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selected: all reports
- occurring between 17-10-2019 00:00 and 24-10-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 198
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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heavy rain

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Leucate  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.92 N, 3.03 E) < 3 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
08:00 UTC 

based on information from: a report on a website, a newspaper report
precipitation: 175.4 mm
duration of precipitation: 24 hours
Source : likely Météofrance.
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/pyrenees-orientales/perpignan/direct-alerte-orange-situation-meteo-degradee-pyrenees-orientales-aude-herault-1740119.html

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Narbonne  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (43.18 N, 3.00 E) < 3 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
precipitation: 178 mm
duration of precipitation: 24 hours
Narbonne-Plage flooded in the morning due to strong convective rain. 178 mm in 24h (22/10 7h to 23/10 7h)
https://www.francetvinfo.fr/meteo/inondations/intemperies-la-vigilance-orange-pluie-inondation-etendue-a-neuf-departements-du-sud_3671421.html
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/pyrenees-orientales/perpignan/direct-alerte-orange-situation-meteo-degradee-pyrenees-orientales-aude-herault-1740119.html

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Béziers  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (43.35 N, 3.25 E) < 1 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
precipitation: 240 mm
duration of precipitation: 24 hours
Flooding due to strong convective rain. Véhicles abandoned near the railway station. collapsed school wall and other heavy damages. 240 mm fell in 24 hours (station Béziers-Courtade), the most intense rainfall since 1969.
https://www.lci.fr/meteo/en-direct-alerte-meteo-10-departements-en-vigilance-orange-l-occitanie-sous-des-pluies-diluviennes-1500-pompiers-mobilises-aude-aveyron-gard-herault-tarn-var-pyrenees-orientales-vaucluse-2135522.html
https://www.francetvinfo.fr/meteo/inondations/intemperies-la-vigilance-orange-pluie-inondation-etendue-a-neuf-departements-du-sud_3671421.html
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/pyrenees-orientales/perpignan/direct-alerte-orange-situation-meteo-degradee-pyrenees-orientales-aude-herault-1740119.html
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2383039995293993&set=a.1377598079171528&type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Servian  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (43.42 N, 3.30 E) < 1 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Due to heavy rain, a landslide caused damages in Servian, probably during the morning or night ending.
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoExpress/photos/a.124772944206843/3075917245759050/?type=3&theater

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Sigean  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (43.03 N, 2.98 E) < 3 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
05:00 UTC 

based on information from: a report on a website, a newspaper report
precipitation: 191 mm
duration of precipitation: 24 hours
Source : likely Météofrance
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/pyrenees-orientales/perpignan/direct-alerte-orange-situation-meteo-degradee-pyrenees-orientales-aude-herault-1740119.html

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Perpignan  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.70 N, 2.90 E) < 1 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Violent windgust with heavy rain, probable downburst. Uprooted or broken trees and about 10 homes damaged, roofs partly ripped off.
https://www.midilibre.fr/2019/10/23/intemperies-dans-les-pyrenees-orientales-des-phenomenes-de-mini-tornades-sur-perpignan,8499375.php
https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/meteo/mini-tornades-et-inondations-dans-les-pyrenees-orientales-1571804381

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Prats de Molló  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.40 N, 2.48 E) < 1 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Mudslide on the road between Prats-de-Mollo and La Preste, due to heavy convective rain.
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/pyrenees-orientales/perpignan/direct-alerte-orange-situation-meteo-degradee-pyrenees-orientales-aude-herault-1740119.html

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Portvendres  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.52 N, 3.11 E) < 3 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a newspaper report
Strong convective rain. Water infiltration in roofs
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/pyrenees-orientales/perpignan/direct-alerte-orange-situation-meteo-degradee-pyrenees-orientales-aude-herault-1740119.html

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Tresserre  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.57 N, 2.83 E) < 3 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a newspaper report
Strong convective rain. Water infiltration in roofs.
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/pyrenees-orientales/perpignan/direct-alerte-orange-situation-meteo-degradee-pyrenees-orientales-aude-herault-1740119.html

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Peyriac-de-Mer  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (43.08 N, 2.97 E) < 3 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Strong convective rain. Flooded streets.
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/pyrenees-orientales/perpignan/direct-alerte-orange-situation-meteo-degradee-pyrenees-orientales-aude-herault-1740119.html

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Torroella de Fluvià  Catalunya 
Spain (42.17 N, 3.04 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report by a weather service
precipitation: 202 mm
duration of precipitation: 14 hours
https://www.elperiodico.com/es/tiempo/20191023/lluvia-lluvias-cataluna-catalunya-dana-ultima-hora-directo-7695830
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Torroella de Montgrí  Catalunya 
Spain (42.04 N, 3.13 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report by a weather service
precipitation: 199 mm
duration of precipitation: 14 hours
https://www.elperiodico.com/es/tiempo/20191023/lluvia-lluvias-cataluna-catalunya-dana-ultima-hora-directo-7695830
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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l'Armentera  Catalunya 
Spain (42.17 N, 3.07 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Vilopriu  Catalunya 
Spain (42.10 N, 3.00 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Bellcaire d'Empordà  Catalunya 
Spain (42.08 N, 3.10 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Vilabertran  Catalunya 
Spain (42.28 N, 2.98 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Figueres  Catalunya 
Spain (42.27 N, 2.96 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Sant Pere Pescador  Catalunya 
Spain (42.19 N, 3.08 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:20 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Ullà  Catalunya 
Spain (42.05 N, 3.12 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:15 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Vilamalla  Catalunya 
Spain (42.22 N, 2.97 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:15 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Girona  Catalunya 
Spain (41.98 N, 2.83 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
01:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report by a weather service
precipitation: 180 mm
duration of precipitation: 12 hours
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.elperiodico.com/es/tiempo/20191023/lluvia-lluvias-cataluna-catalunya-dana-ultima-hora-directo-7695830
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Riells i Viabrea  Catalunya 
Spain (41.78 N, 2.52 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
00:15 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Sant Feliu de Buixalleu  Catalunya 
Spain (41.78 N, 2.58 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
00:15 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Land- or mudslide(s)
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Gualba de Baix  Catalunya 
Spain (41.70 N, 2.53 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
00:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Evacuation order by authorities
Number of people injured: 2. Number of people dead: 0.
camping site affected. people evacuated; 2 people injured (7-yr-old girl and 35-yr-old woman)
https://www.elperiodico.com/es/tiempo/20191023/lluvia-lluvias-cataluna-catalunya-dana-ultima-hora-directo-7695830
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Hostalric  Catalunya 
Spain (41.75 N, 2.63 E) < 5 km
23-10-2019  (Wednesday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference: "Lluvias en Catalunya por la DANA | Última hora en directo", EL PERIÓDICO, 23 OCT 2019

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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