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selected: all reports
- occurring between 16-08-2019 00:00 and 23-08-2019 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 217
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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Mitikas  Greece 
Greece (38.15 N, 23.22 E) < 3 km
23-08-2019  (Friday)
17:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
intensity and other characteristics: F0 A small waterspout was observed by locals at Porto germeno beach
https://www.facebook.com/groups/forecastweather/permalink/1326839957471532/
Reference: Facebook,23 Aug 2019

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Christos Papasoulis

severe wind

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Isernia  Molise 
Italy (41.60 N, 14.23 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
Alberi spezzati o abbattuti https://www.facebook.com/meteoisernia/photos/a.3616255440268 19/1173670002822365/?type=3&amp;theater https://www.facebook.com/meteoisernia/videos/385781122123917 /UzpfSTE0NjE5ODQ4ODc6Vks6MTMyNzcxMTA0NzM5MTgyMg/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Piazza Armerina  Sicilia 
Italy (37.38 N, 14.37 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/centrometeosiciliano/videos/4046977 53513139/?v=404697753513139

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Isernia  Molise 
Italy (41.60 N, 14.24 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/meteoisernia/posts/1173738426148856

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Enna  Sicilia 
Italy (37.56 N, 14.29 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/associazione.meteopalermo/videos/16 55008967968842/?v=1655008967968842

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Monteriggioni 
Abbadia Isola Toscana 
Italy (43.39 N, 11.19 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/sienanewsofficial/videos/7034139234 55256/?v=703413923455256

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Rionero in Vulture  Basilicata 
Italy (40.93 N, 15.67 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/osservatoriometeorologicolucano/vid eos/375171249837204/?v=375171249837204

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Vyšná Boca  Žilinský kraj 
Slovak Republic (48.93 N, 19.75 E) < 1 km
23-08-2019  (Friday)
13:50 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
precipitation: 27.6 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.50 hours

report status: scientific case study (QC2)

contact: SHMU Forecaster

tornado

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Genzano di Lucania  Basilicata 
Italy (40.85 N, 16.03 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
13:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
occurring over: land
intensity and other characteristics: F0 The funnel cloud was not observed.
Landspout; nessun danno segnalato https://www.facebook.com/MeteOnePugliaeBasilicata/photos/a.5 99989213399463/2477230969008602/?type=3&amp;theater

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Ponzano Romano  Lazio 
Italy (42.26 N, 12.57 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
13:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2.00 cm
hailstone properties: aggregates.
https://www.facebook.com/ItaliaLiveMeteo/videos/445423992718 052/?v=445423992718052

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Graffignano  Lazio 
Italy (42.58 N, 12.20 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
13:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
http://www.tusciaweb.eu/2019/08/il-maltempo-e-arrivato-nubif ragio-su-sipicciano/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Guidonia Montecelio 
La Botte Lazio 
Italy (41.98 N, 12.77 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2.00 cm
hailstone properties: aggregates.
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoGuidonia/videos/23982664102671 40/?v=2398266410267140

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Guidonia Montecelio 
Villanova Lazio 
Italy (41.97 N, 12.76 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoGuidonia/videos/23921689543768 52/?v=2392168954376852

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Pelago 
Borselli Toscana 
Italy (43.80 N, 11.54 E)
23-08-2019  (Friday)
12:45 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2.00 cm
hailstone properties: aggregates.
https://www.facebook.com/milo.deglinnocenti/videos/102159250 89580739/ https://www.facebook.com/ItaliaLiveMeteo/videos/923849787951 049/?v=923849787951049

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

severe wind

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Ascoli Piceno  Marche 
Italy (42.86 N, 13.58 E)
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
16:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
Oggetti leggeri sparsi in giro, alberi abbattuti e tetti danneggiati https://www.facebook.com/tornadoinitalia/videos/392047838118 151/?v=392047838118151

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Magione  Umbria 
Italy (43.14 N, 12.20 E)
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/165435823657825/permalink/11 37082726493125/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Roccafluvione  Marche 
Italy (42.85 N, 13.44 E)
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
Mista a grandine https://www.facebook.com/geometeo.it/videos/355055158734448/ ?v=355055158734448

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

severe wind

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Venarotta  Marche 
Italy (42.88 N, 13.49 E)
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
Alberi abbattuti e rami spezzati; foglie strappate da vento e grandine https://www.facebook.com/francescoameliAP/posts/101622954150 45296

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

severe wind

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Marciano della Chiana  Toscana 
Italy (43.31 N, 11.79 E)
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
15:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
Quercia abbattuta https://firenze.repubblica.it/cronaca/2019/08/22/foto/maltem po_in_toscana_cade_quercia_secolare_e_distrugge_un_camper-23 4149583/1/#1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Ascoli Piceno  Marche 
Italy (42.85 N, 13.56 E)
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 3.00 cm
hailstone properties: aggregates.
event duration at place of observation: 15 minutes
https://www.corriereadriatico.it/ascoli_piceno/ascoli_grandi nata_pioggia_alberi-4689493.html

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Arezzo  Toscana 
Italy (43.46 N, 11.88 E)
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
http://www.arezzonotizie.it/cronaca/termporali-allagamenti-p ioggia-allerta-meteo.html?fbclid=IwAR0dveIXnq8FiSRFqBQyGZIaN JnietvSrzqcUL_FE-Qy-xiv_Af5bDlvxsg

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Arezzo  Toscana 
Italy (43.46 N, 11.88 E)
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 4.00 cm
hailstone properties: aggregates.
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/5031_15665889 26.335.jpg

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Chianciano Terme  Toscana 
Italy (43.05 N, 11.81 E)
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage
convective.
Muri di cinta crollati https://www.facebook.com/nti271/videos/985712681760619/?v=98 5712681760619

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

damaging lightning

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n. Giewont 
Giewont summit area Małopolskie 
Poland (49.25 N, 19.95 E) < 3 km
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
11:25 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
Number of people injured: 156. Number of people dead: 4.
At least one damaging lightning hit in Giewont summit area causing at least 4 fatalities. 157 tourists in total were injured by lightning strike, fall caused by the pressure wave and falling rocks. Some of them were seriously injured, included Portuguese citizen injured after a lightning strike in Ciemniak summit area about 15-20 minutes prior to that incident.
http://krakow.wyborcza.pl/krakow/7,44425,25113075,burza-w-tatrach-naczelnik-topr-o-katastrofie-na-giewoncie.html
http://krakow.wyborcza.pl/krakow/7,44425,25115449,to-pierwszy-masowy-wypadek-w-tatrach.html
https://fakty.interia.pl/malopolskie/news-topr-nalezy-reagowac-na-wszelkie-oznaki-burzy,nId,3164161
https://www.polskieradio24.pl/5/1222/Artykul/2358617,Burza-w-Tatrach-34-osoby-wciaz-pozostaja-w-szpitalach
http://portaltatrzanski.pl/aktualnosci/porazenia-piorunami-wiele-osob-rannych-aktualna-sytuacja,2507
Reference: "Burza w Tatrach. Naczelnik TOPR o "katastrofie na Giewoncie": Skala ogromna, nigdy nienotowana", Gazeta Wyborcza Kraków, 23 AUG 2019. "Burza w Tatrach. Jan Krzysztof: To był wypadek masowy, tak jak i turystykę masową mamy w Tatrach", Gazeta Wyborcza Kraków, 23 AUG 2019. "TOPR: Należy reagować na wszelkie oznaki burzy", Interia.pl, 23 AUG 2019. "Burze w Tatrach: służby ratunkowe nie dały się zaskoczyć. Naczelnik TOPR przyznaje - skala akcji nigdy niespotykana", Polskie Radio, 23 AUG 2019. "Porażenia piorunami. Wiele osób rannych, 5 ofiar śmiertelnych. Aktualna sytuacja", Portal Tatrzański, 23 AUG 2019.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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n. Ciemniak 
Ciemniak summit area Małopolskie 
Poland (49.23 N, 19.91 E) < 1 km
22-08-2019  (Thursday)
11:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations, an eyewitness report of the damage
Number of people injured: 1. A Portuguese citizen was seriously injured after a lightning strike in Ciemniak summit area.
https://www.tvp.info/44048299/piorun-uderzyl-idacego-przede-mna-mezczyzne-relacja-turysty
http://krakow.wyborcza.pl/krakow/7,44425,25113075,burza-w-tatrach-naczelnik-topr-o-katastrofie-na-giewoncie.html
Reference: "„Piorun uderzył idącego przede mną mężczyznę”. Relacja turysty", TVP Info, 22 AUG 2019. "Burza w Tatrach. Naczelnik TOPR o "katastrofie na Giewoncie": Skala ogromna, nigdy nienotowana", Gazeta Wyborcza Kraków, 23 AUG 2019.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

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

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