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selected : all reports
- occurring between 25-05-2020 00:00 and 01-06-2020 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports : 245
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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heavy rain

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Fundão  Castelo Branco 
Portugal  (40.13 N, 7.50 W) < 3 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
17:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Flooding of ground floor
https://rr.sapo.pt/2020/05/31/pais/castelo-branco-cereja-em-risco-apos-queda-de-granizo/noticia/194977/
Reference : "Castelo Branco. Cereja em risco após queda de granizo", SAPO, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Covilhã  Castelo Branco 
Portugal  (40.27 N, 7.50 W) < 3 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
17:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Flooding of ground floor
https://rr.sapo.pt/2020/05/31/pais/castelo-branco-cereja-em-risco-apos-queda-de-granizo/noticia/194977/
Reference : "Castelo Branco. Cereja em risco após queda de granizo", SAPO, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Belmonte  Castelo Branco 
Portugal  (40.35 N, 7.35 W) < 5 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
17:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Flooding of ground floor
https://rr.sapo.pt/2020/05/31/pais/castelo-branco-cereja-em-risco-apos-queda-de-granizo/noticia/194977/
Reference : "Castelo Branco. Cereja em risco após queda de granizo", SAPO, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis  Castelo Branco 
Portugal  (40.14 N, 7.74 W) < 5 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
17:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Basement(s) flooded , Flooding of ground floor
https://rr.sapo.pt/2020/05/31/pais/castelo-branco-cereja-em-risco-apos-queda-de-granizo/noticia/194977/
Reference : "Castelo Branco. Cereja em risco após queda de granizo", SAPO, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Javierrelatre  Aragón 
Spain  (42.41 N, 0.54 W) < 5 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
16:50 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage , a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Road(s) damaged or destroyed
https://www.radiohuesca.com/comarcas/las-tormentas-dejan-mucha-agua-en-la-provincia-y-granizo-en-alguna-zona-de-monegros-31052020-140238.html
https://www.radiohuesca.com/files/article_content_gallery/uploads/2020/05/31/5ed40cc3c31e9.jpeg
Reference : "Las tormentas dejan mucha agua en el norte de la provincia y granizo en alguna zona de Monegros", RADIO HUESCA, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Castelo Branco  Castelo Branco 
Portugal  (39.82 N, 7.50 W) < 3 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
16:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Flooding of ground floor
https://rr.sapo.pt/2020/05/31/pais/castelo-branco-cereja-em-risco-apos-queda-de-granizo/noticia/194977/
Reference : "Castelo Branco. Cereja em risco após queda de granizo", SAPO, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Covilhã  Castelo Branco 
Portugal  (40.28 N, 7.49 W) < 10 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
16:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report , an eye-witness report , an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts : Crops/farmland damaged or flooded
https://rr.sapo.pt/2020/05/31/pais/castelo-branco-cereja-em-risco-apos-queda-de-granizo/noticia/194977/
Reference : "Castelo Branco. Cereja em risco após queda de granizo", SAPO, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Miass  Chelyabinsk 
Russian Federation  (54.99 N, 60.08 E) < 5 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
15:40 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event
maximum hail diameter : 3 cm
https://sun6-13.userapi.com/mdbQi2Nm40JWWV-K8QpEqqoGkJPdH32sG0XUKw/w3RQgLwwkB4.jpg
Reference : witness photo report; v. VKontakte, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Martín de Yeltes  Castilla y León 
Spain  (40.77 N, 6.28 W) < 3 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Basement(s) flooded , Flooding of ground floor
https://www.lagacetadesalamanca.es/provincia/siete-vecinos-de-martin-de-yeltes-rescatados-de-sus-casas-en-zodiac-por-inundaciones-por-la-tormenta-CF3250712
Reference : "Siete vecinos de Martín de Yeltes rescatados de sus casas en zódiac por inundaciones por la tormenta", LA GACETA DE SALAMANCA, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Mara  Aragón 
Spain  (41.28 N, 1.52 W) < 3 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
15:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event
maximum hail diameter : 3 cm
https://www.20minutos.es/noticia/4276533/0/fuertes-tormentas-granizo-sorprenden-provincias-espanolas/
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EZXQPcVXYAY_YyL?format=jpg&name=large
Reference : "Fuertes tormentas de granizo sorprenden a varias provincias españolas", 20minutos.es, 31 MAY 2020; witness photo report, v. Twitter, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Calatayud  Aragón 
Spain  (41.35 N, 1.63 W) < 5 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
14:55 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Basement(s) flooded , Flooding of ground floor
https://www.elperiodicodearagon.com/noticias/escenarios/granizo-sorprende-comarca-calatayud-causa-graves-danos-cosechas_1423287.html
Reference : "Una fuerte granizada causa graves daños en la comarca de Calatayud", EL PERIODICO DE ARAGON, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Santibáñez de Béjar  Castilla y León 
Spain  (40.48 N, 5.60 W) < 3 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
14:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a newspaper report
Large hail reported
https://www.lagacetadesalamanca.es/salamanca/la-alerta-amarilla-se-hace-presente-en-salamanca-con-bolas-de-granizo-como-canicas-DN3249533
Reference : "La alerta amarilla se hace presente en Salamanca con bolas de granizo como canicas", LA GACETA DE SALAMANCA, 31 MAY 2020

report status : plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Nagayevo  Bashkortostan 
Russian Federation  (54.62 N, 56.11 E) < 3 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
13:25 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event
maximum hail diameter : 4 cm
https://sun6-19.userapi.com/SHsu6tKGzljKdeNhrEmUzzBll1RMl8R3RSEtqA/wKcO4R7X7MU.jpg
Reference : witness photo report; v. VKontakte, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Tsvety Bashkirii  Bashkortostan 
Russian Federation  (54.66 N, 55.92 E) < 5 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
13:20 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event
maximum hail diameter : 3 cm
https://sun9-70.userapi.com/c858432/v858432293/1fd1b4/GOjvHmac4j0.jpg
Reference : witness photo report, v. VKontakte, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Taptykovo  Bashkortostan 
Russian Federation  (54.61 N, 55.78 E) < 3 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
13:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage , a report on a website , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event
maximum hail diameter : 6 cm
Impacts : Car(s) dented , Car window(s) or windshield(s) broken
Very large hail.
https://sun6-13.userapi.com/OVgFRTcL9bebkCcuU_79W15k2u3_3Tnva-crpA/jETzKVl40qk.jpg
https://sun6-16.userapi.com/EgvKGySFsSB33yEjkGQKUorHHIeJkFUnmSNDjQ/g-NwuHqOqdU.jpg
Reference : Фобос. Катаклизмы и катастрофы природы., v. VKontakte, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Osorgino  Bashkortostan 
Russian Federation  (54.55 N, 55.75 E) < 5 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
12:55 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event
maximum hail diameter : 3 cm
https://vk.com/video-21245447_456247024?t=10s
Reference : witness photo report, v. VKontakte, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Xánthi  Xánthi 
Greece  (41.14 N, 24.88 E) < 3 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
08:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a report received by e-mail , an eye-witness report , a report by a weather service , photo or video of the event
maximum hail diameter : 2 cm
thickness of hail cover : 3 cm
Large hail and large amounts of small hail in Xanthi.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10157780994614092&set=pcb.3746628862074530&type=3&theater
Reference : facebook.com, 31 May 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Piraino  Sicilia 
Italy  (38.16 N, 14.86 E)
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
08:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a trained storm spotter , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event , an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over : water
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=675862472961274&amp;set=a.224644808083045

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Xánthi  Xánthi 
Greece  (41.12 N, 24.88 E) < 1 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
08:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a report received by e-mail , an eye-witness report , a report by a weather service , photo or video of the event
occurring over : land
The funnel cloud was observed .
total event duration : 15 minutes
Two landspouts were reported in Xanthi, one of them in the city of Xanti.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=655278321690898&set=gm.3746432095427540&type=3&av=294797363890954&eav=AfYm9KexPS2aaK-j2ZvmUVQVcX8_l4kC-ShUFM85CW3nfDiwZjssJPpDcQIfEAMTMZw&theater&ifg=1
Reference : facebook.com, 31 May 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Xánthi  Xánthi 
Greece  (41.14 N, 24.88 E) < 1 km
31-05-2020  (Sunday )
08:15 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a report received by e-mail , an eye-witness report , a report by a weather service , photo or video of the event
occurring over : land
The funnel cloud was observed .
total event duration : 15 minutes
Two landspouts were reported in Xanthi, one of them in the city of Xanti.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=655278321690898&set=gm.3746432095427540&type=3&av=294797363890954&eav=AfYm9KexPS2aaK-j2ZvmUVQVcX8_l4kC-ShUFM85CW3nfDiwZjssJPpDcQIfEAMTMZw&theater&ifg=1
Reference : facebook.com, 31 May 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Squinzano  Puglia 
Italy  (40.44 N, 18.04 E)
30-05-2020  (Saturday )
15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a trained storm spotter , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event , an eyewitness report of the damage
convective .
https://www.facebook.com/MeteOnePugliaeBasilicata/posts/3095512157180477

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : MeteoNetwork Pretemp

damaging lightning

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Çerkeş  Çorum Province 
Turkey  (40.72 N, 34.28 E) < 5 km
30-05-2020  (Saturday )
15:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a newspaper report
Number of people injured : 2. Number of people dead : 0.
Mother and her daughter suffered injuries caused by lightning strike while resting in the nature of local mountainious Karatepe Plateau.
https://www.haber7.com/corum/2980049-anne-ve-cocuklarinin-ustune-yildirim-dustu
Reference : "Anne ve çocuklarının üstüne yıldırım düştü", HABER7.com, 31 MAY 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Spas-Konino  Tula 
Russian Federation  (54.40 N, 37.23 E) < 5 km
30-05-2020  (Saturday )
14:50 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event
occurring over : land
Tornado reported
https://vk.com/severeweatherrussia?w=wall-150864509_1309
Reference : witness video reports, v. VKontakte, 31 MAY 2020

report status : plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Melpignano  Puglia 
Italy  (40.14 N, 18.30 E) < 5 km
30-05-2020  (Saturday )
13:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a trained storm spotter , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event , an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter : 2 cm
https://www.facebook.com/SUPERMETEO.CentroMeteoSalento/posts/4178197952198079
https://www.facebook.com/MeteOnePugliaeBasilicata/videos/3247836641917443
https://www.facebook.com/meteopugliainfoto/videos/261946071825713
https://www.lecceprima.it/cronaca/il-maltempo-concede-il-bis-sferzata-di-grandine-e-pioggia-sul-salento.html
http://meteopuglia.org/2020/05/30/melpignano-lecce-si-spala-la-grandine-per-le-strade-ecco-le-immagini/

report status : plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact : MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Ponza  Lazio 
Italy  (40.90 N, 12.96 E)
30-05-2020  (Saturday )
08:55 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a trained storm spotter , an eye-witness report , photo or video of the event , an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over : water
https://www.meteoregionelazio.it/2020/05/30/tromba-marina-nella-provincia-di-latina-isole-ponziane/?fbclid=IwAR2MaviUQwFwxSEg1lakEz3QKp1PEBJnoOmDEhL0h0v9wFcG6LWmaS7_7SQ

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : MeteoNetwork Pretemp



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