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Selected data from the database

selected: all reports
- occurring between 26-02-2024 00:00 and 04-03-2024 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 643
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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heavy rain

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Casale Monferrato  Piemonte 
Italy (45.13 N, 8.46 E) < 5 km
04-03-2024  (Monday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Farmland flooded
https://www.facebook.com/valentina.sferlazza/videos/726640096271033/?idorvanity=641223470321398
Reference: Valentina Sferlazza Memolina Taiani (on Facebook), 04 Mar 2024

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

severe wind

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Tortosa  Catalunya 
Spain (40.80 N, 0.52 E) < 3 km
03-03-2024  (Sunday)
14:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.3 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 26.3 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=08238&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=04&hora=03
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 04 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

tornado

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Finale Ligure  Liguria 
Italy (44.17 N, 8.37 E) < 1 km
03-03-2024  (Sunday)
13:55 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, photo or video of the event
occurring over: waterland
The funnel cloud was observed.
Nessun danno noto // No damage known
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21219_1709478408.8286.jpg
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21219_1709478408.834.jpg
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21219_1709478408.8345.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=pfbid02NAqWndQR8mfU2iCah6Ux6V4Xac7K62hXLyZggFYfHeauHgN9Mv6wWBp3qNoDjcdNl&amp;id=100092704146507
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?ref=saved&amp;v=437901505230173
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=780797387430764&amp;set=a.410281964482310
https://www.facebook.com/centrometeoligure/posts/pfbid027PY8LT6VbHfTYPKPDVQoWDyFvp62zevGVjhf3cfZW5LnsR9BgtT39Wx4dgvgieUBl
https://www.facebook.com/groups/936362344523306/permalink/945722330253974/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

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Varazze  Liguria 
Italy (44.36 N, 8.57 E) < 3 km
03-03-2024  (Sunday)
11:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Land- or mudslide(s)
https://www.ivg.it/2024/03/varazze-frana-su-lungomare-europa-la-passeggiata-chiusa-al-transito/?fbclid=IwAR27ZXavcAOSl5g27jYY7ZqRoB1nQ4sTMHseeimijebKu7QqJgdh7rcpQxw
Reference: "Varazze, frana su lungomare Europa: la passeggiata chiusa al transito", IVG, 03 Mar 2024

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

severe wind

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Sennori  Sardegna 
Italy (40.79 N, 8.59 E) < 3 km
03-03-2024  (Sunday)
10:55 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, photo or video of the event
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Albero caduto in strada // Tree downed on road
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21221_1709478956.1646.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10210966803083507&amp;set=a.1938319475132
https://www.facebook.com/giorgi.enrico/posts/pfbid0Jd5wcnk5g8kMtDDrvZnmRQENAcbKtoS18Q8RnhutUwj9mZdcVjxNdG5kKpGcaHHZl

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

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Grognardo  Piemonte 
Italy (44.64 N, 8.50 E) < 5 km
03-03-2024  (Sunday)
09:55 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, photo or video of the event
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Land- or mudslide(s)
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21222_1709479980.7328.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=412181644659040&amp;set=a.200568545820352

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

severe wind

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Fair Isle  Scotland 
United Kingdom (60.15 N, 1.15 W) < 3 km
03-03-2024  (Sunday)
08:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.3 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 26.3 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=03008&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=04&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 04 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Tortosa  Catalunya 
Spain (40.80 N, 0.52 E) < 3 km
03-03-2024  (Sunday)
06:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 28 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 28 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=08238&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=04&hora=03
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 04 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Almería  Andalucía 
Spain (36.84 N, 2.37 W) < 3 km
03-03-2024  (Sunday)
00:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25.8 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 25.8 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=08487&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=03&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 04 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Roquetas de Mar  Andalucía 
Spain (36.77 N, 2.60 W) < 3 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
23:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 26 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=08492&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=03&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 04 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Kutaisi 
Georgia (42.25 N, 42.62 E) < 3 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
16:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 25 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=37395&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=03&hora=06
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 04 MAR 2024.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Fair Isle  Scotland 
United Kingdom (60.15 N, 1.15 W) < 3 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
13:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 30.4 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 30.4 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=03008&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=02&hora=16
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 02 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Lerwick  Scotland 
United Kingdom (60.15 N, 1.15 W) < 3 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.3 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 26.3 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=03005&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=02&hora=16
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 02 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

large hail

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Split  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.50 N, 16.45 E) < 3 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
12:25 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

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
thickness of hail cover: 3 cm
Hailstone cover thickness up to 3 cm on a flat surface and up to 20-30 cm accumulated was reported. Time was based on radar data.
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/jako-nevrijeme-u-splitu-i-dalmaciji-pijavica-na-moru-tuca-donijela-kolaps-na-pojedinim-prometnicama-snijeg-zabijelio-planine/
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/WhatsApp-Image-2024-03-02-at-13.36.32.jpeg?x87977
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/nestvarni-prizori-iz-splita-vozila-zaglavila-u-ogromnim-nanosima-tuce/
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/tuca-split12.jpeg?x87977
Reference: "JAKO NEVRIJEME U SPLITU I DALMACIJI Pijavica na moru, tuča donijela kolaps na pojedinim prometnicama, snijeg zabijelio planine", Dalmacija Danas, 02 MAR 2024. "NESTVARNI PRIZORI IZ SPLITA Vozila "zaglavila" u ogromnim nanosima tuče", Dalmacija Danas, 02 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

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Split 
Marjan Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.51 N, 16.44 E) < 1 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
12:04 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
precipitation: 34.3 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.5 hours
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
PWS recorded a rain amount of 34.3 mm in 30 minutes. Local flooding was reported across the city.
https://www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/ISPLIT46/graph/2024-03-2/2024-03-2/daily
https://dalmatinskiportal.hr/vijesti/fotovideo-split-pogodilo-grmljavinsko-nevrijeme-s-krupom/196614
Reference: "MAKARITA - ISPLIT46", Wunderground.com, date of access: 02 MAR 2024. "FOTO/VIDEO Split pogodilo grmljavinsko nevrijeme s krupom", Dalmatinski Portal, 02 MAR 2024.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Split 
Stobreč Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.51 N, 16.44 E) < 1 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
12:04 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, a report by a weather service, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
precipitation: 26.7 mm
duration of precipitation: 0.5 hours
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
PWS recorded a rain amount of 26.7 mm in 30 minutes. Local flooding was reported across the city.
https://www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/ISPLIT76/graph/2024-03-2/2024-03-2/daily
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/potop-u-stobrecu-pogledajte-na-sto-slici-glavna-cesta/
Reference: "MAKARITA - ISPLIT46", Wunderground.com, date of access: 02 MAR 2024. "POTOP U STOBREČU Pogledajte na što sliči glavna cesta", Dalmacija Danas, 02 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

tornado

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Melendugno  (Torre dell'Orso) Puglia 
Italy (40.27 N, 18.45 E) < 5 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
09:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, photo or video of the event
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21181_1709374904.8558.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=1112275443495607&amp;set=a.748048823251606
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=7335026853200587&amp;set=gm.1484345085761033&amp;idorvanity=1254710178724526

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Maslinica  Splitsko-Dalmatinska 
Croatia (43.37 N, 16.18 E) < 5 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
08:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eye-witness report, a report on a website, photo or video of the event
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
Waterspout was observed off the southern coast of Šolta island. Time and place were based on radar data.
https://www.dalmacijadanas.hr/jako-nevrijeme-u-splitu-i-dalmaciji-pijavica-na-moru-tuca-donijela-kolaps-na-pojedinim-prometnicama-snijeg-zabijelio-planine/
Reference: "JAKO NEVRIJEME U SPLITU I DALMACIJI Pijavica na moru, tuča donijela kolaps na pojedinim prometnicama, snijeg zabijelio planine", Dalmacija Danas, 02 MAR 2024.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

tornado

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Otranto  (Torre Sant'Emiliano) Puglia 
Italy (40.08 N, 18.51 E) < 5 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
06:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter, photo or video of the event
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/21191_1709390412.5225.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=1112367410153077&amp;set=a.748048819918273

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Sveti Filip i Jakov  Zadarska 
Croatia (43.97 N, 15.43 E) < 3 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
02:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, government-based sources / administrative organisations, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
thickness of hail cover: 10 cm
Hailstone cover thickness up to 10 cm in some places was reported. Time was based on radar data.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=pfbid0aM6jRGXzVTLuUwwvPUEjWkW266nWKVXySRmnJA2XtnjDfYWetENNScZcM9dCo1n5l&id=100064591278324
https://www.antenazadar.hr/clanak/2024/03/tuca-poharala-sv-filip-i-jakov-poplavljene-obiteljske-kuce-ugostiteljski-objekt-riva-pod-ledenim-prekrivacom/
https://klikni.news/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/429900895_795099105986458_463647058520581400_n-e1709374618936.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/neverinhr/posts/pfbid023ysE2PPKQN5C8g4ZrktrdoEHgBrY9CwhdRUhdCUhRE5aRR8WT2LiG5V7UZM3gbfSl
https://www.facebook.com/reel/957480092459731
Reference: "Nevrijeme u Svetom Filipu i Jakovu: DVD i komunalni radnici u borbi protiv poplave i krupe", Klikni News, 02 MAR 2023. Eyewitness report via Neverin (on Facebook), 02 MAR 2023. Dobrovoljno vatrogasno društvo Sv. Filip i Jakov (on Facebook), 02 MAR 2023. Diadora.TV (on Facebook), 02 MAR 2023.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Cavaglio d'Agogna  Piemonte 
Italy (45.61 N, 8.49 E) < 5 km
02-03-2024  (Saturday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 12 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, Land- or mudslide(s)
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=411685501375321&set=a.200568545820352
Reference: Centro Meteo Piemonte CMP (on Facebook), 02 Mar 2024

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

large hail

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Crawley  England 
United Kingdom (51.10 N, 1.38 W) < 5 km
01-03-2024  (Friday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report
thickness of hail cover: 5 cm
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Car(s) damaged (unspecified)
2 inch thick cover of hail from a thunderstorm near Crawley resulted in a ~30 car pileup on the M23, resulting in 40 injuries, 4 hospitalisations and a road closure. [EDIT] The number of injuries was not included in the report due to a valid component of reported careless driving (indirect injuries).
https://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2024-03-01/motorway-closed-after-15-vehicle-collision-leaves-multiple-injured
Reference: M23 Crash: Four hospitalised and more than 30 injured in multi-vehicle collision, ITVx, 01 Mar 2024

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Owain Rice / Igor Laskowski (ESWD management) / Thilo Kühne (ESSL)

heavy rain

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Sassuolo  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.55 N, 10.79 E) < 3 km
01-03-2024  (Friday)
16:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor
https://www.modenaindiretta.it/maltempo-chiusi-ponte-alto-uccellino-allagamenti-sassuolo-video/?fbclid=IwAR2px5AkQXL_HUVJMjMG2rNidVcWzY1X2MeCG45yAjXtK2PHr4-MmhHJYhM
Reference: "Maltempo, chiusi Ponte Alto e Uccellino, allagamenti a Sassuolo. VIDEO", Modena in Diretta, 01 Mar 2024

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: PRETEMP - Previsione temporali

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Vršac 
Serbia (45.12 N, 21.30 E) < 3 km
01-03-2024  (Friday)
11:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 25 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=13183&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=02&hora=04
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 01 MAR 2024.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Teribërka  Murmansk Oblast 
Russian Federation (69.16 N, 35.14 E) < 3 km
01-03-2024  (Friday)
10:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25 m/s
Weather station recorded a peak wind gust of 25 m/s (+/- 0,5 m/s)
https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?ind=22028&lang=en&decoded=yes&ndays=2&ano=2024&mes=03&day=02&hora=04
Reference: Ogimet.com, date of access: 01 MAR 2024.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (ESWD management)



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