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selected : all reports
- occurring between 24-03-2020 00:00 and 31-03-2020 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports : 114
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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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Vibo Valentia  Calabria 
Italy  (38.70 N, 16.14 E)
30-03-2020  (Monday )
20:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a trained storm spotter , an eyewitness report of the damage , photo or video of the event , an eye-witness report
convective .
Numerose frane ed alluvioni lampo. Auto rimaste intrappolate nel fango e un azienda danneggiata
https://www.facebook.com/341248985989210/posts/2862671967180220/
https://www.facebook.com/188804995046206/posts/584265445500157/
https://www.facebook.com/1482869808649876/posts/2680128992257279/

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : MeteoNetwork Pretemp

avalanche

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Hamnnes  Troms 
Norway  (70.12 N, 20.78 E) < 3 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
20:56 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report on a website
avalanche triggering : natural
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed
Reference : Norges vassdrags- og energidirektorat (NVE), seNorge.no, 30 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Illschwang  Bayern 
Germany  (49.45 N, 11.68 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
19:03 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report on a website
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Illschwang, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Pesensricht  Bayern 
Germany  (49.45 N, 11.67 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
19:02 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report on a website
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Reference : FFW Augsberg, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Waldhalle  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany  (54.54 N, 13.67 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
15:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Sassnitz, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Bad Zwischenahn  Niedersachsen 
Germany  (53.18 N, 8.00 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
13:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report on a website
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Bad Zwischenahn, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Süderlügum  Schleswig-Holstein 
Germany  (54.87 N, 8.92 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
13:05 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , 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
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Süderlügum, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Millnitz  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany  (53.72 N, 13.95 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
12:47 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , 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
Reference : Feuerwehr Lübs, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Ridderkerk  Zuid-Holland 
Netherlands  (51.88 N, 4.57 E) < 1 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
12:44 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report on a website
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
multiple trees fell on a traffic junction, some lanes were closed
https://twitter.com/RWSverkeersinfo/status/1244244012913090565
Reference : RWSverkeersinfo (twitter), 29 mar 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Wilnis  Utrecht 
Netherlands  (52.20 N, 4.90 E) < 1 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
12:20 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage , a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Car(s) damaged (unspecified) , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
a tree fell on a car
https://0297.nl/nieuws/80157/brandweer-haalt-auto-onder-omgewaaide-boom-vandaan
Reference : brandweer-haalt-auto-onder-omgewaaide-boom-vandaan, 0297.nl, 29 mar 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Helpt  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany  (53.50 N, 13.60 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
11:59 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report on a website
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Woldegk, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Steddorf  Niedersachsen 
Germany  (53.12 N, 10.47 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
10:36 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , 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
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Bienenbüttel, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Svendborg  Svendborg Kommune 
Denmark  (55.05 N, 10.60 E) < 1 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
10:13 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage , a report on a website , a newspaper report
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 : Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Tree uprooted in a neighborhood
https://fyens.dk/artikel/tr%C3%A6-revet-op-med-rod-i-villakvarter
https://faa.dk/artikel/tr%C3%A6-revet-op-med-rod-i-villakvarter
Reference : Træ revet op med rod i villakvarter, Fyens, 29 MAR 2020

report status : plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact : Niclas Lindberg Jensen

severe wind

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Sittard  Limburg 
Netherlands  (51.00 N, 5.87 E) < 3 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
09:25 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage , a report on a website , a newspaper report
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed
a traffic light was blown off
https://nos.nl/artikel/2328749-harde-wind-veroorzaakt-schade-op-meerdere-plekken-in-het-land.html
Reference : harde-wind-veroorzaakt-schade-op-meerdere-plekken-in-het-lan d, nos.nl, 29 mar 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Sögel  Niedersachsen 
Germany  (52.85 N, 7.52 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
09:02 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , 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
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Sögel -SG Sögel, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Kückenshagen  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany  (54.30 N, 12.48 E) < 3 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
08:43 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , 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
Reference : Gemeindefeuerwehr Saal, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Ostseebad Binz  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany  (54.41 N, 13.60 E) < 3 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
08:42 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report on a website
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Ostseebad Binz, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Dziwnów  Zachodniopomorskie 
Poland  (54.02 N, 14.74 E) < 3 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
08:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report by a weather service , a report on a website
intensity and other characteristics : F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind .
wind speed : 25.1 m/s
Automatic weather station in Dziwnów recorded 25,1 m/s nonconvective wind gust.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/254140010
Reference : Monitor IMGW-PIB (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management - National Research Institute), date of access: 29 MAR 2020.

report status : plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact : Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

severe wind

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Lühmannsdorf  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany  (54.00 N, 13.63 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
08:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report on a website
Impacts : Road(s) impassable or closed , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Lühmannsdorf, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Sagard  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany  (54.52 N, 13.57 E) < 1 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
08:06 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : government-based sources / administrative organisations , 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
Reference : Freiwillige Feuerwehr Sagard, 29 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Królewo  Zachodniopomorskie 
Poland  (54.52 N, 16.66 E) < 1 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
07:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage , a report on a website
Impacts : Building(s) damaged , Roof(s) destroyed
A roof of a garage was torn off by strong nonconvective wind gusts.
http://www.prk24.pl/47326462/niedzielna-wichura-nad-powiatem-slawienskim-zerwane-dachy-zdjecia
http://s7.tvp.pl/images/7/0/0/uid_700d939818bcba187276f452cd82eb521585478503726_width_1600_height_900_play_0_pos_0_gs_0.jpg
Reference : "Niedzielna wichura nad powiatem sławieńskim. Zerwane dachy [ZDJĘCIA]", Polskie Radio Koszalin, 29 MAR 2020.

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

severe wind

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Gorzyca  Zachodniopomorskie 
Poland  (54.30 N, 16.48 E) < 1 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
07:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from : a report on a website
Impacts : Building(s) damaged , Damage to roof or chimney
A roof of an outbuilding was partially torn off by strong nonconvective wind gusts.
http://www.prk24.pl/47326462/niedzielna-wichura-nad-powiatem-slawienskim-zerwane-dachy-zdjecia
Reference : "Niedzielna wichura nad powiatem sławieńskim. Zerwane dachy [ZDJĘCIA]", Polskie Radio Koszalin, 29 MAR 2020.

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

severe wind

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Odense  Odense Kommune 
Denmark  (55.40 N, 10.41 E) < 5 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
07:11 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from : a television or radio broadcast , government-based sources / administrative organisations , a report on a website , a newspaper report
the intensity rating was based on a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper) .
Impacts : Power transmission damaged or destroyed , Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Tree crashed onto electric train track wires Train between Odense & Nyborg cancelled during the morning
https://www.tv2fyn.dk/fyn/vaeltet-trae-aflyser-tog-mellem-nyborg-og-odense-soendag-morgen
https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/indland/vaeltet-trae-aflyser-tog-mellem-nyborg-og-odense-sondag-morgen
Reference : Væltet træ aflyser tog mellem Nyborg og Odense, TV2, 29 MAR 2020

report status : plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact : Niclas Lindberg Jensen

severe wind

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Arkona  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany  (54.68 N, 13.43 E) < 3 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
07:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from : a report by a weather service , a report on a website
wind speed : 27.2 m/s
Reference : WS report; reported v. kachelmannwetter.com, 30 MAR 2020

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Kos  Dodekánisos 
Greece  (36.91 N, 27.28 E) < 1 km
29-03-2020  (Sunday )
07:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from : a report on a website , a report received by e-mail , photo or video of the event , a newspaper report , an eye-witness report
occurring over : water
path start from 07:00
path end at 07:20
A waterspout was observed off the coast of Kos island by Antonis Troumoulis
https://www.kosnews24.gr/koinwnika/item/252675-ydrostrovilos-to-proi-tis-kyriakis-stin-ko?fbclid=IwAR38-ykwFRSFDR48tNjHN5hekhJlSqmlfpEXxlZNnhIcM0zS8QR-xfI1uzM#.XoBRwTAy8vk.facebook
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https://www.kosnews24.gr/koinwnika/item/252676-o-ydrostrovilos-opos-ton-kategrapsan-apo-ta-tourkika-paralia-foto
Reference : Antonis Troumoulis via Facebook / https://www.kosnews24.gr/

report status : report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact : George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person)

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