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- occurring between 17-04-2014 00:00 and 24-04-2014 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 126
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   heavy snowfall/snowstorm    ice accumulation    avalanche    damaging lightning
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heavy rain

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Langendamm  Niedersachsen 
Germany (52.62 N, 9.25 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   18:55 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; local areas flooded; damage; source: "Zentimeter dicke Hagelkörner aus pechschwarzem Himmel - schwerstes Unwetter über Nienburg seit 70 Jahren", WESERBERGLAND NACHRICHTEN, 24 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 24 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10915#p71379

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Nienburg an der Weser  Niedersachsen 
Germany (52.63 N, 9.22 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   18:34 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 3 cm
thickness of hail cover: 10 cm
damage to property: roads blocked
hailstorm; intense hailfall; hail layer up to 10 cm; roads blocked; source: "Zentimeter dicke Hagelkörner aus pechschwarzem Himmel - schwerstes Unwetter über Nienburg seit 70 Jahren", WESERBERGLAND NACHRICHTEN, 24 APR 2014; source: II: "Gewitter mit extremem Hagel wütet über Nienburg, schneeweiße Straßen und volle Kanalisation", NONSTOPNEWS, 23/24 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 24 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10915#p71379

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Nienburg an der Weser  Niedersachsen 
Germany (52.63 N, 9.22 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   18:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: cellars and roads flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; local areas flooded; cellars and roads flooded; damage; source: "Zentimeter dicke Hagelkörner aus pechschwarzem Himmel - schwerstes Unwetter über Nienburg seit 70 Jahren", WESERBERGLAND NACHRICHTEN, 24 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 24 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10915#p71379

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Eeserveen  Drenthe 
Netherlands (52.87 N, 6.76 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   18:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website
peak accumulated precipitation: 56 mm
duration of peak precipitation: 0.67 hours
Weather observer Jan Roelf reports this amount on weerwoord forum. (RAD checked, T.Kühne)
http://weerwoord.be/includes/forum_read.php?id=1968692&tid=1968692

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Pieter Groenemeijer (ESSL) / Thilo Kühne (ESSL) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Gorzów Wielkopolski  Lubuskie 
Poland (52.73 N, 15.23 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   17:15 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
convective.
Thunderstorm with torrential was reported. Several number of streets were flooded. Fire brigads reported a street damaged by stream of rainwater. Source: "Zniszczone rondo, zalane ulice - to skutki urwania chmury w Gorzowie", Gazeta Lubuska, 23 APR 2014
http://www.gazetalubuska.pl/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140423/POWIAT04/140429810
http://www.gazetalubuska.pl/apps/pbcsi.dll/bilde?Site=GL&Date=20140423&Category=POWIAT04&ArtNo=140429810&Ref=AR&border=0&MaxW=580

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Międzychód  Wielkopolskie 
Poland (52.60 N, 15.90 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   16:45 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
convective.
Streets were flooded. Source: ""Zalane sklepy, piwnice i samochody". Szkody po burzach" TVN Kontakt24, 23 APR 2014
http://kontakt24.tvn24.pl/temat,zalane-sklepy-piwnice-i-samochody-szkody-po-burzach,120646.html?categoryId=2
http://redir.atmcdn.pl/scale/o2/tvn/web-content/m/p3/i/9a1756fd0c741126d7bbd4b692ccbd91/518369fe-cb0d-11e3-89df-0025b511229e.jpg?type=1&quality=85&srcmode=4&srcx=0/1&srcy=0/1&srcw=541&srch=335&dstw=541&dsth=335

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

large hail

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Aplerbeck  Nordrhein-Westfalen 
Germany (51.49 N, 7.55 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   16:21 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2.5 cm
hailstorm; large hail >2cm i.d.; source: witness report, reported v. Unwetterzentrale Deutschland, 23 APR 2014; RAD;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

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Leer  Niedersachsen 
Germany (53.23 N, 7.43 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   16:12 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstorm; large hail up to 2cm i.d.; source: witness report, reported v. Unwetterzentrale Deutschland, 23 APR 2014; RAD;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

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Okopy  Opolskie 
Poland (50.55 N, 17.53 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 1.5 cm
Small, but intense hailstorm in Okopy. significant hail layer;
http://www.nto.pl/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140423/POWIAT02/140429761

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

funnel cloud

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Sieradz  Łódzkie 
Poland (51.60 N, 18.75 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report on a website
vertical development: 25% of the distance cloud-ground
Funnel cloud was observed over Sieradz. Source: "Zalążek trąby powietrznej nad Ziemią Łódzką", TwojaPogoda.pl, 23 APR 2014
http://www.twojapogoda.pl/wiadomosci/113526,zalazek-traby-powietrznej-nad-ziemia-lodzka
http://static.twojapogoda.pl/2014/04/23.04.2014a.png
http://i61.tinypic.com/351ijc8.jpg
http://forum.lowcyburz.pl/viewtopic.php?f=854&p=100060#p100060

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Artur Surowiecki (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Olomouc 
point of observation Olomoucký kraj 
Czech Republic (49.59 N, 17.27 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   14:35 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a report received by e-mail
vertical development: 50% of the distance cloud-ground
path start from 14:35
path end at 14:38
funnel cloud observed east of Olomouc | related with storm cell with 50 dBZ radar reflectivity - approx. coordinates 49.579N, 17.334E
http://jakubhutyra-foto.xf.cz/tromba_video.mp4
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=751320254901219&set=o.356682854409377&type=1&theater

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Idskenhuizen 
A small channel in Idskenhuizen (probably Prinses Magriet Channel). Fryslân 
Netherlands (52.93 N, 5.70 E) < 1 km
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   14:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: persons, ship.
number of people injured: 4
While sailing, 4 persons got injured by a lightning strike in Idskenhuizen, Friesland (source: NOS, RTL)
http://nos.nl/artikel/639402-gewonden-bij-blikseminslag-jacht.html
http://www.rtlnieuws.nl/nieuws/binnenland/blikseminslag-bij-zeiljacht-vier-gewonden

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: E Groot [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Stará Ves nad Ondřejnicí  Moravskoslezský kraj 
Czech Republic (49.73 N, 18.19 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   14:25 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
convective.
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
total precipitation unknown | time based on radar observations | mud from the field flooded roads and gardens
http://ostrava.idnes.cz/bourky-delaly-na-ostravsku-problemy-dvq-/ostrava-zpravy.aspx?c=A140424_091654_ostrava-zpravy_jog
http://www.pozary.cz/clanek/83925-bahno-z-poli-skoncilo-v-ulicich-stare-vsi-nad-ondrejnici-likvidoval-ho-i-kolovy-nakladac-bobcat/

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Tomáš Prouza [e-mail]

heavy rain

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Berlin (Mitte) / Oranienburger Vorstadt  Berlin 
Germany (52.53 N, 13.38 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   14:06 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: cellars and roads flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; cellars and roads flooded; large cellar of Berlin Naturkundemuseum flooded; FF major incident; source: "Unwetter – Starkregen überflutet Berliner Straßen", BERLINER MORGENPOST, 23 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 23 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10915#p71368

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Berlin (Mitte) / Wedding  Berlin 
Germany (52.54 N, 13.36 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: cellars and roads flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; local areas flooded; cellars flooded; source: "Gewitter und Starkregen: Unwetter tobt über Berlin-Wedding", BERLIN-MITTE, 23 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 23 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10915#p71368

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Berlin (Reinickendorf) / Reinickendorf  Berlin 
Germany (52.57 N, 13.37 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   13:44 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
damage to property: cellars and roads flooded
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; local areas flooded; cellars and roads flooded; source: "Feuerwehr pumpt viele Keller aus", BERLINER KURIER, 23 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 23 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10915&p=71372#p71372

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

funnel cloud

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Želiezovce  Nitrianský kraj 
Slovak Republic (48.05 N, 18.67 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   13:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
vertical development: 30% of the distance cloud-ground
funnel cloud observed; source: SHMÚ / Táňa Dunajová; reported v. Facebook, 23 APR 2014:
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/t1.0-9/10290620_658287570911486_385076745186379855_n.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Berlin (Pankow) / Schönholz  Berlin 
Germany (52.57 N, 13.38 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   13:28 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
damage to property: roads blocked / closed / impassable
damage to crops and forests: local areas flooded
heavy rain; local areas flooded; roads flooded / impassable; source: "Unwetter – Starkregen überflutet Berliner Straßen", BERLINER MORGENPOST, 23 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 23 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10915#p71368

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Berlin (Reinickendorf) / Waidmannslust  Berlin 
Germany (52.61 N, 13.33 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   13:07 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: built-up structures.
damage to property: 1 house damaged
lightning hit house; fire destroyed parts of the roof; damage; source: "Unwetter – Starkregen überflutet Berliner Straßen", BERLINER MORGENPOST, 23 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 23 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10915#p71368

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Stobierna  Podkarpackie 
Poland (50.15 N, 22.08 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   12:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 1.5 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice.
http://www.nowiny24.pl/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140423/RZESZOW/140429848

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Bartek [e-mail]

large hail

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Lendringsen  Nordrhein-Westfalen 
Germany (51.42 N, 7.82 E)
23-04-2014  (Wednesday)   11:52 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstorm; large hail up to 2cm i.d.; source: witness report, reported v. Unwetterzentrale Deutschland, 23 APR 2014; RAD;

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

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

damaging lightning

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Eutin  Schleswig-Holstein 
Germany (54.13 N, 10.62 E)
22-04-2014  (Tuesday)   18:19 UTC 

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: powerline or electrical infrastructure.
damage to property: 110-kV affected. blackout
lightning hit 110-kV line; blackout; source: "Blitzschlag verdunkelt kurz die Mattscheiben", OSTHOLSTEINER ANZEIGER, 23 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 24 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10913&p=71383#p71383

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Kratzeburg  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany (53.43 N, 12.95 E)
22-04-2014  (Tuesday)   17:50 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a television or radio broadcast, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: powerline or electrical infrastructure.
damage to property: railroad infrastructrure damaged
lightning hit railroad infrastructre; damage; source: "Blitz sorgt für Ausfall auf Bahnstrecke", N D R Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, 23 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 23 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10913&p=71362#p71362

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Seedorf  Schleswig-Holstein 
Germany (54.05 N, 10.42 E)
22-04-2014  (Tuesday)   17:42 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: powerline or electrical infrastructure.
damage to property: power line damaged. blackout
lightning hit power infrastructure; blackout; source: "Unwetter – Stromausfälle und Straßen unter Wasser", PINNEBERGER TAGEBLATT, 23 APR 2014; corresp. and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 23 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10913&p=71362#p71362

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Berlin  Schleswig-Holstein 
Germany (54.03 N, 10.45 E)
22-04-2014  (Tuesday)   17:38 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: powerline or electrical infrastructure.
damage to property: power line damaged. blackout
lightning hit power line; damage; source: "Kreis Segeberg – Unwetter: Straßen unpassierbar – Starkregen verursacht 70 Einsätze im Kreisgebiet", HESSEN TAGEBLATT, 22 APR 2014; corresp and RAD v. Skywarn Deutschland, 23 APR 2014:
http://www.skywarn.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=10913&p=71345#p71345

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

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