / - 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=32594&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=15&hora=18
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 16 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

damaging lightning

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Bretteville-en-Saire  Région Basse-Normandie 
France (49.65 N, 1.53 W) < 3 km
15-05-2022  (Sunday)
03:02 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/la-foudre-a-frappe-le-local-municipal-de-bretteville-en-saire-et-provoque-un-incendie-1652606701
https://actu.fr/normandie/bretteville_50077/la-foudre-tombe-pres-de-cherbourg-et-provoque-un-incendie-dans-un-atelier-municipal_50968392.html
Reference: "La foudre frappe le local municipal de Bretteville-en-Saire et provoque un incendie", FRANCE BLEU, 15 MAY 2022; "La foudre tombe près de Cherbourg et provoque un incendie dans un atelier municipal ", ACTU.fr, 15 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Ozernaya  Kamchatskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (51.49 N, 156.50 E) < 3 km
14-05-2022  (Saturday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 27 m/s (+ / - 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=32594&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2022&mes=05&day=15&hora=18
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 16 MAY 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Pontevedra  Galiza 
Spain (42.43 N, 8.64 W) < 3 km
14-05-2022  (Saturday)
18:35 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://www.diariodepontevedra.es/articulo/pontevedra/pontevedra-pasa-sol-abrasador-desbordante-granizada-cuestion-minutos/202205142220591200734.html
Reference: "Pontevedra pasa del sol abrasador a una desbordante granizada en cuestión de minutos", DIARIO DE PONTEVEDRA, 14 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Marín  Galiza 
Spain (42.38 N, 8.70 W) < 3 km
14-05-2022  (Saturday)
18:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://www.diariodepontevedra.es/articulo/pontevedra/pontevedra-pasa-sol-abrasador-desbordante-granizada-cuestion-minutos/202205142220591200734.html
Reference: "Pontevedra pasa del sol abrasador a una desbordante granizada en cuestión de minutos", DIARIO DE PONTEVEDRA, 14 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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A Gandara  Galiza 
Spain (42.20 N, 8.60 W) < 5 km
14-05-2022  (Saturday)
18:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://metropolitano.gal/enfoque/una-intensa-granizada-con-grandes-bolas-de-hielo-tine-de-blanco-mos-y-vigo/?
Reference: metropolitano.gal, 14 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Schio  Veneto 
Italy (45.72 N, 11.36 E) < 1 km
14-05-2022  (Saturday)
17:25 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
precipitation: 29.46 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.5 hours
PWS recorded a rain amount of 29.46 mm in 30 minutes.
https://www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/ISCHIO19/graph/2022-05-14/2022-05-14/daily
Reference: Wunderground.com, date of access: 15 MAY 2022.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Arcos de Valdevez  Viana do Castelo 
Portugal (41.85 N, 8.42 W) < 3 km
14-05-2022  (Saturday)
17:20 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website, a newspaper report, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
Impacts: Crops/farmland damaged
Hail up to 2-3cm i.d.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=534948418276398&set=p.534948418276398&type=3
https://ominho.pt/queda-intensa-de-granizo-arrasou-colheitas-em-vila-verde/
Reference: witness report, v. Facebook; 14 MAY 2022; "Queda intensa de granizo arrasou colheitas em Vila Verde", O MINHO, 14 MAY 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Schio (Reghellini)  Veneto 
Italy (45.74 N, 11.34 E) < 1 km
14-05-2022  (Saturday)
17:19 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
precipitation: 26.92 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.5 hours
PWS recorded a rain amount of 26.92 mm in 30 minutes.
https://www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/ISCHIO9/graph/2022-05-14/2022-05-14/daily
Reference: Wunderground.com, date of access: 15 MAY 2022.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)



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