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Selected data from the database

selected: all reports
- occurring between 28-11-2020 00:00 and 05-12-2020 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 297
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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Hvammur  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.58 N, 19.90 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 38 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Fríkes  Kefalonia 
Greece (38.45 N, 20.67 E) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
09:35 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
path start from 09:35
path end at 09:42
A waterspout was reported near Frikes, Ithaca island, 04-12-2020
https://www.facebook.com/George.Papavasileiou.4/posts/10224244387314723
Reference: Μαρούλη Ευαγγελου thanks to Loukas Anagnostatos via Facebook

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Prins Christian Sund  Kujalleq 
Greenland (60.05 N, 43.17 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27.8 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. ogimet.com, 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Afales  Kefalonia 
Greece (38.47 N, 20.65 E) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
07:59 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail
occurring over: water
A brief waterspout was captured by a webcam near Afales, Ithaca island, 04-12-2020
https://ibb.co/KxvrZPq
Reference: Loukas Anagnostatos

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person)

severe wind

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Lómagnúpur  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.96 N, 17.55 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 48 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Surtsey  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.30 N, 20.60 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 30 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Vatnsskarðshólar  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.42 N, 19.18 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
05:00 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), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Galatina  Puglia 
Italy (40.19 N, 18.17 E)
04-12-2020  (Friday)
03:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: land
intensity and other characteristics: F1
The funnel cloud was not observed.
Magazzino distrutto, oggetti e lamiere sparsi in giro, lampioni e semafori danneggiati e piegati, tetti lievemente danneggiati, rami spezzati, muri di cinta abbattuti, un container rovesciato e spostato
https://www.corrieresalentino.it/2020/12/tromba-daria-si-abbatte-nella-zona-industriale-di-galatina-capannoni-scoperchiati-e-muri-divelti-danni-ingenti/
https://www.galatina.it/violenta-tromba-daria-si-abbatte-sulla-zona-industriale-galatina-soleto-danni-ingenti
http://www.trnews.it/2020/12/04/tromba-daria-nel-galatinese-e-strade-allagate-ovunque-dicembre-si-apre-con-il-maltempo-video/305776?fbclid=IwAR1ytg8vEVfSr3NNryEOOEkmCog4ss09rSu7PFJ1JU_wyzePHMa6cMyEmDc
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1361443993901665/permalink/3969090593136979/
https://www.leccenews24.it/cronaca/tromba-aria-zona-industriale-galatina.htm?fbclid=IwAR1ytg8vEVfSr3NNryEOOEkmCog4ss09rSu7PFJ1JU_wyzePHMa6cMyEmDc
https://www.facebook.com/meteopugliainfoto/posts/3579892845435194
https://www.facebook.com/groups/supermeteo.direttameteosalento/permalink/374316660337965/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

severe wind

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Angissoq  Kujalleq 
Greenland (59.98 N, 45.17 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 30.4 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. ogimet.com, 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Reynisfjall  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.45 N, 19.04 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
03:00 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), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Höfn  Austurland 
Iceland (64.25 N, 15.22 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 41 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Önundarhorn  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.52 N, 19.64 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 40 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Laufbali  Suðurland 
Iceland (64.03 N, 18.12 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
02:00 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), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Jökulheimar  Suðurland 
Iceland (64.32 N, 18.22 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 40 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Borgarhöfn  Austurland 
Iceland (64.19 N, 15.81 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 42 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Papey  Austurland 
Iceland (64.59 N, 14.18 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 36 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Fáskrúðsfjörður  Austurland 
Iceland (64.93 N, 14.02 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
02:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 36 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

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
04-12-2020  (Friday)
01:00 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), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Hvalnes  Austurland 
Iceland (64.41 N, 14.54 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
01:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 45 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Seley  Austurland 
Iceland (64.98 N, 13.52 W) < 3 km
04-12-2020  (Friday)
01:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 36 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

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
04-12-2020  (Friday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 40 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

avalanche

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Súðavík  Vestfirðir 
Iceland (66.07 N, 23.00 W) < 5 km
03-12-2020  (Thursday)
23:50 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
avalanche size in scale (1-5): 3
avalanche triggering: natural
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
https://www.mbl.is/frettir/innlent/2020/12/04/sudavikurhlid_ofaer_vegna_snjoflods/
Reference: "Súðavík­ur­hlíð ófær vegna snjóflóðs", Morgunblaðið, 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Vestmannaeyjabær  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.44 N, 20.28 W) < 3 km
03-12-2020  (Thursday)
23:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 30 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Steinar  Suðurland 
Iceland (63.54 N, 19.69 W) < 3 km
03-12-2020  (Thursday)
23:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 41 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

severe wind

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Hamarsfjörður  Austurland 
Iceland (64.66 N, 14.45 W) < 3 km
03-12-2020  (Thursday)
23:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 50 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. Veðurstofa Íslands (vedur.is), 04 DEC 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)



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