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selected: all reports
- occurring between 27-09-2022 00:00 and 04-10-2022 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 215
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tornado tornado   wind severe wind   hail large hail   rain heavy rain
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  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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large hail

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Şalpazarı  Trabzon Province 
Turkey (40.94 N, 39.20 E) < 3 km
04-10-2022  (Tuesday)
05:10 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Impacts: Crops/farmland damaged
https://www.basakgazetesi.com/haber/trabzonun-salpazari-ilcesinde-dolu-yagisi-etkili-oldu-696326.html
Reference: "Trabzon’un Şalpazarı ilçesinde dolu yağışı etkili oldu", BASAK GAZETESI, 04 OCT 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

damaging lightning

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Chirchik  Tashkent 
Uzbekistan (41.45 N, 69.58 E) < 3 km
04-10-2022  (Tuesday)
03:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
Number of people injured: 2. Number of people dead: 0.
Lightning hit chemical plant. Two workers injured
http://pressorg24.com/news?id=632602
Reference: "В Узбекистане на химзаводе произошел пожар, есть пострадавшие", PRESSORG24.com, 04 OCT 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

large hail

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Al-Gor  Tlemcen 
Algeria (34.64 N, 1.15 W) < 5 km
03-10-2022  (Monday)
14:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 2.5 cm
Large hail up to 2.5 cm i.d. was reported after passage of a thunderstorm. Time was based on SAT data.
https://www.facebook.com/weatheralgeria16/photos/pcb.8572224842802532/8572224406135909/
Reference: Météo Algérie طقس الجزائر (on Facebook), 03 OCT 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Ben Badis  Sidi Bel Abbès 
Algeria (34.95 N, 0.91 W) < 3 km
03-10-2022  (Monday)
12:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Large hail up to 2 cm i.d. was reported after passage of a thunderstorm. Time was based on SAT data.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=pfbid021irNwEH6qaRTNynDo8uFHeULKFzuXjukw7GaaMBMr7LZi6o34feD4sQFmZMG2kc8l&id=100066512178591
Reference: شبكة طقس الجزائر Algeria Weather Network (on Facebook), 03 OCT 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Trabzon  Trabzon Province 
Turkey (41.01 N, 39.73 E) < 5 km
02-10-2022  (Sunday)
18:45 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

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
https://www.haber61.net/trabzonda-firtina-catilar-uctu-agaclar-yola-devrildi
Reference: "Trabzon'da fırtına! Çatılar uçtu ağaçlar yola devrildi", HABER61.net, 02 OCT 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Dobbertin 
Dobbertiner See [Lake] Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany (53.61 N, 12.07 E) < 3 km
02-10-2022  (Sunday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Ship(s) damaged or destroyed
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 1.
Rowing boat flipped over. 60-yr-old man fell into the water and drowned. Strong winds were reported that day. (Report plausible)
https://www.rbb24.de/panorama/beitrag/2022/10/berlin-mecklenburg-angler-aus-berlin-tot.html
Reference: "Berliner Angler stirbt bei Bootsunfall ", RBB24, 02 OCT 2022

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

damaging lightning

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Yeşilyurt  Kocaeli Province 
Turkey (40.70 N, 29.89 E) < 1 km
02-10-2022  (Sunday)
05:25 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
Number of people injured: 1. Number of people dead: 0.
A person suffered injuries by smoke inhalation
https://www.mavikocaeli.com.tr/basiskele-de-catiya-yildirim-dustu/85544/
Reference: "Başiskele'de çatıya yıldırım düştü", MAVI KOCAELI, 02 OCT 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

damaging lightning

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Sevastopol'  Misto Sevastopol 
Ukraine (44.60 N, 33.53 E) < 5 km
02-10-2022  (Sunday)
01:45 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a newspaper report
Impacts: Building(s) damaged
https://www.kommersant.ru/doc/5593427
Reference: "В Севастополе из-за удара молнии произошел хлопок в офисном здании ", KOMMERSANT.ru, 02 OCT 2022

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Straßgiech  Bayern 
Germany (49.96 N, 11.00 E)
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
18:01 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a trained storm spotter
Spotter estimated the flooding to be severe. : http://meta.skywarn.de/610

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Skywarn Germany

heavy rain

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Wächtersbach  Hessen 
Germany (50.26 N, 9.30 E) < 3 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
17:37 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded
https://www.hessenschau.de/panorama/schweres-unwetter-in-waechtersbach-,kurz-unwetter-102.html
Reference: "Schweres Unwetter in Wächtersbach ", HESSENSCHAU, 02 OCT 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Supetar  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.42 N, 16.56 E) < 5 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
14:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
waterspout spotted in Brač channel somewhere near Supetar;
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/pijavica.jpeg
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/ogromna-pijavica-pred-splitom-bila-je-zaprijetila-sudionicima-regate-izgledala-kao-tornado/?fbclid=IwAR3oiNz6o_nn2OFijBzpI-56xW4eanhhiHYo_Tl2RWx9Zcw7_rVneaL3lAA
Reference: OGROMNA PIJAVICA PRED SPLITOM Bila je zaprijetila sudionicima regate, izgledala kao tornado, dalmacijadanas.hr, 01 OCT 2022;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Zoelen  Gelderland 
Netherlands (51.91 N, 5.40 E) < 3 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Large tree branch(es) broken
2 branches were broken off
https://twitter.com/HitradioBetuwe/status/1576252537564381184
Reference: HitradioBetuwe (twitter), 1 OKT 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

damaging lightning

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Everloh  Niedersachsen 
Germany (52.33 N, 9.61 E) < 1 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
13:59 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
estimated peak current: 13 kA
polarity: negative
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
https://www.con-nect.de/blaulicht/nachricht/schweres-gewitter-verursacht-blitzschlag-in-everloh
Reference: "Schweres Gewitter verursacht Blitzschlag in Everloh", CALENBERGER ONLINE NEWS, 02 OCT 2022; kachelmannwetter.com

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

damaging lightning

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Bissendorf  Niedersachsen 
Germany (52.23 N, 8.17 E) < 1 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
13:13 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report by a weather service
estimated peak current: 43 kA
polarity: positive
Impacts: Car(s) damaged (unspecified)
Number of people injured: 1. Number of people dead: 0.
concrete sheet was smashed against a car by lightning strike impact. 61-yr-old man (in the car) suffered injuries
https://www.ndr.de/nachrichten/niedersachsen/osnabrueck_emsland/Nach-Blitzeinschlag-Betonplatte-schleudert-gegen-Auto,aktuellosnabrueck8076.html
Reference: "Nach Blitzeinschlag: Betonplatte schleudert gegen Auto", NDR, 02 OCT 2022; kachelmannwetter.com

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Capo d''Orlando  Sicilia 
Italy (38.16 N, 14.74 E) < 10 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
Prima tromba marina // First waterspout
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/15263_1664649063.543.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoMilazzo/photos/a.761759100642602/2372457119572784/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Capo d''Orlando  Sicilia 
Italy (38.16 N, 14.74 E) < 10 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
Seconda tromba marina // Second waterspout
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/15264_1664649113.5926.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoMilazzo/photos/a.761759100642602/2372457119572784/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

damaging lightning

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Bork  Nordrhein-Westfalen 
Germany (51.66 N, 7.47 E) < 1 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
12:05 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report by a weather service, a newspaper report
estimated peak current: 7 kA
polarity: negative
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
https://www.hellwegeranzeiger.de/selm/alarmierung-wegen-blitzeinschlag-dachstuhl-brand-in-bork-ist-geloescht-w1797719-p-1000673892/
Reference: "Dachstuhl-Brand in Bork nach Blitzeinschlag: Polizei macht erste Angaben", HELLWEGER ANZEIGER, 01 OCT 2022; kachelmannwetter.com

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

damaging lightning

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Grebswarden  Niedersachsen 
Germany (53.53 N, 8.50 E) < 1 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
11:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Fire as a consequence of the event
https://www.nwzonline.de/plus-wesermarsch/grebswarden-feuerwehr-blitz-schlaegt-auf-biogasanlage-ein_a_51,9,4127924945.html
Reference: "Blitz schlägt auf Biogasanlage ein", NWZ ONLINE, 02 OCT 2022;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Alëshinka  Brjansk 
Russian Federation (52.85 N, 34.38 E) < 3 km
01-10-2022  (Saturday)
11:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eye-witness report
occurring over: land
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.
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney, Large tree branch(es) broken
Tornado observed. Some single slates blown down
https://vk.com/meteodnevnik?w=wall-68463802_399480
Reference: Метеодневник | Погодный Лентач, v. VKontakte, 01 OCT 2022; Источники: Анастасия Игумнова, ЧП и ДТП Брянск, Екатерина Серегина, ML: Навля 1 октября 2022;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

damaging lightning

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Nice  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 
France (43.70 N, 7.25 E) < 1 km
30-09-2022  (Friday)
22:04 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website
Impacts: Tree(s) damaged
Lightning damaged a tree. It has been photographied.
https://www.facebook.com/suarez.photographie/posts/pfbid02CDNSVG2DsYSFnArF7WiCaDAgptiAWNnsLrx5GKR339NtS1wj2G13R3pszRPJY78Jl
Reference: Christophe Suarez (on Facebook), 3 Oct 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Cagnes-sur-Mer  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 
France (43.67 N, 7.15 E) < 5 km
30-09-2022  (Friday)
21:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 4 cm
Local strong hailstorms on Nice and Cagnes area between 22h and 4h. Hailstones seems to be several cm large (based on photo, more precise info asked).
https://www.facebook.com/meteoCA/posts/pfbid036AuvjCu5d7V2LUWYpwa1ZjEbuGd5GfVNbJtmvbNmRUstrd64iLqnzTQYo4RDfm5Ml
Reference: Météo Côte d'Azur (on Facebook), 1rst Oct 2022.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person) / Thilo Kühne (ESSL)

large hail

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Campofelice di Roccella  Sicilia 
Italy (37.99 N, 13.92 E)
30-09-2022  (Friday)
19:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 5 cm
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/15259_1664616475.4649.jpg
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/15259_1664616475.4656.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=536521501806962&amp;set=a.401569388635508

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Pape  Liepājas Rajons 
Latvia (56.15 N, 21.03 E) < 5 km
30-09-2022  (Friday)
19:13 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
Tornado over water. Ground contact visible

https://twitter.com/orkaans/status/1575882932551831552?t=iiI5kXD7xNAZxp6CZp7CDA&s=19
Reference: Ivo Dinsbergs (on Twitter) 30 Sep 2022 ; Maris Jaunzemis (on Twitter) 30 Sep 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Martins Bergšteins

severe wind

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Santa Margherita di Belice  Sicilia 
Italy (37.69 N, 13.02 E) < 3 km
30-09-2022  (Friday)
18:05 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Damage to roof or chimney, Large tree branch(es) broken, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Alberi abbattuti, coperture divelte, una croce caduta, danni alle gradinate di uno stadio // Downed trees, roofing ripped off, a fallen cross, damage to a sports field''s bleachers
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/15260_1664617124.2434.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/alessia.dimaria.18/posts/pfbid022n7opTQTyLovFFmeNSgWGm6ytdRX1RGh4nTxB85jcWtT43VNBRgALVnS4va5k5RYl
https://www.facebook.com/ilfuturodipendeda.te/posts/pfbid02TLYaJcmprjERtKkg1GAmAcGBhqHimcWdGeXMSagaUGYWXj38xdTXkSm97BgUAmSql
https://www.facebook.com/ilfuturodipendeda.te/posts/pfbid02pAQg889CdFoQf16QPRTW4p1sY7jtiRGMBQPpxVgh8X4xmCQhiDWXL4pyBK74BFBfl
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAVw3O0MBDw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76opQxFvDRY

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Corleone  Sicilia 
Italy (37.81 N, 13.30 E) < 3 km
30-09-2022  (Friday)
17:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
precipitation: 60.00 mm
duration of precipitation: 1.8 hours
https://www.facebook.com/agnese.paternostro.7/videos/626027245653775/?idorvanity=1060233207358027

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp



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