European Severe Weather Database
ESWD
Version 4.4   (Dec 2018)          The ESWD is operated by European Severe Storms Laboratory

username:

password:

remember username

log on immediately next time

language: delanguage: frlanguage: eslanguage: rulanguage: itlanguage: trlanguage: pllanguage: nllanguage: ptlanguage: grlanguage: bglanguage: czlanguage: filanguage: sklanguage: silanguage: ee

ESWD partners

Loading data ...
Ajax-loader.gif
Selected data from the database

selected: all reports
- occurring between 10-01-2021 00:00 and 17-01-2021 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 626
Only the first 25 selected events are shown in the table
Dynamic map     Static Map

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
DEFINITIONS

HTML table (limited to 25 events when not logged in)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Khospio  Samzche-Dschawachetis Mchare 
Georgia (41.37 N, 43.50 E) < 5 km
16-01-2021  (Saturday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Inhabited place(s) cut off from transport infrastructure
http://www.georoad.ge/?lang=geo&act=news&func=menu&uid=1610812953&pid=1388404621
Reference: "ახალციხე-ნინოწმინდის გზის კმ90-კმ112 მონაკვეთზე მისაბმელიანი ავტოტრანსპორტის მოძრაობა აკრძალულია ", GEOROAD.ge, 16 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Jigrasheni  Samzche-Dschawachetis Mchare 
Georgia (41.32 N, 43.54 E) < 5 km
16-01-2021  (Saturday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Inhabited place(s) cut off from transport infrastructure
http://www.georoad.ge/?lang=geo&act=news&func=menu&uid=1610812953&pid=1388404621
Reference: "ახალციხე-ნინოწმინდის გზის კმ90-კმ112 მონაკვეთზე მისაბმელიანი ავტოტრანსპორტის მოძრაობა აკრძალულია ", GEOROAD.ge, 16 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

avalanche

to map

Terskol 
Dochguz-Orulbashi [Mt. 3,769m],  Kabardino-Balkariya 
Russian Federation (43.24 N, 42.49 E) < 3 km
16-01-2021  (Saturday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, government-based sources / administrative organisations
avalanche triggering: artificial
Number of people dead: 1.
Male skier (free rider; tourist from Moscow region) killed by an avalanche in an off-piste area of Cheget Ridge area, ~2km E of the peak of Dochguz-Orulbashi Mountain.
https://vestikavkaza.ru/news/lavina-pogubila-lyznika-ekstremala-v-prielbruse.html
Reference: "Лавина погубила лыжника-экстремала в Приэльбрусье ", VESTNIK KAVKAZ, 16 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Kharistvala  Ratscha-Letschchumis da Kwemo Swanetis Mchare 
Georgia (42.41 N, 43.04 E) < 10 km
16-01-2021  (Saturday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
http://www.georoad.ge/?lang=geo&act=news&func=menu&uid=1610775847&pid=1388404621
Reference: "ნაქერალას უღელტეხილზე მისაბმელიანი ავტოტრანსპორტის მოძრაობა აკრძალულია ", GEOROAD.ge, 16 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

to map

Surtsey  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.30 N, 20.60 W) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 28 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

to map

Stórhöfði  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.40 N, 20.29 W) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 34 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

to map

Reynisfjall  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.45 N, 19.04 W) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

to map

Vatnsfell  Suðurland 
Iceland (64.20 N, 19.05 W) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 26 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

to map

Skarðsfjöruviti  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.52 N, 17.98 W) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 25 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

to map

Lónakvísl  Suðurland 
Iceland (64.10 N, 18.61 W) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 28 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Kirchbach  Sachsen 
Germany (50.87 N, 13.23 E) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.freiepresse.de/mittelsachsen/freiberg/schneebruch-strassen-in-mittelsachsen-noch-gesperrt-artikel11297856
Reference: "Schneebruch: Straßen in Mittelsachsen noch gesperrt ", FREIE PRESSE, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Oberreichenbach  Sachsen 
Germany (50.87 N, 13.25 E) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.freiepresse.de/mittelsachsen/freiberg/schneebruch-strassen-in-mittelsachsen-noch-gesperrt-artikel11297856
Reference: "Schneebruch: Straßen in Mittelsachsen noch gesperrt ", FREIE PRESSE, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Arras  Sachsen 
Germany (51.07 N, 12.90 E) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.freiepresse.de/mittelsachsen/freiberg/schneebruch-strassen-in-mittelsachsen-noch-gesperrt-artikel11297856
Reference: "Schneebruch: Straßen in Mittelsachsen noch gesperrt ", FREIE PRESSE, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Hartha  Sachsen 
Germany (50.90 N, 13.18 E) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.freiepresse.de/mittelsachsen/freiberg/schneebruch-strassen-in-mittelsachsen-noch-gesperrt-artikel11297856
Reference: "Schneebruch: Straßen in Mittelsachsen noch gesperrt ", FREIE PRESSE, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Görbersdorf  Sachsen 
Germany (50.85 N, 13.20 E) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.freiepresse.de/mittelsachsen/freiberg/schneebruch-strassen-in-mittelsachsen-noch-gesperrt-artikel11297856
Reference: "Schneebruch: Straßen in Mittelsachsen noch gesperrt ", FREIE PRESSE, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

to map

Steinar  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.54 N, 19.69 W) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 33 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

to map

Vatnsskarðshólar  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.42 N, 19.18 W) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 28 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

avalanche

to map

Pöllau am Greim 
Greim [2474 m], Hangler Öfen Steiermark 
Austria (47.24 N, 14.15 E) < 10 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
direction of movement: E-W
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 1.
57 year-old woman killed by avalanche on ski tour. Her husband survived.
https://steiermark.orf.at/stories/3085182/
Reference: "Lawinenabgang: Tourengeherin gestorben", ORF Steiermark, 15 JAN 2021.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

to map

Malá Morávka 
Velký Kotel [1465 m] Moravskoslezský kraj 
Czech Republic (50.06 N, 17.24 E) < 1 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
avalanche triggering: artificial
Number of people dead: 1.
3 skiers hit by avalanche, 1 man died (unsuccesfuly resuscitated)
https://www.idnes.cz/olomouc/zpravy/lavina-jeseniky-zasypany-clovek-horska-sluzba.A210115_142452_olomouc-zpravy_zuf?utm
Reference: "Po pádu laviny v Jeseníkách zemřel skialpinista", iDNES.cz, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

tornado

to map

Sochi  Krasnodarskiy Kray 
Russian Federation (43.58 N, 39.68 E) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, a report on a website, photo or video of the event
occurring over: water
Tornado over water
https://vk.com/video-155095248_456244290
Reference: witness video report; reported v. VKontakte, 15 JAN 2021; pers.com. I.Azhigov, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Maleck  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.13 N, 7.88 E) < 5 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.badische-zeitung.de/schneechaos-feuerwehr-rueckt-50-mal-im-kreis-emmendingen-aus
Reference: "Schneechaos: Feuerwehr rückt 50 Mal im Kreis Emmendingen aus ", BADISCHE ZEITUNG, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Thalwil  Kanton Zürich 
Switzerland (47.29 N, 8.56 E) < 5 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.20min.ch/story/am-vormittag-kommt-der-schnee-552753010193
Reference: "«Fühlte sich an wie eine Waschstrasse» — Leser fährt auf A3 unter Baum durch", 20min.ch, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Zürich  Kanton Zürich 
Switzerland (47.37 N, 8.53 E) < 5 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed
public transport cancelled
https://www.20min.ch/story/am-vormittag-kommt-der-schnee-552753010193
Reference: "«Fühlte sich an wie eine Waschstrasse» — Leser fährt auf A3 unter Baum durch", 20min.ch, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Eglisau  Kanton Zürich 
Switzerland (47.58 N, 8.52 E) < 5 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.20min.ch/story/am-vormittag-kommt-der-schnee-552753010193
https://cdn.unitycms.io/image/ocroped/1200,1200,1000,1000,0,0/6KZ6HLLxffc/4zkkZLcmK9x8_IrwPwtrHB.jpg
Reference: "«Fühlte sich an wie eine Waschstrasse» — Leser fährt auf A3 unter Baum durch", 20min.ch, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

to map

Horgen  Kanton Zürich 
Switzerland (47.26 N, 8.60 E) < 5 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.20min.ch/story/am-vormittag-kommt-der-schnee-552753010193
Reference: "«Fühlte sich an wie eine Waschstrasse» — Leser fährt auf A3 unter Baum durch", 20min.ch, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)



Submit a report to the ESWD

Visitors are encouraged to submit severe weather reports. To submit a severe weather report, click here.


Make a selection

Make sure to select the checkbox on the left when selecting a specific time period area.

and (dd-mm-yyyy hh:mm)

Map selection:

Select all...

dust, sand- or steam devils
gustnadoes
large hail
heavy rain
tornadoes
severe wind gusts
heavy snowfalls/snowstorms
ice accumulations
avalanches
damaging lightning strikes

occurring in    

Make sure to select the checkboxes on the left when selecting a latitude/longitude bounded area.

occurring between (min) and (max) degrees Latitude

occurring between (min) and (max) degrees Longitude

report status
as received (QC0)
plausibility check passed (QC0+)
report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)
scientific case study (QC2)

Please note that requesting a lot of data may take a while.