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selected: all reports
- occurring between 12-04-2014 00:00 and 19-04-2014 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 60
Only the first 25 selected events are shown in the table
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tornado    severe wind    large hail    heavy rain
   funnel cloud    gustnado    dust devil
   heavy snowfall/snowstorm    ice accumulation    avalanche    damaging lightning
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funnel cloud

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Liapádes 
Kourkouli village Kérkyra 
Greece (39.67 N, 19.74 E) < 3 km
18-04-2014  (Friday)   17:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website, a trained storm spotter
vertical development: 50% of the distance cloud-ground
A funnel cloud, possible waterspout developed above sea and was dissolved above the land.
http://oi59.tinypic.com/20t2b7k.jpg

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Stavros Dafis [e-mail]

large hail

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Skíathos  Magnesia 
Greece (39.17 N, 23.48 E)
18-04-2014  (Friday)   15:15 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice.
damage to crops and forests: Trees were partly damaged
Large hail for at least 5 minutes at the island of Skiathos, the main Cb cloud was above Skopelos, there are no reports from there so far.
http://oi61.tinypic.com/nntrgn.jpg

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Stavros Dafis [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Barby  Sachsen-Anhalt 
Germany (51.97 N, 11.88 E)
18-04-2014  (Friday)   14:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
vertical development: 20% of the distance cloud-ground
funnel cloud observed; source: [Verdacht] 18.04.2014 - Barby(Elbe) (SLK|SA), Skywarn Deutschland, 18 APR 2014 / incl.corresp.v. Tornadoliste Deutschland, 18 APR 2014;
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=10908
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http://www.skywarn.de/forum/download/file.php?id=1229

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Skywarn Deutschland / Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

tornado

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Sinop  Sinop Province 
Turkey (42.02 N, 35.17 E)
18-04-2014  (Friday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
occurring over: landwater
http://www.haberturk.com/gundem/haber/940354-sinopta-hortum-hayati-felc-etti

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Abdullah Kahraman [e-mail]

tornado

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Serik  Antalya Province 
Turkey (36.92 N, 31.10 E)
18-04-2014  (Friday)   10:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website
occurring over: land
intensity and characteristics: F1
the intensity rating was based on a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper).
http://www.haberler.com/serik-te-hortum-seralara-zarar-verdi-5924861-haberi/

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Abdullah Kahraman [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Fgura 
Malta (35.87 N, 14.51 E) < 1 km
18-04-2014  (Friday)   10:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: persons, built-up structures.
number of people injured: 1
number of people dead: 0
Kindly vide websites below
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20140418/local/fgura-woman-struck-by-lightning-bolt.515443
http://www.di-ve.com/news/update-house-fire-following-thunder

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Clinton Caruana [e-mail]

tornado

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Ríon  Patra 
Greece (38.30 N, 21.78 E) < 1 km
18-04-2014  (Friday)   06:26 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 5 mins.
direction of movement: SW-NE
A waterspout occured early in the morning near the bridge of Rio - Antirrio.
http://oi61.tinypic.com/70cbpj.jpg
http://oi57.tinypic.com/2gwbbqd.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis [e-mail]

large hail

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Mýkonos  Kykládes 
Greece (37.45 N, 25.33 E)
18-04-2014  (Friday)   02:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 1 cm
Hailstorm lasted for 10 minutes with maximum hail diameter 1 cm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITu2_AvgVTs

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: George Papavasileiou [e-mail]

large hail

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Kinéta 
Kineta - Megara Piraiós Nomós 
Greece (37.97 N, 23.20 E) < 3 km
17-04-2014  (Thursday)   23:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail , a newspaper report, a report on a website
thickness of hail cover: 3 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice.
Traffic problems due to excessive hailfall on the National Road, near Athens.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BlcReBtCAAAc47_.jpg:large

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Irákleion 
Xrysi island Irákleion 
Greece (35.33 N, 25.13 E) < 10 km
17-04-2014  (Thursday)   10:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website, a trained storm spotter
8 funnel clouds
5 funnel clouds were observed by Michalis Dretakis during the morning. Another one was clearly seen in the afternoon, at the same area (2nd photo).
http://oi59.tinypic.com/14u7ql2.jpg
http://oi62.tinypic.com/18gpxz.jpg

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Stavros Dafis [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Trapani  Sicilia 
Italy (38.02 N, 12.51 E)
17-04-2014  (Thursday)   07:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event
http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/700459262228507767_726684298
http://distilleryimage10.s3.amazonaws.com/f999ab16c60411e3ac210002c9d744de_8.jpg

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Igor Azhigov [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Niederneukirchen  Oberösterreich 
Austria (48.15 N, 14.33 E)
16-04-2014  (Wednesday)   15:55 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
vertical development: 20% of the distance cloud-ground
Laut Forumsmeldung eine deutlich erkennbare Funnelcloud für eine Dauer von mehr als 10min
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/t1.0-9/10264436_800257173319510_8041807347048855913_n.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Bernhard Gruber / Thilo Kühne (ESSL) [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Perg  Oberösterreich 
Austria (48.25 N, 14.63 E)
16-04-2014  (Wednesday)   14:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1413762318887300

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Igor Azhigov [e-mail]

tornado

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Polignano a Mare  Puglia 
Italy (41.00 N, 17.25 E) < 3 km
16-04-2014  (Wednesday)   10:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: dry.
http://cs619231.vk.me/v619231506/3ec0/yotKWLnJeok.jpg

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Azhigov [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Párga 
Agia Anthousa Préveza 
Greece (39.28 N, 20.40 E) < 10 km
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   16:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
vertical development: 50% of the distance cloud-ground
A funnel cloud sustained for several minutes above sea. There was no view of the sea to confirm a waterspout.
http://oi58.tinypic.com/wkft3k.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis [e-mail]

tornado

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Porto San Giorgio 
also seen from Pedaso Marche 
Italy (43.16 N, 13.81 E) < 3 km
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   16:00 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: landwater
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: heavy rain.
total event duration: 15 mins.
direction of movement: N-S
path start from 16:01
path end at 16:20
http://www.youreporter.it/trend/tromba
http://www.laprovinciadifermo.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2016%3Atromba-d-aria-tra-p-s-elpidio-e-marina-palmense-paura-sulla-costa&catid=115%3Afermo&Itemid=1198
http://www.ilmessaggero.it/articolo.php?id=634545&sez=MARCHE#fg-slider9
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http://d2s9ix2b4sctqt.cloudfront.net/big/500656.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Azhigov [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Velenţa  Oradea 
Romania (47.05 N, 21.93 E)
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
vertical development: 15% of the distance cloud-ground
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8wpEAHMtPk

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Azhigov [e-mail]

large hail

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Pecorara  Emilia-Romagna 
Italy (44.88 N, 9.38 E) < 3 km
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   10:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice, aggregates.
hailstorm; hail up to 2cm i.d.; source: "Violenta grandinata a Pecorara. Pasqua nuvolosa ma calda", LIBERTÀ, 15 APR 2014;
http://www.liberta.it/2014/04/15/pasqua-calda-ma-nuvolosa-possibili-temporali-sulle-alture/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Salizzole  Veneto 
Italy (45.24 N, 11.09 E)
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report by a weather service, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice, aggregates.
damage to crops and forests: vegetation damaged
hailstorm; vegetation damaged; source: "Grandine a Salizzole (Verona)", YOUREPORTER.it, 15 APR 2014;
http://www.youreporter.it/foto_Grandine_a_Salizzole_Verona

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Viadana  Lombardia 
Italy (44.93 N, 10.52 E)
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
damage to crops and forests: farmland damaged
hailstorm; large hail; farmland damaged; source: "Maltempo, Coldiretti Lombardia: grandine nel mantovano, lievi danni a colture ", METEOWEB.eu, 15 APR 2014;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2014/04/maltempo-coldiretti-lombardia-grandine-nel-mantovano-lievi-danni-a-colture/276680/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Goito  Lombardia 
Italy (45.26 N, 10.67 E)
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
damage to crops and forests: farmland damaged
hailstorm; large hail; farmland damaged; source: "Maltempo, Coldiretti Lombardia: grandine nel mantovano, lievi danni a colture ", METEOWEB.eu, 15 APR 2014;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2014/04/maltempo-coldiretti-lombardia-grandine-nel-mantovano-lievi-danni-a-colture/276680/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Commessaggio  Lombardia 
Italy (45.04 N, 10.54 E)
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
damage to crops and forests: farmland damaged
hailstorm; large hail; farmland damaged; source: "Maltempo, Coldiretti Lombardia: grandine nel mantovano, lievi danni a colture ", METEOWEB.eu, 15 APR 2014;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2014/04/maltempo-coldiretti-lombardia-grandine-nel-mantovano-lievi-danni-a-colture/276680/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Sabbioneta  Lombardia 
Italy (45.00 N, 10.49 E)
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   09:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
damage to crops and forests: farmland damaged
hailstorm; large hail; farmland damaged; source: "Maltempo, Coldiretti Lombardia: grandine nel mantovano, lievi danni a colture ", METEOWEB.eu, 15 APR 2014;
http://www.meteoweb.eu/2014/04/maltempo-coldiretti-lombardia-grandine-nel-mantovano-lievi-danni-a-colture/276680/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

large hail

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Sommacampagna  Veneto 
Italy (45.41 N, 10.84 E)
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   08:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report by a weather service, a report on a website
hailstorm; marginal-sized hail; significant hail layer; source: "MeteoLive flash: peggiora anche al nord da sabato, grandine nel Veronese", METEO LIVE NEWS, 15 APR 2014;
http://meteolive.leonardo.it/news/Brevissime/23/meteolive-flash-peggiora-anche-al-nord-da-sabato-grandine-nel-veronese/45852/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Kérkyra  Kérkyra 
Greece (39.62 N, 19.92 E) < 1 km
15-04-2014  (Tuesday)   06:12 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
Funnel cloud visible from Corfu National Airport early in the morning.
http://oi62.tinypic.com/w5q3n.jpg

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Stavros Dafis [e-mail]

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