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selected: all reports
- occurring between 02-12-2022 00:00 and 09-12-2022 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 125
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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Vorupør  Thisted Kommune 
Denmark (56.94 N, 8.38 E) < 1 km
08-12-2022  (Thursday)
16:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
Large hail observed at about 17:40 local time. Time is based on eye-witness & radar.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1098104457771155/permalink/1425769771671287/
Reference: Eye-witneas report: Jette Irene Jensen (on facebook), DEC 8, 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Niclas Lindberg Jensen (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Poblado de Sancti Petri  Andalucía 
Spain (36.37 N, 6.21 W) < 3 km
08-12-2022  (Thursday)
13:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
occurring over: water
Tornado over water
https://www.lavozdigital.es/provincia/chiclana/espectacular-manga-marina-chiclana-20221208141305-ntv.html
https://s2.abcstatics.com/lavozdigital/www/multimedia/provincia/2022/12/08/mangamarinaok-RcKYwD2mhFiyZKsx0Y142PM-758x531@abc.jpeg
Reference: "Espectacular manga marina en Chiclana", A VOZ DE CÁDIZ, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Fazendas de Almeirim  Santarém 
Portugal (39.18 N, 8.58 W) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
23:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a newspaper report
occurring over: land
intensity and other characteristics: F0 T1
the intensity rating was based on a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper), photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage.
Impacts: Damage to roof or chimney, Large tree branch(es) broken, Greenhouse(s) damaged or destroyed
Tornado reported which hit Fazendas de Almeirim, 10km ESE of Santarem town. Light/weak roofs damaged, greenhouses damaged
https://www.almeirinense.com/2022/12/08/mini-tornado-provocado-muitos-estragos-no-concelho/
Reference: "Mini-tornado provoca muitos estragos no concelho (c/fotos)", O ALMEIRINENSE, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Oeiras  Lisboa 
Portugal (38.68 N, 9.32 W) < 5 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
22:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.rfi.fr/pt/mundo/20221208-mau-tempo-em-portugal-provoca-inunda%C3%A7%C3%B5es-e-um-morto-e-27-desalojados
Reference: "Mau tempo e inundações em Portugal provocam um morto e 27 desalojados", RFI, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Algés  Lisboa 
Portugal (38.70 N, 9.23 W) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
22:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a television or radio broadcast
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
Number of people dead: 1.
77-yr-old woman killed while being in a cellar.
https://cnnportugal.iol.pt/videos/mau-tempo-mulher-de-alges-tentou-salvar-o-marido-acamado/639241970cf2aea785812f4f
Reference: "Mau tempo: mulher de Algés tentou salvar o marido acamado", CNN PORTUGAL, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Odivelas  Lisboa 
Portugal (38.78 N, 9.18 W) < 5 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
22:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.rfi.fr/pt/mundo/20221208-mau-tempo-em-portugal-provoca-inunda%C3%A7%C3%B5es-e-um-morto-e-27-desalojados
Reference: "Mau tempo e inundações em Portugal provocam um morto e 27 desalojados", RFI, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Amadora  Lisboa 
Portugal (38.75 N, 9.23 W) < 5 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
22:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.rfi.fr/pt/mundo/20221208-mau-tempo-em-portugal-provoca-inunda%C3%A7%C3%B5es-e-um-morto-e-27-desalojados
Reference: "Mau tempo e inundações em Portugal provocam um morto e 27 desalojados", RFI, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Loures  Lisboa 
Portugal (38.83 N, 9.17 W) < 5 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
22:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.rfi.fr/pt/mundo/20221208-mau-tempo-em-portugal-provoca-inunda%C3%A7%C3%B5es-e-um-morto-e-27-desalojados
Reference: "Mau tempo e inundações em Portugal provocam um morto e 27 desalojados", RFI, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy rain

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Póvoa de Santo Adrião  Lisboa 
Portugal (38.80 N, 9.17 W) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
22:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a television or radio broadcast, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.rtp.pt/noticias/pais/mau-tempo-oito-desalojados-na-povoa-de-santo-adriao_v1452338
Reference: "Mau tempo. Oito desalojados na Póvoa de Santo Adrião ", RTP NOTICIAS, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Lisboa  Lisboa 
Portugal (38.72 N, 9.13 W) < 5 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
21:45 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.rfi.fr/pt/mundo/20221208-mau-tempo-em-portugal-provoca-inunda%C3%A7%C3%B5es-e-um-morto-e-27-desalojados
Reference: "Mau tempo e inundações em Portugal provocam um morto e 27 desalojados", RFI, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

avalanche

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Pic Blanc du Galibier 
north face near summit of Pic Blanc du Galibier Mountain Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 
France (45.06 N, 6.38 E) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
13:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Number of people dead: 1.
A skier was spilled and killed by an avalanche
https://www.ledauphine.com/faits-divers-justice/2022/12/07/valloire-un-skieur-de-randonnee-meurt-emporte-par-une-avalanche-sous-le-pic-du-galibier
Reference: "Un skieur de randonnée meurt, emporté par une avalanche sous le pic du Galibier", LE DAUPHINé, 07 / 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Komiža  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.04 N, 16.09 E) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
11:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
large waterspout observed near Komiža;
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/pijavica-komiza1.jpg
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/nimalo-ugodan-prizor-ispred-komize-pijavica-je-u-pocetku-bila-mala-a-potom-se-razvila-u-grdosiju/
Reference: NIMALO UGODAN PRIZOR ISPRED KOMIŽE "Pijavica je u početku bila mala, a potom se razvila u "grdosiju'", dalmacijadanas.hr, 7 DEC 2022;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Gallipoli  Puglia 
Italy (40.05 N, 17.96 E) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/15740_1670414454.8957.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?ref=saved&amp;v=545415400765671

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Santa Eulària des Riu  Illes Balears - Ibiza 
Spain (38.98 N, 1.57 E) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
08:15 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a newspaper report
occurring over: water
Tornado over water
https://www.noudiari.es/noticias-ibiza-formentera-sidebar/graban-un-cap-de-fiblo-en-la-bahia-de-santa-eularia/
https://www.noudiari.es/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/cap-de-fiblo.png
Reference: "Graban un ‘cap de fibló’ en la bahía de Santa Eulària", NOUDIARI.es, 08 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Dubrovnik  Dubrovačko-Neretvanska 
Croatia (42.65 N, 18.09 E) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
at least 2 waterspouts observed near Dubrovnik; this report contains information about one of them;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COgCu4Fxbpw&ab_channel=Dubrova%C4%8Dkidnevnik
https://dubrovackidnevnik.net.hr/vijesti/grad/kakvi-prizori-pogledajte-spektakularne-snimke-pijavica-od-petke-do-boninova-video
Reference: KAKVI PRIZORI! Pogledajte spektakularne snimke pijavica od Petke do Boninova (VIDEO), dubrovackidnevnik.hr, 7 DEC 2022;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Dubrovnik  Dubrovačko-Neretvanska 
Croatia (42.65 N, 18.09 E) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
at least 2 waterspouts observed near Dubrovnik; this report contains information about one of them;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXZSPf0KOyM&ab_channel=Dubrova%C4%8Dkidnevnik
https://dubrovackidnevnik.net.hr/vijesti/grad/kakvi-prizori-pogledajte-spektakularne-snimke-pijavica-od-petke-do-boninova-video
Reference: KAKVI PRIZORI! Pogledajte spektakularne snimke pijavica od Petke do Boninova (VIDEO), dubrovackidnevnik.hr, 7 DEC 2022;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person)

large hail

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Jelsa  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.16 N, 16.69 E) < 3 km
07-12-2022  (Wednesday)
07:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
thickness of hail cover: 15 cm
deep hail-layer created;
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/tuca-jelsa3.jpeg
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/nimalo-ugodan-prizor-ispred-komize-pijavica-je-u-pocetku-bila-mala-a-potom-se-razvila-u-grdosiju/
Reference: NIMALO UGODAN PRIZOR ISPRED KOMIŽE "Pijavica je u početku bila mala, a potom se razvila u "grdosiju'", dalmacijadanas.hr, 7 DEC 2022;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Castiglione della Pescaia  Toscana 
Italy (42.84 N, 10.96 E) < 3 km
06-12-2022  (Tuesday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report
precipitation: 118.1 mm
duration of precipitation: 4.5 hours
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Road(s) damaged or destroyed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor, Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Farmland flooded
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/15736_1670413278.4303.jpg
https://www.ilgiunco.net/2022/12/06/ultimora-maltempo-allagamenti-e-strade-chiuse-situazione-critica/?fbclid=IwAR1jwsWuMyMhD-80PJqtpG0FNRfN4oN8xOgLa-_HzUFYhd0X6m9Ybe5vr_8
https://www.facebook.com/simonebaldassari/posts/pfbid02WtLMo8z5neyi5bJ4ZFBBmv436StKZpiU9YnFZG2SVZxf8xGMEDreiRqr7Wg5GVd7l
https://www.facebook.com/ilgiunco.net/posts/pfbid02yzJfKaHAaZeLDHLgNQVfZdPPoozqTP1PDXpVocHtmo553LxgZ6quFxX6G19EdXuol

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Solin  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.55 N, 16.50 E) < 3 km
06-12-2022  (Tuesday)
08:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report
thickness of hail cover: 5 cm
hail layer created, mostly 3 - 5 cm thick;
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/tuca-bujice-nevrijeme-2.jpeg
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/tuca-bujice-nevrijeme-1.jpeg
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/nevjerojatni-prizori-iz-okolice-splita-zatrpane-ulice-kao-da-je-pao-snijeg-bujice-zadale-glavobolje-vozacima/
Reference: evjerojatni prizori iz okolice Splita: Zatrpane ulice kao da je pao snijeg, bujice zadale glavobolje vozačima, dalmacijadanas.hr, 6 DEC 2022;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Mario Sekulic (Voluntary Observer Person)

heavy rain

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Montalcino  Toscana 
Italy (43.05 N, 11.49 E) < 5 km
06-12-2022  (Tuesday)
08:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Farmland flooded
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?ref=saved&amp;v=460440892941801

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Zbraslavice 
railway track no. 235 Středočeský kraj 
Czech Republic (49.81 N, 15.18 E) < 3 km
06-12-2022  (Tuesday)
07:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
track blocked (section Zbraslavice – Želivec) by fallen tree (broken by large amount of wet snow)
Reference: České dráhy - omezení provozu v ČR (neplánované mimořádnosti), 06 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Třešť 
railway track no. 227 Vysočina 
Czech Republic (49.29 N, 15.48 E) < 5 km
06-12-2022  (Tuesday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
tree broken by large amount of wet snow | track blocked (section Třešť - Kostelec u Jihlavy)
Reference: České dráhy - omezení provozu v ČR (neplánované mimořádnosti), 06 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

heavy rain

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Civitella Paganico  Toscana 
Italy (43.02 N, 11.28 E) < 3 km
06-12-2022  (Tuesday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: photo or video of the event, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Car(s) damaged (unspecified)
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/15734_1670344052.6996.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/tornadoinitalia/photos/a.370143886500651/2259481030900251/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Balkova Lhota 
railway track no. 201 Jihočeský kraj 
Czech Republic (49.45 N, 14.61 E) < 3 km
06-12-2022  (Tuesday)
06:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
track blocked (section Tábor - Balkova Lhota) by tree broken by large amount of wet snow
Reference: České dráhy - omezení provozu v ČR (neplánované mimořádnosti), 06 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Lipno nad Vltavou 
railway track no. 195 Jihočeský kraj 
Czech Republic (48.64 N, 14.23 E) < 10 km
06-12-2022  (Tuesday)
05:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Rail-/tram-/subway(s) unusable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
track blocked (section Lipno nad Vltavou - Rybník) by fallen trees (broken by large amount of wet snow)
Reference: České dráhy - omezení provozu v ČR (neplánované mimořádnosti), 06 DEC 2022

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)



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