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selected: all reports
- occurring between 19-04-2019 00:00 and 26-04-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 171
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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large hail

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Toulouse  Région Midi-Pyrénées 
France (43.60 N, 1.44 E) < 5 km
25-04-2019  (Thursday)
14:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 4 cm
Very strong hailstorm in Toulouse at about 16h15. It lasted half an hour, with lightnings strikes and strong winds (almost 90 km/h). No damage known.
https://actu.fr/occitanie/toulouse_31555/en-images-toulouse-impressionnant-orage-grele-sabat-sur-toulouse-dans-region_23338555.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

damaging lightning

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Herfa 
Seulingswald [forest area] Hessen 
Germany (50.91 N, 9.90 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
20:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Fire as a consequence of the event
Lightning strike caused large wildfire in Seulingswald Forest area. Three firefighters injured (related to work).
https://www.fnp.de/hessen/fulda-hessen-blitzeinschlag-verursacht-waldbrand-feuerwehrleute-kaempfen-gegen-flammen-zr-12217438.html
Reference: "Blitzeinschlag verursacht Waldbrand - 400 Feuerwehrleute kämpfen gegen die Flammen", FRANKFURTER NEUE PRESSE, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Schornweisach  Bayern 
Germany (49.67 N, 10.65 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
20:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Reference: Kreisfeuerwehrverband Neustadt an der Aisch, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Beerzerveld  Overijssel 
Netherlands (52.49 N, 6.57 E) < 3 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
19:59 UTC (+/- 15 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 tree fell on a road
https://www.rtvoost.nl/nieuws/311539/Code-geel-zorgt-voor-weinig-grote-problemen-Overijssel-verlicht-door-bliksem
Reference: Code-geel-zorgt-voor-weinig-grote-problemen-Overijssel-verli cht-door-bliksem, RTV Oost, 24 apr 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Oldenzaal  Overijssel 
Netherlands (52.31 N, 6.93 E) < 1 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
19:38 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
terras furniture blown over
https://www.rtvoost.nl/nieuws/311539/Code-geel-zorgt-voor-weinig-grote-problemen-Overijssel-verlicht-door-bliksem
Reference: Code-geel-zorgt-voor-weinig-grote-problemen-Overijssel-verli cht-door-bliksem, RTVOost, 24 apr 2019

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Emskirchen  Bayern 
Germany (49.55 N, 10.72 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
19:20 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 Neustadt an der Aisch, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Medebach  Nordrhein-Westfalen 
Germany (51.20 N, 8.72 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
19:20 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Damage to roof or chimney, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.wp.de/staedte/altkreis-brilon/kurzer-sturm-richtet-hohe-schaeden-in-medebach-an-id217023379.html
Reference: "Kurzer Sturm richtet hohe Schäden in Medebach an", WESTFALENPOST, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Beerze  Overijssel 
Netherlands (52.51 N, 6.54 E) < 1 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
19:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
Impacts: Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed, Rail-/tram-/subway vehicle(s) damaged or destroyed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
A tree fell on the railway and wasn't noticed by an oncoming train. Train hit the tree and was damaged. Train was evacuated after the incident. Train services were suspended till the next day.
https://nos.nl/l/2281947
https://ommenaar.nl/nieuws/trein-strand-in-bos-bij-beerze-na-botsing-tegen-boom-passagiers-geevacueerd/
Reference: Trein ontruimd na botsing met boom op spoor bij Ommen, NOS, 24 apr 2019 trein-strand-in-bos-bij-beerze-na-botsing-tegen-boom-passagi ers-geevacueerd, ommenaar.nl, 24 apr 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Lars, Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Daarlerveen  Overijssel 
Netherlands (52.44 N, 6.58 E) < 3 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
19:17 UTC (+/- 15 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
tree fell on a road
https://www.rtvoost.nl/nieuws/311539/Code-geel-zorgt-voor-weinig-grote-problemen-Overijssel-verlicht-door-bliksem
Reference: Code-geel-zorgt-voor-weinig-grote-problemen-Overijssel-verli cht-door-bliksem, RTVOost, 24 apr 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Allendorf an der Lumda  Hessen 
Germany (50.68 N, 8.83 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:25 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/regional/kreisgiessen/Kreis-Giessen-Unwetter-im-Landkreis-Frau-bei-Arnsburg-durch-Ast-verletzt-Baum-stuerzt-auf-Haus;art457,581424
Reference: "Unwetter im Landkreis: Frau bei Arnsburg durch Ast verletzt, Baum stürzt auf Haus", GIESSENER ALLGEMEINE, 24 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Buseck  Hessen 
Germany (50.60 N, 8.78 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:18 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/regional/kreisgiessen/Kreis-Giessen-Unwetter-im-Landkreis-Frau-bei-Arnsburg-durch-Ast-verletzt-Baum-stuerzt-auf-Haus;art457,581424
Reference: "Unwetter im Landkreis: Frau bei Arnsburg durch Ast verletzt, Baum stürzt auf Haus", GIESSENER ALLGEMEINE, 24 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Reiskirchen  Hessen 
Germany (50.60 N, 8.83 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:16 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Damage to roof or chimney
https://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/regional/kreisgiessen/Kreis-Giessen-Unwetter-im-Landkreis-Frau-bei-Arnsburg-durch-Ast-verletzt-Baum-stuerzt-auf-Haus;art457,581424
Reference: "Unwetter im Landkreis: Frau bei Arnsburg durch Ast verletzt, Baum stürzt auf Haus", GIESSENER ALLGEMEINE, 24 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Biebertal  Hessen 
Germany (50.62 N, 8.60 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:12 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/regional/kreisgiessen/Kreis-Giessen-Unwetter-im-Landkreis-Frau-bei-Arnsburg-durch-Ast-verletzt-Baum-stuerzt-auf-Haus;art457,581424
Reference: "Unwetter im Landkreis: Frau bei Arnsburg durch Ast verletzt, Baum stürzt auf Haus", GIESSENER ALLGEMEINE, 24 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Gießen  Hessen 
Germany (50.58 N, 8.65 E) < 10 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/regional/kreisgiessen/Kreis-Giessen-Unwetter-im-Landkreis-Frau-bei-Arnsburg-durch-Ast-verletzt-Baum-stuerzt-auf-Haus;art457,581424
Reference: "Unwetter im Landkreis: Frau bei Arnsburg durch Ast verletzt, Baum stürzt auf Haus", GIESSENER ALLGEMEINE, 24 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Bergheim  Hessen 
Germany (50.35 N, 9.09 E) < 3 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:10 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.wetterauer-zeitung.de/regional/wetteraukreis/friedbergbadnauheim/Wetterau-Strassensperrungen-und-umgestuerzte-Baeume-nach-Gewittern-im-Wetteraukreis;art472,581615
Reference: "Straßensperrungen und umgestürzte Bäume nach Gewittern im Wetteraukreis", WETTERAUER ZEITUNG, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Holsterhausen  Nordrhein-Westfalen 
Germany (51.68 N, 6.95 E) < 3 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:07 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.halternerzeitung.de/dorsten/schweres-gewitter-hielt-die-dorstener-feuerwehr-in-in-atem-1399699.html
Reference: "Schweres Gewitter hielt die Dorstener Feuerwehr in in Atem", HALTERNER ZEITUNG, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Kloster Arnsburg  Hessen 
Germany (50.49 N, 8.79 E) < 1 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Building(s) damaged, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Number of people injured: 1. https://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/regional/kreisgiessen/Kreis-Giessen-Unwetter-im-Landkreis-Frau-bei-Arnsburg-durch-Ast-verletzt-Baum-stuerzt-auf-Haus;art457,581424
Reference: "Unwetter im Landkreis: Frau bei Arnsburg durch Ast verletzt, Baum stürzt auf Haus", GIESSENER ALLGEMEINE, 24 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Lich  Hessen 
Germany (50.52 N, 8.82 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/regional/kreisgiessen/Kreis-Giessen-Unwetter-im-Landkreis-Frau-bei-Arnsburg-durch-Ast-verletzt-Baum-stuerzt-auf-Haus;art457,581424
Reference: "Unwetter im Landkreis: Frau bei Arnsburg durch Ast verletzt, Baum stürzt auf Haus", GIESSENER ALLGEMEINE, 24 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Dorsten  Nordrhein-Westfalen 
Germany (51.66 N, 6.96 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Car(s) damaged beyond repair, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
two cars hit by falling tree
https://www.halternerzeitung.de/dorsten/schweres-gewitter-hielt-die-dorstener-feuerwehr-in-in-atem-1399699.html
Reference: "Schweres Gewitter hielt die Dorstener Feuerwehr in in Atem", HALTERNER ZEITUNG, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

damaging lightning

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Östrich  Nordrhein-Westfalen 
Germany (51.66 N, 6.91 E) < 1 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Tree(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
https://www.halternerzeitung.de/dorsten/schweres-gewitter-hielt-die-dorstener-feuerwehr-in-in-atem-1399699.html
Reference: "Schweres Gewitter hielt die Dorstener Feuerwehr in in Atem", HALTERNER ZEITUNG, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Großenlinden  Hessen 
Germany (50.53 N, 8.65 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:02 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/regional/kreisgiessen/Kreis-Giessen-Unwetter-im-Landkreis-Frau-bei-Arnsburg-durch-Ast-verletzt-Baum-stuerzt-auf-Haus;art457,581424
Reference: "Unwetter im Landkreis: Frau bei Arnsburg durch Ast verletzt, Baum stürzt auf Haus", GIESSENER ALLGEMEINE, 24 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Langgöns  Hessen 
Germany (50.50 N, 8.67 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.giessener-allgemeine.de/regional/kreisgiessen/Kreis-Giessen-Unwetter-im-Landkreis-Frau-bei-Arnsburg-durch-Ast-verletzt-Baum-stuerzt-auf-Haus;art457,581424
Reference: "Unwetter im Landkreis: Frau bei Arnsburg durch Ast verletzt, Baum stürzt auf Haus", GIESSENER ALLGEMEINE, 24 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Bad Nauheim  Hessen 
Germany (50.37 N, 8.74 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Damage to roof or chimney, Large tree branch(es) broken, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Number of people injured: 1. one person suffered head injuries from falling tree/branches
https://www.wetterauer-zeitung.de/regional/wetteraukreis/friedbergbadnauheim/Wetterau-Strassensperrungen-und-umgestuerzte-Baeume-nach-Gewittern-im-Wetteraukreis;art472,581615
Reference: "Straßensperrungen und umgestürzte Bäume nach Gewittern im Wetteraukreis", WETTERAUER ZEITUNG, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Altenstadt  Hessen 
Germany (50.28 N, 8.95 E) < 5 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.wetterauer-zeitung.de/regional/wetteraukreis/friedbergbadnauheim/Wetterau-Strassensperrungen-und-umgestuerzte-Baeume-nach-Gewittern-im-Wetteraukreis;art472,581615
Reference: "Straßensperrungen und umgestürzte Bäume nach Gewittern im Wetteraukreis", WETTERAUER ZEITUNG, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Ober-Mörlen  Hessen 
Germany (50.37 N, 8.70 E) < 1 km
24-04-2019  (Wednesday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.wetterauer-zeitung.de/regional/wetteraukreis/friedbergbadnauheim/Wetterau-Strassensperrungen-und-umgestuerzte-Baeume-nach-Gewittern-im-Wetteraukreis;art472,581615
Reference: "Straßensperrungen und umgestürzte Bäume nach Gewittern im Wetteraukreis", WETTERAUER ZEITUNG, 25 APR 2019

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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