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selected: all reports
- occurring between 16-04-2024 00:00 and 23-04-2024 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 533
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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Soúda  Chaníon 
Greece (35.53 N, 24.14 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
13:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.8 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 26.8 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s).
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=16746&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=04&day=23&hora=16
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

tornado

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Massa Fiscaglia  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.83 N, 12.05 E) < 5 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
13:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a trained storm spotter, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over: land
The funnel cloud was observed.
Tornado molto probabile, nessun danno segnalato. Secondo funnel osservato // Tornado very likely, no damage reported. Second funnel observed
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21769_1713886163.9725.jpg
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21769_1713886163.9734.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=809998774510625&amp;set=a.410281964482310
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10211712533966355&amp;set=a.4238494538113
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=935066118626880&amp;set=a.444666651000165
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=840304328124634&amp;set=a.453500733471664

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Zelënodol'sk  Tatarstan 
Russian Federation (55.85 N, 48.52 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
12:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 4 cm
Large hail up to at least 4 cm in the longest direction was reported. Time was based on radar data.
https://vk.com/wall-21245447_841279
https://vk.com/wall-68463802_496690
Reference: Eyewitness report via Метеодневник | Новости погоды (on VKontakte), 22 APR 2024. Фобос. Катаклизмы и катастрофы природы. (on VKontakte), 22 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Buinsk  Tatarstan 
Russian Federation (54.95 N, 48.28 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
11:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Damage to roof or chimney, Car(s) dented, Car window(s) or windshield(s) broken, Large tree branch(es) broken, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Considerable wind damage was reported after the passage of a thunderstorm.
https://vk.com/wall-68463802_496688
https://vk.com/wall-115466005_440901
Reference: Метеодневник | Новости погоды (on VKontakte), 23 APR 2024 Инцидент Башкортостан (on VKontakte), 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

tornado

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Adria  Veneto 
Italy (45.09 N, 12.03 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
11:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a trained storm spotter, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over: land
The funnel cloud was observed.
Tornado molto probabile. Nessun danno segnalato // Tornado very likely. No damage reported
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21762_1713885292.1047.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/100001278464849/videos/pcb.2735509336611979/840355864798224
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10229339992916823&amp;set=gm.2735512423278337&amp;idorvanity=533851453444456
https://www.facebook.com/daniela.d.stocco/videos/2209348119406989/?idorvanity=533851453444456
https://www.facebook.com/groups/533851453444456/permalink/2735518946611018/
https://www.facebook.com/antonio.franzoso.58/posts/pfbid0GxgYC9fhDjegN5hnxVZCvhNk7Xbb6rX6Vj282am42BNFKEYdUSXkxcwmfjEShb1zl
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=809956381181531&amp;set=a.410281964482310

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

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Pitsídhia  Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (35.02 N, 24.78 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
A downed tree on a road was reported after the period of strong wind gusts. Time was based on local PWS data.
https://www.cretalive.gr/kriti/sti-mania-toy-notia-traymatismos-limenergati-sti-soyda-ptosi-dentroy-sti-mesara
Reference: "Στη μανία του νοτιά: Τραυματισμός λιμενεργάτη στη Σούδα, πτώση δέντρου στη Μεσαρά", Creta Live, 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Kréstena  Ileía 
Greece (37.62 N, 21.63 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
A downed tree on a road was reported after the period of strong wind gusts.
https://proini.news/ptosi-dendrou-ekleise-to-dromo-makrision-krestenon/
Reference: "Πτώση δένδρου «έκλεισε» το δρόμο Μακρισίων-Κρεστένων", Proini News, 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Tritaía  Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (37.93 N, 21.67 E) < 5 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
A downed tree on a road was reported after the period of strong wind gusts. Time was based on local PWS data.
https://politeianews.gr/patra-ptosi-dentron-apo-tin-kakokairia/
Reference: "Πάτρα: Πτώση δέντρων από την κακοκαιρία", Politeia News, 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Ríon  Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (38.30 N, 21.78 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
08:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
A downed tree on a road was reported after the period of strong wind gusts. Time was based on local PWS data.
https://politeianews.gr/patra-ptosi-dentron-apo-tin-kakokairia/
Reference: "Πάτρα: Πτώση δέντρων από την κακοκαιρία", Politeia News, 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Aktaíon  Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (38.30 N, 21.79 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
08:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
A downed tree on a road was reported after the period of strong wind gusts. Time was based on local PWS data.
https://politeianews.gr/patra-ptosi-dentron-apo-tin-kakokairia/
Reference: "Πάτρα: Πτώση δέντρων από την κακοκαιρία", Politeia News, 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Vršac 
Serbia (45.12 N, 21.30 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
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=13183&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=04&day=23&hora=16
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

tornado

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Cavallino-Treporti  Veneto 
Italy (45.42 N, 12.71 E) < 10 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
04:50 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a trained storm spotter, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21761_1713861385.5167.jpg

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

severe wind

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Kýthira  Attikí 
Greece (36.15 N, 22.99 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
04:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25.8 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 25.8 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s).
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=16743&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=04&day=23&hora=16
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Irákleion  Irákleion 
Greece (35.34 N, 25.17 E) < 3 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
04:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25.8 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 25.8 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s).
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=16754&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=04&day=23&hora=16
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 23 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

tornado

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Mataró  Catalunya 
Spain (41.51 N, 2.47 E) < 5 km
23-04-2024  (Tuesday)
04:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website
occurring over: water
Waterspout observed
https://twitter.com/educullell/status/1782655226224287780
Reference: Edu (X), 23 APR 2024

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Sant Salvador  Catalunya 
Spain (41.19 N, 1.54 E) < 3 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
21:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website
significant hail layer
https://twitter.com/victormerencio/status/1782653918645829841
Reference: Víctor Merencio (X), 23 APR 2024

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Kakabet'i  Abkhazia 
Georgia (41.70 N, 45.54 E) < 3 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
15:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2.5 cm
Large hail up to at least 2-3 cm in the longest direction was reported. Time was based on SAT data.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3585619405084750&set=p.3585619405084750&type=3
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1475828803312738&set=p.1475828803312738&type=3
Reference: Eyewitness report via Sagarejo • საგარეჯო (on Facebook), 22 APR 2024.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Didi Ch'ailuri  Abkhazia 
Georgia (41.72 N, 45.50 E) < 3 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
15:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Large hail up to at least 2 cm in the longest direction (roughly estimated) was reported. Time was based on SAT data.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1891073047992925&set=p.1891073047992925&type=3
Reference: Eyewitness report via Sagarejo • საგარეჯო (on Facebook), 22 APR 2024.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Manavi  Abkhazia 
Georgia (41.72 N, 45.46 E) < 3 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
15:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
thickness of hail cover: 3 cm
Large hail up to at least 3 cm in the longest direction (roughly estimated) with hail cover thickness up to at least 3 cm was reported. Time was based on SAT data.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=7416070258507734&set=p.7416070258507734&type=3
https://www.facebook.com/Sagarejoo/posts/pfbid0wmcRk6sS1KW66FJMDAdFD8fkKDzBSbSAXJEuPpp33AwdYc5psnHXdYUsNUtmaM7Bl?comment_id=3245326142442776
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1526601364569782&set=p.1526601364569782&type=3
Reference: Eyewitness report via Sagarejo • საგარეჯო (on Facebook), 22 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Patara Ch'ailuri  Abkhazia 
Georgia (41.71 N, 45.51 E) < 3 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
15:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2.5 cm
Impacts: Crops/farmland damaged
Large hail up to at least 2.5 cm in the longest direction was reported. Time was based on SAT data.
https://www.facebook.com/Sagarejoo/posts/pfbid0wmcRk6sS1KW66FJMDAdFD8fkKDzBSbSAXJEuPpp33AwdYc5psnHXdYUsNUtmaM7Bl?comment_id=950960616340972
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=7069829456462477&set=p.7069829456462477&type=3
https://www.facebook.com/tamari.archuadze/posts/pfbid0bRhsvUiMu8EEuJiJRUmAZmS9vUKxkttsJgZT5LgRWYhvdcQtw2eXmK966g2RCP7Bl
Reference: Eyewitness report via Sagarejo • საგარეჯო (on Facebook), 22 APR 2024. Eyewitness report (on Facebook), 22 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Le Rouret  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 
France (43.68 N, 7.02 E) < 3 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a report on a website
thickness of hail cover: 2 cm
Roads, cars and gardens covered with hail. Layers at least 2 cm thick.
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/provence-alpes-cote-d-azur/alpes-maritimes/nouvel-episode-orageux-grele-et-neige-tombent-sur-les-alpes-maritimes-ce-lundi-2959328.html
Reference: "Nouvel épisode orageux : grêle et neige tombent sur les Alpes-Maritimes ce lundi", France 3 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 22 Apr 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Nice  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 
France (43.70 N, 7.25 E) < 3 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a report on a website
thickness of hail cover: 2 cm
As it already happened on 18 April, new strong hailstorm transit in the late afternoon. Layer at least 2 cm thick.
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/provence-alpes-cote-d-azur/alpes-maritimes/nouvel-episode-orageux-grele-et-neige-tombent-sur-les-alpes-maritimes-ce-lundi-2959328.html
Reference: "Nouvel épisode orageux : grêle et neige tombent sur les Alpes-Maritimes ce lundi", France 3 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 22 Apr 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Borovichi  Novgorod 
Russian Federation (58.38 N, 33.91 E) < 3 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
14:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Large hail up to at least 2 cm i.d. was reported. Time was based on radar data.
https://vk.com/wall-68463802_496411
Reference: Eyewitness report via Метеодневник | Новости погоды (on VKontakte), 22 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

tornado

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Halefoğlu  Kars Province 
Turkey (40.67 N, 43.29 E) < 3 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
occurring over: land
Weak tornado (non-mesocyclonic?) observed near Halefoğlu village. The event tracked over grassland/fields and didn't caused any damage
https://www.karsguncel.com/kars-ta-hortum-panige-neden-oldu_33421.html
Reference: "Kars'ta Hortum Paniğe Neden Oldu!", KARS GÜNCEL, 22 APR 2024

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Xaçmaz  Oğuz 
Azerbaijan (41.05 N, 47.60 E) < 5 km
22-04-2024  (Monday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney, Tree(s) damaged, Crops/farmland damaged
Large hail up to at least 3 cm i.d. was reported. Time was based on SAT data.
https://report.az/ekologiya/oguza-dolu-dusubvvdfv/
https://azertag.az/xeber/faktiki_hava_oguz_ve_ismayilliya_dolu_dusub-2974706
https://axar.az/news/toplum/854332.html
Reference: "Oğuza dolu düşüb", Report.az, 22 APR 2024. "Faktiki hava: Oğuz və İsmayıllıya dolu düşüb", Azertac, 22 APR 2024. "Oğuza dolu düşdü, təsərrüfata ziddi ziyan dəydi - Video", axar.az, 22 APR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)



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