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selected: all reports
- occurring between 01-05-2021 00:00 and 08-05-2021 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 340
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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tornado

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Grums  Värmlands Län 
Sweden (59.32 N, 13.10 E) < 1 km
08-05-2021  (Saturday)
11:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Reference: https://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/a/9ORWEE/emma-om-tromben- i-grums-sjukaste-jag-varit-med-om https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/varmland/ovader-orsakade-e tt-flertal-skador-i-grums https://www.nwt.se/2021/05/08/birgitta-om-tromben-i-grums-fr iggeboden-flog-100-meter/ https://www.expressen.se/gt/tromb-drog-in-tak-har-lossnat/

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Nils Lind

large hail

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Unec 
Slovenia (45.82 N, 14.29 E) < 5 km
07-05-2021  (Friday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
thickness of hail cover: 3 cm
hailstorm between Unec and Logatec; hail-layer of at least 3 cm thick created on the roads; time estimated by radar;
https://images.24ur.com/media/images/1000xX/May2021/c6a63925a7506360403f_62554707.jpg?v=93b8
https://www.24ur.com/novice/slovenija/po-drzavi-mocno-dezuje-nevihta-se-priblizuje-obali.html
Reference: Močan veter odkrival strehe in podiral drevesa, meteorna voda zalivala kleti, 24ur.com, 7 MAY 2021;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person)

damaging lightning

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Hoogvliet  Zuid-Holland 
Netherlands (51.86 N, 4.36 E) < 1 km
07-05-2021  (Friday)
02:20 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
estimated peak current: 84 kA
polarity: positive
Impacts: Building(s) damaged
a house was hit by lightning, rooftiles were blown of the roof
https://www.spieke.nl/2021/05/bliksem-slaat-in-bij-woning-kribbinge-hoogvliet
https://meteologix.com/nl/lightning/zuid-holland/20210507-0225z-202105070220159000056304.html
Reference: bliksem-slaat-in-bij-woning-kribbinge-hoogvliet, spieke.nl, 7 may 2021 meteologix.com, 7 may 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Ağlıboğaz  Adana 
Turkey (37.48 N, 35.84 E) < 3 km
06-05-2021  (Thursday)
16:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Impacts: Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.yenisafak.com/gundem/adananin-kozan-ilcesini-sel-vurdu-ev-ve-sokaklarda-tahliye-calismalari-suruyor-3622172
Reference: "Adana’nın Kozan ilçesini sel vurdu: Ev ve sokaklarda tahliye çalışmaları sürüyor", YENI SAFAK, 07 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Kozan  Adana 
Turkey (37.45 N, 35.82 E) < 3 km
06-05-2021  (Thursday)
16:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) damaged or destroyed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.trthaber.com/haber/turkiye/adananin-kozan-ilcesini-sel-vurdu-578910.html
Reference: "Adana'nın Kozan ilçesini sel vurdu", TRT HABER, 07 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Moskva  Moscow 
Russian Federation (55.75 N, 37.62 E) < 10 km
06-05-2021  (Thursday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
more than 50 trees downed, 44 cars damaged.
https://tass.ru/proisshestviya/11318873
Reference: "Сильный ветер в Москве повалил около 60 деревьев", TASS, 06 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Moskva, -Troparyovo-Nikulino  Moscow 
Russian Federation (55.66 N, 37.44 E) < 3 km
06-05-2021  (Thursday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Number of people injured: 1. A man was injured by collapsing wall
https://tass.ru/proisshestviya/11318873
Reference: "Сильный ветер в Москве повалил около 60 деревьев", TASS, 06 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Moskva, -Pechatniki  Moscow 
Russian Federation (55.68 N, 37.72 E) < 3 km
06-05-2021  (Thursday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Number of people injured: 1. A woman was injured by falling tree
https://tass.ru/proisshestviya/11318873
Reference: "Сильный ветер в Москве повалил около 60 деревьев", TASS, 06 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Żebry-Wierzchlas  Mazowieckie 
Poland (53.05 N, 21.38 E) < 3 km
06-05-2021  (Thursday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney
A roof partially torn off from an outbuilding was reported after a period of strong nonconvective wind gusts.
https://radionadzieja.pl/powiat-ostrolecki-pracowita-doba-dla-strazakow/
Reference: "POWIAT OSTROŁĘCKI: PRACOWITA DOBA DLA STRAŻAKÓW", Radio Nadzieja, 07 MAY 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

heavy rain

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Gürün  Sivas Province 
Turkey (38.72 N, 37.26 E) < 3 km
06-05-2021  (Thursday)
10:45 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://www.buyuksivas.com/yogun-yagmur/?__cf_chl_captcha_tk__=a3fe13cc79728b4c122f6022f440256dfa0c9be3-1620397991-0-AaM9_qOWwY06rKFJJBiFyO0S3cGiEy-cx3lddMBeirFelaQrWemMZAfWQCssAKBx5XIYR2OZ8Hy1Q1_BBnqI1roLMOffAd-S9yRRC10p01Z7btPFilAWs8YSVzoMi9MOIipyZfKRtDiKdLxv_0Kq9ZjwYZq8VlwTVD-ebcDDkxEIuhCGvIc_98CYKzy_-ZQnUlyslKLt1oC-aI-kNUzTZgXeL6z1sCYxQx_2_xCrN4TalX7O6C7bDg-W2OSUBtRjarN52LaiFj5FySCLRcASA3kddRAP9NT7nCxZIQyBdgWXD8KYDDv2gbuK5e5VtreuZhUR_LPsdaIGlD3Nqx9X0cQ8HzFK8uKU5-QL6erLAsDGtBNV49eCnw2RhFuo1v2dqfcnXG-uTvhwJC_S1GwnpoSyM1n4XKLvFDKpeEQw0tzRIACMJC56elwoVwhww2PKtanj_u9HG5tDjwnw_zOYRuQvS9tP0swfK-FZk_otGd4j2Lz9sFHsWT4J9dzVlpvc01Uuj8D6gmTbuGOJSoS49fKaB5gZN0MLwwgqqbAzbkNShnBx1zRe8EZlTIhW-DvRq5rGv7XJvn7zBjsfH6_i9NZ3jkaXR1hHRa-jDZ6YyAVXhaTbiilGB1-ZPzyBYoTPhDsXuR9hzzglZ9B0PkU9WW5_VZgs0R-88_00ALg65GMxIGlPOB7oWfD1sKdGcSaIOg
Reference: "Sivas – Gürün’de yoğun yağmur yağışı sonrası sel baskını yaşandı", BÜYÜK SIVAS, 06 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Akoluk  Adana 
Turkey (37.75 N, 36.02 E) < 3 km
06-05-2021  (Thursday)
05:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
Impacts: Crops/farmland damaged
walnut-sized hail
https://www.gursesgazetesi.com/yasam/adanada-ceviz-buyuklugunde-dolu-yagisi-h71711.html
Reference: "Adana'da ceviz büyüklüğünde dolu yağışı! ", GÜRSES GAZETESI, 06 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Feke  Adana 
Turkey (37.82 N, 35.91 E) < 3 km
06-05-2021  (Thursday)
04:55 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
walnut-sized hail
https://www.yenisafak.com/video-galeri/gundem/adanada-ceviz-buyuklugunde-dolu-yagisi-her-yer-beyaza-burundu-2218926
Reference: "Adana'da ceviz büyüklüğünde dolu yağışı: Her yer beyaza büründü", YENI SAFAK, 06 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Leles  Košický kraj 
Slovak Republic (48.47 N, 22.03 E) < 3 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
19:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
Impacts: Roof(s) destroyed
Metal roof on construction site torn off by strong wind gusts asssociated with squall line.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/253238865049358/permalink/1371931979846702/
Reference: Meteo Východ (on Facebook), 5.5.2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Fedor

damaging lightning

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Zedelgem  West-Vlaanderen 
Belgium (51.15 N, 3.13 E) < 1 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
17:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
a house was hit by lightning and cought on fire, bricks of the facade were blown away.
https://www.focus-wtv.be/nieuws/huis-onbewoonbaar-door-brand-na-blikseminslag-zedelgem
Reference: huis-onbewoonbaar-door-brand-na-blikseminslag-zedelgem, focus-wtv.be, 6 may 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Hohenfelde  Schleswig-Holstein 
Germany (53.63 N, 10.47 E) < 3 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.shz.de/lokales/stormarner-tageblatt/Sturmschaden-in-Hohenfelde-im-Amt-Trittau-id32155742.html
Reference: "Umstürzender Baum fällt auf Reetdachhaus in Hohenfelde", STORMARNER TAGEBLATT, 05 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Gojców  Swietokrzyskie 
Poland (50.76 N, 21.42 E) < 1 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
15:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a trained storm spotter, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
intensity and other characteristics: F0 the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage.
It is possible that this was a tornado.
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
A gustnado occurred in Gojców village. The event was observed by local storm spotters and recorded by surveillance camera. The whirlwind lifted and scattered light objects.
https://www.facebook.com/stormchaserssw/posts/2581395982165493
https://www.facebook.com/stormchaserssw
https://www.facebook.com/SiecObserwatorowBurz/posts/3968833409877305
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvMu7mg3-lE&ab_channel=StormChasers%C5%9Awi%C4%99tokrzyskie
Reference: Storm Chasers Świętokrzyskie on Facebook, 05 MAY 2021; Sieć Obserwatorów Burz on Facebook, 06 MAY 2021;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Patryk Koziel / report corrected and expanded by A. Surowiecki (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska) and I. Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

severe wind

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Jodłowa  Podkarpackie 
Poland (49.88 N, 21.30 E) < 1 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
14:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Roof(s) destroyed
A roof torn off from an outbuilding was reported after passage of a thunderstorm. Time of the event was based on IMGW-PIB radar data.
https://www.debica24.eu/wiadomosci/10604,znow-mocno-powialo-centrum-wydalo-dwa-ostrzezenia-zdjecia
Reference: "Znów mocno powiało. Centrum wydało dwa ostrzeżenia - zdjęcia", debica24, 05 MAY 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

large hail

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Borluk  Kars 
Turkey (40.52 N, 43.28 E) < 5 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
14:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
significant hail layer 2-5cm
https://www.ntv.com.tr/galeri/turkiye/dolu-yagisi-yollari-beyaza-burudu,Q71-7k29_06deRySD1kKSw/gTB0vTA2I0yDHIi_et_aZA
https://cdn1.ntv.com.tr/gorsel/gTB0vTA2I0yDHIi_et_aZA.jpg?width=1000&mode=both&scale=both&v=1620271101403
Reference: "Dolu yağışı yolları beyaza bürüdü", NTV, 06 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Biesna  Podkarpackie 
Poland (49.73 N, 20.99 E) < 3 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
14:25 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney
Damaged roof of a residential building (20 m2) was reported after passage of a thunderstorm. Time of the event was based on IMGW-PIB radar data.
https://sadeczanin.info/wiadomosci/silny-wiatr-zostawil-pas-zniszczen-w-gminie-luzna
Reference: "Silny wiatr zostawił pas zniszczeń w gminie Łużna", Sądeczanin, 06 MAY 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

severe wind

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Szalowa  Małopolskie 
Poland (49.68 N, 21.02 E) < 3 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
14:25 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney
Damaged roof of a residential building (6x9 meters) and damaged garage were reported after passage of a nearby thunderstorm with a strong outflow. Total damage was estimated at 50 thous. PLN of loss by local fire service. Time of the event was based on IMGW-PIB radar data.
https://sadeczanin.info/wiadomosci/silny-wiatr-zostawil-pas-zniszczen-w-gminie-luzna
https://www.halogorlice.info/wiadomosci/24294,zerwane-czesci-polaci-dachowej-i-inne-efekty-wczorajszych-burz-foto
Reference: "Silny wiatr zostawił pas zniszczeń w gminie Łużna", Sądeczanin, 06 MAY 2021. "Zerwane części połaci dachowej i inne efekty wczorajszych burz [FOTO]", Halo Gorlice, 06 MAY 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

severe wind

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Kladno 
Vrapická ulice Středočeský kraj 
Czech Republic (50.16 N, 14.15 E) < 1 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
13:45 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Number of people injured: 1. 7 years old boy injured by falling broken tree
https://www.idnes.cz/praha/zpravy/silny-vitr-strom-poraneni-vrtulnik.A210505_180248_praha-zpravy_lesa?utm_campaign=&utm
Reference: "V Kladně spadl strom na sedmiletého chlapce. Převezli ho do nemocnice", iDNES.cz, 05 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

severe wind

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Röthenbach an der Pegnitz  Bayern 
Germany (49.48 N, 11.25 E) < 3 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
12:04 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Reference: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Nürnberger Land, 05 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Baku  Baki 
Azerbaijan (40.40 N, 49.88 E) < 3 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Truck(s) and/or trailer(s) overturned, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.inform.kz/ru/v-baku-i-na-absheronskom-poluostrove-bushuet-sil-nyy-veter_a3784829
Reference: "В Баку и на Абшеронском полуострове бушует сильный ветер", KAZINFORM, 05 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Abşeron  Baki 
Azerbaijan (40.53 N, 50.00 E) < 3 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Truck(s) and/or trailer(s) overturned, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.inform.kz/ru/v-baku-i-na-absheronskom-poluostrove-bushuet-sil-nyy-veter_a3784829
Reference: "В Баку и на Абшеронском полуострове бушует сильный ветер", KAZINFORM, 05 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Xǝtai  Baki 
Azerbaijan (40.38 N, 49.95 E) < 5 km
05-05-2021  (Wednesday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Impacts: Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://media.az/important/1067818168/v-baku-silnyy-veter-povalil-31-derevo-foto/
Reference: " В Баку сильный ветер повалил 31 дерево - ФОТО ", MEDIA.az, 06 MAY 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)



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