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selected: all reports
- occurring between 30-01-2023 00:00 and 06-02-2023 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 904
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
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  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.82 N, 2.50 E) < 1 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
11:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 25.3 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=5&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=13&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Portvendres 
Cap Béar Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.52 N, 3.11 E) < 1 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
10:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 28.3 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=5&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=12&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Längenfeld 
Innerberger Felderkogel [2832 m] Tirol 
Austria (47.08 N, 10.90 E) < 1 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
direction of movement: WSW-ENE
elevation of starting point: 2800 m
Number of people injured: 2. Number of people dead: 1.
3 persons were spilled by avalanche on ski tour. 2 were partly buried, one man's whole body was buried. He died in avalanche.
https://tirol.orf.at/stories/3193408/
Reference: "Fünf Lawinentote am Sonntag geborgen", ORF Tirol, 05 FEB 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Foggia  Puglia 
Italy (41.46 N, 15.55 E) < 5 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.facebook.com/foggiattiva15/posts/pfbid0NvQnotXdP6k9kHem2aKeHVTyH6PNBxNF8N5gpfPC9urzAo9WpnNBKep7iVBXCKwal
Reference: Foggia Attiva (on Facebook), 05 Feb 2023

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

avalanche

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Kaunerberg 
Hohe Aifnerspitze [2779 m] Tirol 
Austria (47.10 N, 10.73 E) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
direction of movement: NE-SW
elevation of starting point: 2600 m
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 1.
Man was found dead in avalanche deposit, after his dog had came home alone from ski tour.
https://tirol.orf.at/stories/3193408/
Reference: "Zwei weitere Lawinentote in Tirol", ORF Tirol, 05 FEB 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Parenti  Calabria 
Italy (39.16 N, 16.41 E) < 5 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoSantElia/posts/pfbid0VJrMHLbAQkwLtayUnBQFR6myhyVH6RpAcN8jPk84XYgWLbmY6GR83i3gBzP9TxAQl
Reference: Stazione Meteorologica Sant'Elia di Catanzaro (on Facebook), 05 Feb 2023

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Atena Lucana  Campania 
Italy (40.45 N, 15.56 E) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.ondanews.it/atena-lucana-il-forte-vento-abbatte-un-albero-lungo-la-ss19-intervengono-i-vigili-del-fuoco/?fbclid=IwAR31T2iLIzOeWmmp5ndTi3o934lOOPEGakzUZE5tDt7gDaMe4dbtIFtDm84
Reference: "Atena Lucana: il forte vento abbatte un albero lungo la SS19. Intervengono i Vigili del Fuoco", Ondanews, 05 Feb 2023

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Gualdo Tadino  Umbria 
Italy (43.23 N, 12.78 E) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://gualdonews.it/2023/02/05/vento-forte-a-gualdo-tadino-caduta-una-pianta-in-via-otello-sordi/?fbclid=IwAR2AFC8N5x8qj3NiedV1pjlsakcNdWT91S6_wMwyNQI43MpNP6AnLPVOOBw
Reference: "Vento forte a Gualdo Tadino, caduta una pianta in via Otello Sordi", GualdoNews, 05 Feb 2023

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Surbo  Puglia 
Italy (40.40 N, 18.13 E) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
Impacts: Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.lagazzettadelmezzogiorno.it/news/lecce/1381275/forte-vento-a-lecce-e-provincia-albero-cade-e-schiaccia-auto.html?fbclid=IwAR0fdJq2lCAer7Qm1GRtaJkXiB94Swon_JwUWWrCVZaTZSTaJu-co_tv6gQ
Reference: "Forte vento a Lecce e provincia: albero cade e schiaccia auto", La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, 05 Feb 2023

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Teggiano  Campania 
Italy (40.38 N, 15.54 E) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed
https://www.ondanews.it/vento-forte-pali-cavi-e-pannelli-abbattuti-a-teggiano-sala-consilina-e-lungo-la2-a-petina/?fbclid=IwAR2AFC8N5x8qj3NiedV1pjlsakcNdWT91S6_wMwyNQI43MpNP6AnLPVOOBw
Reference: "Vento forte. Pali, cavi e pannelli abbattuti a Teggiano, Sala Consilina e lungo l’A2 a Petina", Ondanews, 05 Feb 2023

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Sala Consilina  Campania 
Italy (40.39 N, 15.60 E) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney
https://www.ondanews.it/vento-forte-pali-cavi-e-pannelli-abbattuti-a-teggiano-sala-consilina-e-lungo-la2-a-petina/?fbclid=IwAR2AFC8N5x8qj3NiedV1pjlsakcNdWT91S6_wMwyNQI43MpNP6AnLPVOOBw
Reference: "Vento forte. Pali, cavi e pannelli abbattuti a Teggiano, Sala Consilina e lungo l’A2 a Petina", Ondanews, 05 Feb 2023

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Roccapiemonte  Campania 
Italy (40.76 N, 14.69 E) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, 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
https://www.ottopagine.it/sa/cronaca/316187/tragedia-sfiorata-a-roccapiemonte-crolla-pino-su-strada-e-piazzale-della-scuola.shtml?fbclid=IwAR0fN9iEp6GZvOmO_Z_LXzIFQY5FFs3irMUbmL1yjK7Jogkyh47K-F70azU
Reference: "Tragedia sfiorata a Roccapiemonte: crolla pino su strada e cancello della scuola", OttoPagine, 05 Feb 2023

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Arpino  Lazio 
Italy (41.65 N, 13.61 E) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, 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
https://www.tg24.info/arpino-vento-forte-cade-albero-in-mezzo-alla-provinciale-per-fontana-liri/?fbclid=IwAR1du3wBRArSw7k2xmInd5C44bW4RpTpFV9t-D2KyyyADmvE8q-SyZT9-V8
Reference: "Arpino – Vento forte, cade albero in mezzo alla provinciale per Fontana Liri", Tg24, 05 Feb 2023

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Salerno  Campania 
Italy (40.66 N, 14.80 E) < 5 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Damage to window(s) or insulation layer(s), Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.salernotoday.it/cronaca/albero-caduto-pastena-vento-5-febbraio-2023.html?fbclid=IwAR0jrKgnTcw9xvjhwAroXE9TcthN0-7_xoLflF3xB_MBwqgmpCnPYBbyZfE
https://www.salernotoday.it/cronaca/caduta-calcinacci-via-farao-salerno.html?fbclid=IwAR3frOkAV5BYRdtF2kgSikjoRr2zIhg96h5V6lUDziAJZDJ-UN9HyZ0_BRM

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Berzème  Région Rhône-Alpes 
France (44.63 N, 4.58 E) < 1 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
02:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 27.2 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=5&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=4&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Lézignan-Corbières  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (43.20 N, 2.77 E) < 1 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
01:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 25.8 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=5&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=3&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Makarska  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.30 N, 17.02 E) < 1 km
04-02-2023  (Saturday)
23:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 39.2 m/s
wind gusts up to 141 km/h;
https://twitter.com/DHMZ_HR/status/1622140846727434242/photo/1
Reference: DHMZ via Twitter;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Leucate  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.92 N, 3.03 E) < 1 km
04-02-2023  (Saturday)
23:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 29.2 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=5&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=1&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Soumont  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (43.73 N, 3.37 E) < 1 km
04-02-2023  (Saturday)
23:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 28.9 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=5&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=1&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Jaujac 
Col Croix-Millet Région Rhône-Alpes 
France (44.63 N, 4.25 E) < 1 km
04-02-2023  (Saturday)
23:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 28.3 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=5&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=1&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Tarascon  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 
France (43.80 N, 4.66 E) < 1 km
04-02-2023  (Saturday)
23:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 27.2 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=5&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=1&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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La Grand-Combe  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (44.22 N, 4.03 E) < 1 km
04-02-2023  (Saturday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 28.8 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=4&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=24&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Nîmes 
Nîmes-Garons Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (43.83 N, 4.35 E) < 1 km
04-02-2023  (Saturday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.1 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=4&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=24&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Perpignan  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.70 N, 2.90 E) < 1 km
04-02-2023  (Saturday)
21:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
wind speed: 25 m/s
https://www.meteociel.fr/obs/classement.php?mode=1&all=1&u2=1&archive=1&jour=4&mois=2&annee=2023&heure=23&alt=1

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Nicolas Baluteau (Voluntary Observer Person)

avalanche

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Nußdorf  Tirol 
Austria (46.83 N, 12.80 E) < 3 km
04-02-2023  (Saturday)
21:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 1.
Snow plow was spilled by avalanche. Driver was found dead many hours later.
https://tirol.orf.at/stories/3193408/
https://tirol.orf.at/stories/3193426/
Reference: "Zwei weitere Lawinentote in Tirol", ORF Tirol, 05 FEB 2023. "Schneepflugfahrer stirbt unter Lawine", ORF Tirol, 05 FEB 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thomas Pfeifhofer (Voluntary Observer Person)



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