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ESWD
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selected: all reports
- occurring between 31-01-2023 00:00 and 07-02-2023 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 1582
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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Hvalnes  Austurland 
Iceland (64.41 N, 14.54 W) < 5 km
06-02-2023  (Monday)
10:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 32 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/southeast/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 6 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Bar  Bar 
Montenegro (42.10 N, 19.10 E) < 1 km
06-02-2023  (Monday)
03:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 26 m/s
Synoptic weather station recorded a wind gust of 26 m/s.
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?lang=en&ind=13461&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2023&mes=02&day=06&hora=12
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 06 FEB 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Vattarnes  Austurland 
Iceland (64.94 N, 13.69 W) < 3 km
06-02-2023  (Monday)
02:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 39 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/eastfjords/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 6 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Flatey á Skjálfanda  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (66.16 N, 17.84 W) < 3 km
06-02-2023  (Monday)
02:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 36 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northeast/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 6 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Bjarnarey  Austurland 
Iceland (65.79 N, 14.31 W) < 5 km
06-02-2023  (Monday)
01:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 31 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/easterncoastal/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 6 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Vattarnes  Austurland 
Iceland (64.94 N, 13.69 W) < 3 km
06-02-2023  (Monday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 39 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/eastfjords/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 6 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Skjaldþingsstaðir  Austurland 
Iceland (65.70 N, 14.82 W) < 3 km
06-02-2023  (Monday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 39 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/easterncoastal/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 6 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Sauðanesviti  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (66.19 N, 18.95 W) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
23:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 33 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northeast/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 5 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Grímsstaðir  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (65.64 N, 16.12 W) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
23:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 30 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northeast/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 5 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Bar  Bar 
Montenegro (42.10 N, 19.10 E) < 1 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
22:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27 m/s
Synoptic weather station recorded a wind gust of 27 m/s.
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?lang=en&ind=13461&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2023&mes=02&day=06&hora=12
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 06 FEB 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Stórhöfði  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.40 N, 20.29 W) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
22:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 40 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/south/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 5 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Sámsstaðir  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.73 N, 20.11 W) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
22:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 32 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/south/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 5 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Neskaupstaður 
Iceland (65.15 N, 13.70 W) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
19:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 31 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/eastfjords/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 5 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Flatey á Skjálfanda  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (66.16 N, 17.84 W) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 36 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northeast/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 5 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Sauðanesviti  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (66.19 N, 18.95 W) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 33 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northeast/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 5 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Bar  Bar 
Montenegro (42.10 N, 19.10 E) < 1 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 28 m/s
Synoptic weather station recorded a wind gust of 28 m/s.
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?lang=en&ind=13461&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2023&mes=02&day=06&hora=12
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 06 FEB 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Hvalnes  Austurland 
Iceland (64.41 N, 14.54 W) < 3 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 34 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/southeast/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 5 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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Mývatn  Norðurland eystra 
Iceland (65.62 N, 16.98 W) < 5 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
13:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 32 m/s
https://en.vedur.is/weather/observations/areas/northeast/
Reference: Ws. report by Veðurstofa Íslands, 5 Feb 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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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: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
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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Bar  Bar 
Montenegro (42.10 N, 19.10 E) < 1 km
05-02-2023  (Sunday)
11:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 29 m/s
Synoptic weather station recorded a wind gust of 29 m/s.
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?lang=en&ind=13461&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2023&mes=02&day=06&hora=12
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 06 FEB 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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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: a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations
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 report on a website, a television or radio broadcast
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: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report
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 report on a website, a television or radio broadcast
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: photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report
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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