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selected: all reports
- occurring between 08-01-2021 00:00 and 15-01-2021 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 747
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
DEFINITIONS

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severe wind

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
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)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Waldkirch  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.10 N, 7.96 E) < 5 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.regiotrends.de/de/passiert-notiert/index.news.447531.schneebruch-im-stadtgebiet-von-waldkirch---einsaetze-fuer-die-freiwillige-feuerwehr%2C-abteilung-waldkirch.html
Reference: "Schneebruch im Stadtgebiet von Waldkirch - Einsätze für die Freiwillige Feuerwehr, Abteilung Waldkirch", REGIOTRENDS.de, 15 JAN 2021 / Freiwillige Feuerwehr Waldkirch

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Suggental  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.07 N, 7.93 E) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.regiotrends.de/de/passiert-notiert/index.news.447531.schneebruch-im-stadtgebiet-von-waldkirch---einsaetze-fuer-die-freiwillige-feuerwehr%2C-abteilung-waldkirch.html
Reference: "Schneebruch im Stadtgebiet von Waldkirch - Einsätze für die Freiwillige Feuerwehr, Abteilung Waldkirch", REGIOTRENDS.de, 15 JAN 2021 / Freiwillige Feuerwehr Waldkirch

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Gottenheim  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.04 N, 7.73 E) < 1 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
04:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
L187
Reference: Feuerwehr Gottenheim (v. FB), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Gottenheim  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.05 N, 7.72 E) < 1 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
03:57 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
Wasenweiler Straße
Reference: Feuerwehr Gottenheim (v. FB), 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Inzlingen  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (47.58 N, 7.70 E) < 3 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a newspaper report
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Large tree branch(es) broken
https://www.regiotrends.de/de/aus-den-landkreisen/index.news.447530.schneebruch-im-kreis-loerrach---k6332-zwischen-inzlingen-und-wyhlen-gesperrt.html
Reference: "Schneebruch im Kreis Lörrach - K6332 zwischen Inzlingen und Wyhlen gesperrt", REGIOTRENDS, 15 JAN 2021; Landratsamt Lörrach;

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Sankt Roman  Baden-Württemberg 
Germany (48.33 N, 8.30 E) < 5 km
15-01-2021  (Friday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed
https://www.badische-zeitung.de/offenburg/reihenweise-stromausfaelle-im-ortenaukreis--199501855.html
Reference: "Schneefall führt zu Stromausfällen in zahlreichen Ortenau-Gemeinden ", BADISCHE ZEITUNG, 15 JAN 2021

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)



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