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selected: all reports
- occurring between 06-12-2019 00:00 and 13-12-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 193
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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severe wind

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Lerwick  Scotland - Shetland Islands 
United Kingdom (60.15 N, 1.15 W) < 3 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 35 m/s
direction of movement: SW-NE
126km/h
Reference: WS report; WMO03005; ogimet.com, 11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Baltasound  Scotland - Shetland Islands 
United Kingdom (60.76 N, 0.86 W) < 3 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
17:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 28.8 m/s
direction of movement: SSW-NNE
Reference: WS report; WMO03002; ogimet.com, 11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Neskaupstaður  Austurland 
Iceland (65.15 N, 13.70 W) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 30 m/s
direction of movement: E-W
Reference: WS report; Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 10/11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Kirkwall  Scotland - Orkney Islands 
United Kingdom (58.97 N, 2.95 W) < 3 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 26.8 m/s
Reference: WS report; WMO03017; ogimet.com, 11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Akyarlar  Muğla Province 
Turkey (36.97 N, 27.29 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
13:07 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
occurring over: waterland
intensity and other characteristics: F0 the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage.
Impacts: Ship(s) damaged or destroyed
small boat lifted and thrown; minor damage;
http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/galeri-saganak-vurdu-etkili-oldu-41395321/1
https://www.sozcu.com.tr/2019/gundem/hortum-bodrumu-savas-alanina-cevirdi-5504080/
Reference: "Sağanak ve hortum vurdu... ", HÜRRIYET, 11 DEC 2019; "Hortum Bodrum’u savaş alanına çevirdi!", SÖZCÜ, 11 DEC 2019

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Vopnafjörður  Austurland 
Iceland (65.76 N, 14.83 W) < 3 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed
https://www.mbl.is/frettir/innlent/2019/12/11/horfdu_a_rafmagnsstaurana_brotna/
Reference: "Horfðu á raf­magns­staur­ana brotna", MORGUNBLADHIDH, 11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Grímsstaðir  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (65.64 N, 16.12 W) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 39 m/s
direction of movement: N-S
Reference: WS report; Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 10/11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Eskifjörður  Austurland 
Iceland (65.07 N, 14.02 W) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 35 m/s
Reference: WS report; Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 10/11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Fáskrúðsfjörður  Austurland 
Iceland (64.93 N, 14.02 W) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 36 m/s
Reference: WS report; Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Uto 
Märket Länsi-Suomen lääni 
Finland (59.77 N, 21.37 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
10:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25.1 m/s
Stormy weather; strong wind gusts
https://meteo.fi/extreme/
Reference: Data: FMI via meteo.fi

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Vano 
Märket Länsi-Suomen lääni 
Finland (60.22 N, 22.28 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
10:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25 m/s
Stormy weather; strong wind gusts
https://meteo.fi/extreme/
Reference: Data: FMI via meteo.fi

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Hailuoto  Oulun lääni 
Finland (65.00 N, 24.72 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
09:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26 m/s
Stormy weather; strong wind gusts
https://meteo.fi/extreme/
Reference: Data: FMI via meteo.fi

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Súðavík  Vestfirðir 
Iceland (66.05 N, 23.00 W) < 3 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report by a weather service
avalanche size in scale (1-5): 3
avalanche triggering: natural
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Avalanche came down the Súðavík­ur­hlíð cliff ridge and hit national road 61;
https://www.mbl.is/frettir/innlent/2019/12/11/snjoflod_i_langadal_og_sudavikurhlid/
Reference: "Snjóflóð í Langa­dal og Súðavík­ur­hlíð", MORGUNBLADHIDH, 11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

avalanche

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Súðavík  Vestfirðir 
Iceland (66.09 N, 23.00 W) < 5 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report by a weather service
avalanche size in scale (1-5): 3
avalanche triggering: natural
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Second avalanche in the same area blocking national road 61
https://www.mbl.is/frettir/innlent/2019/12/11/snjoflod_i_langadal_og_sudavikurhlid/
Reference: "Snjóflóð í Langa­dal og Súðavík­ur­hlíð", MORGUNBLADHIDH, 11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Raufarhöfn  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (66.45 N, 15.95 W) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 37 m/s
Reference: WS report; Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 10/11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Fontur  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (66.38 N, 14.53 W) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 48 m/s
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
Reference: WS report; Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 10/11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Kökar  Ålands län 
Finland (59.93 N, 20.88 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
08:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 30.3 m/s
Stormy weather; strong wind gusts
https://meteo.fi/extreme/
Reference: Data: FMI via meteo.fi

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Mustasaari 
Märket Länsi-Suomen lääni 
Finland (63.12 N, 21.72 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
08:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25.1 m/s
Stormy weather; strong wind gusts
https://meteo.fi/extreme/
Reference: Data: FMI via meteo.fi

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Kustavi  Länsi-Suomen lääni 
Finland (60.55 N, 21.35 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
08:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 27.8 m/s
Stormy weather; strong wind gusts
https://meteo.fi/extreme/
Reference: Data: FMI via meteo.fi

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Kumlinge 
Märket Ålands län 
Finland (60.27 N, 20.78 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
08:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25.2 m/s
Stormy weather; strong wind gusts
https://meteo.fi/extreme/
Reference: Data: FMI via meteo.fi

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Kími  Euboea 
Greece (38.63 N, 24.30 E) < 3 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report received by e-mail, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report by a weather service
occurring over: water
A large waterspout was reported by Katerina Papadaki. She took a photo of the tornado while being on a commercial ship between Skyros and Kymi.
https://www.facebook.com/Meteo.Gr/photos/a.362591717111518/2620966907940643/?type=3&theater
Reference: meteo.gr, facebook.com - 11 Dec 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Strömmingsbådan 
Finland (63.01 N, 20.98 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
06:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 29.4 m/s
Stormy weather; strong wind gusts
https://meteo.fi/extreme/
Reference: Data: FMI via meteo.fi

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Lemland  Ålands län 
Finland (60.08 N, 20.10 E) < 1 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 27.8 m/s
Stormy weather; strong wind gusts
https://meteo.fi/extreme/
Reference: Data: FMI via meteo.fi

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Kairo Kiitsak (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Húnavatnssýslur  Norðurland vestra 
Iceland (65.61 N, 20.13 W) < 3 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report by a weather service
avalanche triggering: natural
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
avalanche blocking main road 1 in Langidalur
https://www.mbl.is/frettir/innlent/2019/12/11/snjoflod_i_langadal_og_sudavikurhlid/
Reference: "Snjóflóð í Langa­dal og Súðavík­ur­hlíð", MORGUNBLADHIDH, 11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Stonybreck  Scotland - Fair Isle 
United Kingdom (59.53 N, 1.63 W) < 3 km
11-12-2019  (Wednesday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 31.4 m/s
Reference: WS report; WMO03008; ogimet.com, 11 DEC 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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