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selected: all reports
- occurring between 18-01-2022 00:00 and 25-01-2022 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 174
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 snowfall/snowstorm

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Athína / Athens  Attikí 
Greece (37.98 N, 23.73 E) < 10 km
24-01-2022  (Monday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed
https://www.kathimerini.gr/society/561684100/kakokairia-elpida-stin-dini-toy-chionia-i-chora-lepto-pros-lepto-oi-exelixeis/
https://www.kathimerini.gr/society/561683599/kakokairia-elpis-epideinosi-me-pyknes-chionoptoseis-i-prognosi-gia-tis-epomenes-ores/
Reference: Kathimerini.gr (several articles)

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Patti  Sicilia 
Italy (38.15 N, 14.99 E)
24-01-2022  (Monday)
08:53 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
total event duration: 15 minutes
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12218_1643061871.2088.jpg
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/12218_1643061871.2163.jpg

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Ándros  Kykládes 
Greece (37.85 N, 24.93 E) < 1 km
24-01-2022  (Monday)
08:49 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a television or radio broadcast, a report received by e-mail, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: waterland
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 10 minutes
A weather cam recorded a waterspout that came onshore in Stenies, Andros.
https://twitter.com/meteogr/status/1485553738530148357
https://twitter.com/meteogr/status/1485543805424214019
Reference: meteo.gr, twitter.com, 24 Jan 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Skíathos 
Greece (39.18 N, 23.51 E) < 1 km
24-01-2022  (Monday)
08:10 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a television or radio broadcast, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report received by e-mail, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: waterland
intensity and other characteristics: F0 T1
the intensity rating was based on an eyewitness report of the damage, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage.
wind speed: 27 m/s
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 10 minutes
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Telecommunication infrastructure damaged or destroyed, Damage to roof or chimney, Roof(s) destroyed
Nikos Paschalis reports tornado damage from a waterspout that came onshore in Xanemos, Skiathos
https://twitter.com/meteogr/status/1485646187998978055
Reference: meteo.gr, twitter.com, 24 Jan 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Kími  Euboea 
Greece (38.63 N, 24.10 E) < 3 km
24-01-2022  (Monday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
Lefteris Dafnis reported a large waterspout close to Kymi, Euboea during a snow storm.
https://www.facebook.com/eyboiasphotos/photos/a.294268330751766/2007776659400916
https://twitter.com/meteogr/status/1485719362350813187/photo/1
Reference: facebook.com, twitter.com, meteo.gr, 24 Jan 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Skópelos  Magnisía 
Greece (39.12 N, 23.73 E) < 1 km
24-01-2022  (Monday)
06:45 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report received by e-mail, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: waterland
A weather cam recorded a large waterspout in Skopelos, that came onshore south from the town.
https://twitter.com/meteogr/status/1485545587684655105/photo/1
https://twitter.com/meteogr/status/1485552576183549955/photo/1
Reference: meteo.gr, twitter.com, 24 Jan 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Skýros  Évvoia 
Greece (38.90 N, 24.56 E) < 3 km
24-01-2022  (Monday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a television or radio broadcast, a report received by e-mail, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 15 minutes
Three waterspouts formed at the same time in Skyros.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u5bn5aez8Q
https://www.evima.gr/kairos/kakokairia-elpis-tora-treis-ydrostroviloi-pano-apo-ti-skyro-deite-to-vinteo/
Reference: youtube.com, evima.gr, 24 Jan 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Skýros  Évvoia 
Greece (38.90 N, 24.58 E) < 3 km
24-01-2022  (Monday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a television or radio broadcast, a report received by e-mail, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 15 minutes
Three waterspouts formed at the same time in Skyros.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u5bn5aez8Q
https://www.evima.gr/kairos/kakokairia-elpis-tora-treis-ydrostroviloi-pano-apo-ti-skyro-deite-to-vinteo/
Reference: youtube.com, evima.gr, 24 Jan 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Skýros  Évvoia 
Greece (38.91 N, 24.57 E) < 3 km
24-01-2022  (Monday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a television or radio broadcast, a report received by e-mail, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
total event duration: 15 minutes
Three waterspouts formed at the same time in Skyros.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u5bn5aez8Q
https://www.evima.gr/kairos/kakokairia-elpis-tora-treis-ydrostroviloi-pano-apo-ti-skyro-deite-to-vinteo/
Reference: youtube.com, evima.gr, 24 Jan 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Stórhöfði  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.40 N, 20.29 W) < 3 km
23-01-2022  (Sunday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 31 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/south/#station=6017
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 23 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

avalanche

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Haus im Ennstal 
Hauser Kaibling [2015 m] Steiermark 
Austria (47.37 N, 13.78 E) < 3 km
23-01-2022  (Sunday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
direction of movement: W-E
Number of people injured: 1. Number of people dead: 0.
38 year-old man severly injured, after being bured by avalanche at east slope of "Hauser Kaibling". He was brought to hospital.
https://steiermark.orf.at/stories/3139930/
Reference: "Drei Lawinenabgänge – ein Schwerverletzter", ORF Steiermark, 23 JAN 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Obertraun 
Krippenstein [2108 m] Oberösterreich 
Austria (47.52 N, 13.69 E) < 3 km
23-01-2022  (Sunday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Number of people injured: 1. Number of people dead: 0.
A group of 9 people on freeriding tour. A 31 year-old man lightly injured, after being bured by avalanche. He was rescued by the other men.
https://oesterreich.orf.at/stories/3139936/
Reference: "Lawinen hielten Retter in Atem", ORF, 23 JAN 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Lackenhof 
Kleiner Ötscher [1552 m] Niederösterreich 
Austria (47.85 N, 15.16 E) < 3 km
23-01-2022  (Sunday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
path length: 0.2 km
direction of movement: SW-NE
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 1.
A 32-year old snowboarder was bured by avalanche. he died on spot, although a group of people tried to rescue him immediately.
https://noe.orf.at/stories/3139841/
Reference: "Toter nach Lawine am Kleinen Ötscher", ORF Niederösterreich, 23 JAN 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Huklyvyy  Zakarpats'ka Oblast' 
Ukraine (48.70 N, 23.23 E) < 3 km
23-01-2022  (Sunday)
09:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
Number of people injured: 1. Під час проходження туристичного маршруту групою у складі 9 чоловік, п'ятьох з них накрило лавиною. Туристи відкопались самостійно, але одна людина постраждала васлідок потрапляння у лавину.
http://www.facebook.com/MNS.GOV.UA/posts/300743205426909
Reference: ДСНС України, 23 JAN 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Kibal`chich (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Vattarnes  Austurland 
Iceland (64.93 N, 13.69 W) < 3 km
23-01-2022  (Sunday)
02:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and other characteristics: F1 T2 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 41 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/eastfjords/#station=5988
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 23 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Hvalnes  Austurland 
Iceland (64.41 N, 14.54 W) < 3 km
23-01-2022  (Sunday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 32 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/eastfjords/#station=35666
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 23 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Vattarnes  Austurland 
Iceland (64.93 N, 13.69 W) < 3 km
22-01-2022  (Saturday)
13:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 32 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/eastfjords/#station=5988
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 22 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Ólafsfjörður 
Iceland (66.07 N, 18.65 W) < 3 km
22-01-2022  (Saturday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and other characteristics: F1 T2 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 33 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northwest/#station=3658
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 22 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Stórhöfði  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.40 N, 20.29 W) < 3 km
22-01-2022  (Saturday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and other characteristics: F1 T2 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 38 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/south/#station=6017
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 22 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Sauðanesviti  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (66.19 N, 18.95 W) < 3 km
22-01-2022  (Saturday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and other characteristics: F1 T2 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 35 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northwest/#station=400
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 22 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Hvalnes  Austurland 
Iceland (64.41 N, 14.54 W) < 3 km
22-01-2022  (Saturday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and other characteristics: F1 T2 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 37 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/eastfjords/#station=35666
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 22 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

tornado

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Konaklı  Antalya Province 
Turkey (36.56 N, 31.88 E) < 3 km
22-01-2022  (Saturday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photo or video of the event
occurring over: water
Tornado over water
https://www.alanyamedya.com/gundem/alanya-da-hortum-cikti-h26827.html#gsc.tab=0
Reference: "Alanya'da hortum çıktı", ALANYA MEDYA, 22 JAN 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Sauðárkrókur flugvöllur 
Iceland (65.73 N, 19.57 W) < 3 km
22-01-2022  (Saturday)
11:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 32 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northwest/#station=3433
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 22 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Stafá  Norðurland vestra 
Iceland (66.07 N, 19.28 W) < 3 km
22-01-2022  (Saturday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and other characteristics: F1 T2 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 34 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northwest/#station=33643
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 22 Jan 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Sankt Sebastian  Steiermark 
Austria (47.78 N, 15.31 E) < 3 km
22-01-2022  (Saturday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25.0 m/s
https://www.zamg.ac.at/zamgWeb/common/display_js_window.php?imgPath=/zamgWeb/pict/tawes/tawes_plone_ffx,ff,ddx,dd_11171_1h.gif&imgTitle=TAWES-Verlaufsgraphik&imgSource=%26copy%3B+ZAMG&imgWidth=1152&imgHeight=360
Reference: TAWES station Mariazell- St. Sebastian / ZAMG. WMO station: 11171

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)



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