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selected: all reports
- occurring between 15-09-2020 00:00 and 22-09-2020 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 47
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
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  snow heavy snowfall/snowstorm   ice ice accumulation   avalanche avalanche   lightning damaging lightning
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Lucera  Puglia 
Italy (41.51 N, 15.34 E)
21-09-2020  (Monday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://www.facebook.com/meteopugliabasilicatamolisecampania/videos/1796458197178919

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Rocca di Papa  Lazio 
Italy (41.76 N, 12.71 E)
21-09-2020  (Monday)
10:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
precipitation: 94.00 mm
duration of precipitation: 3.7 hours
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoRdP/posts/3370617539648748
https://www.facebook.com/meteocloud.it/videos/328424635133873
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoCastelliRomani/videos/633062574266985

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

heavy rain

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Rocca Priora  Lazio 
Italy (41.79 N, 12.77 E)
21-09-2020  (Monday)
10:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
precipitation: 100.00 mm
duration of precipitation: 3.7 hours
convective.
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoCastelliRomani/videos/338130087258634

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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San Vero Milis  (Putzu Idu) Sardegna 
Italy (40.03 N, 8.41 E)
21-09-2020  (Monday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
https://www.facebook.com/simone.grussu.7/videos/4001596409856213/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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San Marco la Catola  Puglia 
Italy (41.53 N, 15.00 E)
20-09-2020  (Sunday)
18:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
https://www.facebook.com/meteonetworkpuglia/videos/1638672729674348/
https://www.foggiareporter.it/san-marco-la-catola-grandine.html

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

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Toro  Molise 
Italy (41.58 N, 14.80 E)
20-09-2020  (Sunday)
16:55 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
thickness of hail cover: 1.00 cm
event duration at place of observation: 5 minutes
Forti danni alle coltivazioni di olive
http://stormreport.meteonetwork.it/asset/photo/8186_1600711460.8466.jpg

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

large hail

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Montepulciano  Toscana 
Italy (43.16 N, 11.84 E)
20-09-2020  (Sunday)
15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
https://www.facebook.com/lifeisnow92/videos/1729207797254973/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

tornado

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Montpellier  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (43.60 N, 3.88 E) < 1 km
19-09-2020  (Saturday)
20:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: land
Tornado observed near Montpellier airport. An airplane had to abort the approach due to the Tornado.
https://mobile.twitter.com/airplusnews/status/1307418717773414400
https://mobile.twitter.com/airplusnews/status/1307424437931831296
Reference: @airplusnews (on Twitter), 19.09.2020

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Hendrik Sass

heavy rain

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Crete 
Greece (35.27 N, 24.62 E) < 100 km
19-09-2020  (Saturday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 6 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
streets and properties flooded
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54219180
Reference: Cyclone Ianos: Three dead as 'medicane' sweeps across Greece, BBC, 20 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Kardítsa Region  Kardítsa 
Greece (39.38 N, 21.90 E) < 50 km
19-09-2020  (Saturday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 12 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
wind speed: 33 m/s
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54219180
Reference: Cyclone Ianos: Three dead as 'medicane' sweeps across Greece, BBC, 20 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Kardítsa Region  Kardítsa 
Greece (39.35 N, 21.95 E) < 50 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Road(s) damaged or destroyed, Bridge(s) damaged or destroyed, Basement(s) flooded, Flooding of ground floor, Farmland flooded
widespread floodings reported
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54219180
Reference: Cyclone Ianos: Three dead as 'medicane' sweeps across Greece, BBC, 20 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Fársala  Lárisa 
Greece (39.30 N, 22.39 E) < 20 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Number of people dead: 1.
elderly woman died in flooded home
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/19/deadly-mediterranean-hurricane-ianos-hits-central-greece
Reference: Medicane Ianos turns towards Crete after sweeping across Greece, The Guardian, 19 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Kardítsa Region  Kardítsa 
Greece (39.33 N, 21.92 E) < 50 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
18:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on information from: a report on a website
Number of people dead: 1.
1 shepherd - a 63-year-old man - was killed when being swept away in Kardítsa Region
https://news.sky.com/story/storm-ianos-three-dead-as-greece-starts-clean-up-after-rare-medicane-12077128
Reference: Storm Ianos: Three dead as Greece starts clean-up after rare 'medicane', Sky UK, 20 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

heavy rain

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Puertollano  Ciudad Real 
Spain (38.69 N, 4.11 W) < 5 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
14:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website, photo or video of the event
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
roads and buildings flooded, fire department(s) came into action many times;
https://www.lacomarcadepuertollano.com/diario/noticia/2020_09_18/76
https://www.miciudadreal.es/2020/09/18/brutal-tromba-de-agua-y-granizo-en-puertollano/
https://www.miciudadreal.es/2020/09/18/puertollano-los-servicios-municipales-se-han-desplegado-para-restablecer-la-normalidad-tras-la-tormenta/
Reference: Una impresionante tormenta desata toda su furia sobre Puertollano (con vídeos), La Comarca de Puertollano, 18 Sept 2020. Brutal tromba de agua y granizo en Puertollano, Miciudadreal.es, 18 Sept 2020. Puertollano: Los servicios municipales se han desplegado para restablecer la normalidad tras la tormenta, Miciudadreal.es, 18 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Puertollano  Ciudad Real 
Spain (38.69 N, 4.10 W) < 3 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
13:50 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Damage to roof or chimney, Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Large tree branch(es) broken, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
trees and large branches fell on roads and cars, terrace (partly) unroofed;
https://www.lacomarcadepuertollano.com/diario/noticia/2020_09_18/76
https://www.miciudadreal.es/2020/09/18/brutal-tromba-de-agua-y-granizo-en-puertollano/
https://www.miciudadreal.es/2020/09/18/puertollano-los-servicios-municipales-se-han-desplegado-para-restablecer-la-normalidad-tras-la-tormenta/
Reference: Una impresionante tormenta desata toda su furia sobre Puertollano (con vídeos), La Comarca de Puertollano, 18 Sept 2020. Brutal tromba de agua y granizo en Puertollano, Miciudadreal.es, 18 Sept 2020. Puertollano: Los servicios municipales se han desplegado para restablecer la normalidad tras la tormenta, Miciudadreal.es, 18 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

tornado

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Platamonas 
Greece (39.99 N, 22.62 E) < 5 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
10:30 UTC (+/- 1 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report received by e-mail, photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
path start from 10:30
path end at 10:31
A waterspout was reported near Platamonas, 18-09-2020
https://www.facebook.com/apostolos.legos/posts/3857906927558288
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https://scontent-frt3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/119708978_981703542256589_5897860905444656397_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_sid=825194&_nc_ohc=a_XRbjCBnGYAX_7Fv0A&_nc_ht=scontent-frt3-1.xx&oh=e8d7c4036cd3405da695ab51bb81b22e&oe=5F885B58
Reference: Eleni Chatzi via Facebook

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou (Voluntary Observer Person)

tornado

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Beja  Beja 
Portugal (38.02 N, 7.87 W) < 3 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
09:55 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, a television or radio broadcast, an eye-witness report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
occurring over: land
Tornado and damage observed near/in Beja. National media (TV & online) also reported the Tornado. More than 100 trees were downed, some fell on cars & roofs tiles were blown away. No one seems to have suffered any injuries.
https://mobile.twitter.com/MeteoTrasMontPT/status/1306914280252542976
https://mobile.twitter.com/darkp1kachu/status/1306931477783945217
https://www.portugalresident.com/tornado-rips-through-beja-as-13-districts-on-yellow-alert/
https://www.jn.pt/local/videos/as-imagens-dos-estragos-do-tornado-que-atingiu-beja-12736898.html
Reference: MeteoTrasMontPT (on Twitter), 18.09.2020 darkp1kachu (on Twitter), 18.09.2020 "Tornado rips through Beja as 13 districts on yellow alert", Portugal resident, 18.09.2020 "As imagens dos estragos do tornado que atingiu Beja" jn.pt, 18.09.2020

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Hendrik Sass

tornado

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Setúbal  Setúbal 
Portugal (38.53 N, 8.90 W) < 1 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
09:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website, photo or video of the event, an eyewitness report of the damage, an eye-witness report
occurring over: land
Tornado obsvered near Setúbal. No relation to damage in Beja. Damage was reported in Poceirão area. (Uprooted trees, damage to houses)
https://twitter.com/MeteoTrasMontPT/status/1306914280252542976
https://twitter.com/darkp1kachu/status/1306931477783945217
https://www.cmjornal.pt/sociedade/detalhe/arvores-arrancadas-inundacoes-e-danos-em-casas-tornado-deixa-rasto-de-destruicao-em-palmela
https://www.tempo.pt/noticias/actualidade/tempestade-subtropical-alpha-as-imagens-dos-estragos-em-portugal.html
Reference: @MeteoTrasMontPT (on Twitter), 18.09.2020 @darkp1kachu (on Twitter), 18.09.2020 "Trees uprooted, floods and damage to homes: Tornado leaves trail of destruction in Palmela" cmjornal.pt, 18.09.2020 "Alpha subtropical storm: images of the damage in Portugal" tempo.pt, 18.09.2020

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Hendrik Sass

severe wind

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Western Coast of Greece 
Greece (38.10 N, 21.00 E) > 100 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
06:00 UTC (+/- 1 day)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Ship(s) damaged or destroyed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed
widespread power cuts, ships sank
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/09/storm-ianos-batters-greece-ionian-islands-200919084116396.html
Reference: Storm Ianos: Three dead as rare 'medicane' batters Greece, Aljazeera, 20 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Zákynthos  Zákynthos 
Greece (37.79 N, 20.78 E) < 20 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 12 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/09/storm-ianos-batters-greece-ionian-islands-200919084116396.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/18/greece-lashed-by-rare-hurricane-force-storm
Reference: Storm Ianos: Three dead as rare 'medicane' batters Greece, Aljazeera, 20 Sept 2020. Greece lashed by rare hurricane-force storm, The Guardian, 18 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Kefallinía  Kefallinía 
Greece (38.20 N, 20.60 E) < 50 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 12 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Car(s) damaged (unspecified), Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/18/greece-lashed-by-rare-hurricane-force-storm
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/09/storm-ianos-batters-greece-ionian-islands-200919084116396.html
Reference: Greece lashed by rare hurricane-force storm, The Guardian, 18 Sept 2020. Storm Ianos: Three dead as rare 'medicane' batters Greece, Aljazeera, 20 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Itháki  Kefallinía 
Greece (38.41 N, 20.69 E) < 20 km
18-09-2020  (Friday)
00:00 UTC (+/- 12 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Telecommunication infrastructure damaged or destroyed
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/18/greece-lashed-by-rare-hurricane-force-storm
Reference: Greece lashed by rare hurricane-force storm, The Guardian, 18 Sept 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

severe wind

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Santa María del Campo Rus  Castilla-La Mancha 
Spain (39.56 N, 2.42 W) < 5 km
17-09-2020  (Thursday)
19:40 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Road(s) impassable or closed, Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Damage to roof or chimney, Roof(s) destroyed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped, Crops/farmland damaged or flooded
Number of people injured: 1. Number of people dead: 0.
many trees downed, multiple roofs damaged, roofs of outbuildings destroyed; vine yards downed; 1 woman injured;
https://www.lasnoticiasdecuenca.es/provincia/herida-varios-destrozos-santa-maria-del-campo-rus-causa-tormenta--50560
https://www.cmmedia.es/noticias/castilla-la-mancha/numerosos-destrozos-en-santa-maria-del-campo-rus-por-las-tormentas/
https://www.lasnoticiasdelamancha.com/2020/09/18/un-tornado-deja-graves-destrozos-en-santa-maria-del-campo-rus/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umH5Y9f8xeU
Reference: Una herida y varios destrozos en Santa María del Campo Rus a causa de una tormenta, Las noticias de Cuenca, 19 Sept 2020. Numerosos destrozos en Santa María del Campo Rus por las tormentas, Cmmedia.es, 18 Sept 2020. Un tornado deja graves destrozos en Santa María del Campo Rus, Las noticias de la Mancha, 18 Sept 2020. Las Noticias de Cuenca (on Youtube), 18 Sept 2020. Lightning detection.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

large hail

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Santa María del Campo Rus  Castilla-La Mancha 
Spain (39.55 N, 2.43 W) < 5 km
17-09-2020  (Thursday)
19:40 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website, photo or video of the event
Impacts: Crops/farmland damaged or flooded
https://www.lasnoticiasdecuenca.es/provincia/herida-varios-destrozos-santa-maria-del-campo-rus-causa-tormenta--50560
https://www.cmmedia.es/noticias/castilla-la-mancha/numerosos-destrozos-en-santa-maria-del-campo-rus-por-las-tormentas/
https://www.lasnoticiasdelamancha.com/2020/09/18/un-tornado-deja-graves-destrozos-en-santa-maria-del-campo-rus/
Reference: Una herida y varios destrozos en Santa María del Campo Rus a causa de una tormenta, Las noticias de Cuenca, 19 Sept 2020. Numerosos destrozos en Santa María del Campo Rus por las tormentas, Cmmedia.es, 18 Sept 2020. Un tornado deja graves destrozos en Santa María del Campo Rus, Las noticias de la Mancha, 18 Sept 2020. Lightning detection.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)

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San Clemente  Castilla-La Mancha 
Spain (39.40 N, 2.43 W) < 5 km
17-09-2020  (Thursday)
19:25 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, a report on a website
Impacts: Power transmission damaged or destroyed, Tree(s) uprooted or snapped
multiple trees downed
https://www.lasnoticiasdelamancha.com/2020/09/18/un-tornado-deja-graves-destrozos-en-santa-maria-del-campo-rus/
Reference: Un tornado deja graves destrozos en Santa María del Campo Rus, Las noticias de la Mancha, 18 Sept 2020. Lightning detection.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management)



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