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- occurring between 13-04-2014 00:00 and 20-04-2014 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 70
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large hail

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Roma, -Quartiere XXVII Primavalle 
greater Roma city area Lazio 
Italy (41.93 N, 12.42 E)
19-04-2014  (Saturday)   17:00 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
hailstorm reported; hail layer; large hail; vegetation damaged; source: "Violento temporale in atto a Roma: Grandine grossa e nubifragio nella zona ovest", CENTRO METEO ITALIANO, 19 APR 2014;
http://www.centrometeoitaliano.it/violento-temporale-atto-roma-grandine-grossa-nubifragio-zona-ovest-19-04-2014-12861/?refresh_cens

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

large hail

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Roccastrada 
Strada Provinciale Terzo, E of Roccastrada Toscana 
Italy (43.00 N, 11.22 E) < 3 km
19-04-2014  (Saturday)   15:45 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
thickness of hail cover: 5 cm
hailstorm; significant hail layer; source: "Meteo impazzito: è Pasqua ma sembra Natale. 5 centimetri di grandine sulla strada, traffico in tilt", IL GIUNCO, 19 APR 2014;
http://www.ilgiunco.net/2014/04/19/meteo-impazzito-e-pasqua-ma-sembra-natale-5-centimetri-di-grandine-1/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

heavy rain

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Guntramsdorf  Niederösterreich 
Austria (48.03 N, 16.30 E)
19-04-2014  (Saturday)   15:26 UTC 

based on: information from : an eye-witness report
Aufgrund des Starkregens ist auf der A2 die Sicht extrem eingeschränkt, bitte vorsichtig fahren!

report status: as received (QC0)

contact: Sebastian Kodek [e-mail]

large hail

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Capranica  Lazio 
Italy (42.26 N, 12.17 E)
19-04-2014  (Saturday)   15:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website
hailstorm; marginal-sized large hail; significant hail layer; source: "Maxigrandinata a Capranica", TUSCIAWEB.eu, 19 APR 2014;
http://www.tusciaweb.eu/2014/04/maxi-grandinata-capranica/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Civitavecchia 
northern parts of Civitavecchia town Lazio 
Italy (42.13 N, 11.77 E) < 3 km
19-04-2014  (Saturday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

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
occurring over: landwater
intensity and characteristics: F1
the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage.
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 15 mins.
direction of movement: SSW-NNE
damage to property: dozens houses damaged
damage to crops and forests: damage to crops and forests: trees snapped / downed
tornado hit Civitavecchia; trees downed; houses damaged; source: "Tornado Civitavecchia, ci sono danni e abitazioni scoperchiate, il video", CENTRO METEO ITALIANO, 19 APR 2014;
http://www.centrometeoitaliano.it/tornado-civitavecchia-danni-abitazioni-scoperchiate-video-19-04-2014-12856/?refresh_cens
http://www.tusciaweb.eu/2014/04/auto-nel-burrone-miracolosamente-illesi-i-passeggeri/
http://www.ilmessaggero.it/PRIMOPIANO/CRONACA/tromba_daria_civitavecchia_foto/notizie/642480.shtml#fg-slider5

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Montalto di Castro  Lazio 
Italy (42.33 N, 11.61 E) < 3 km
19-04-2014  (Saturday)   12:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
occurring over: landwater
intensity and characteristics: F2
the intensity rating was based on photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, an eyewitness report of the damage.
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 5 mins.
direction of movement: WSW-ENE
damage to property: kiosk destroyed. houses damaged; car overthrown
damage to crops and forests: uprooted trees
number of people injured: 1
tornado hit Montalto di Castro area, moving from the sea over beach and land area, damaging houses and overthrowing a car; source: "Tromba d’aria sul litorale, danni a stabilimenti e auto", TUSCIAWEB.eu, 19 APR 2014;
http://www.tusciaweb.eu/2014/04/auto-nel-burrone-miracolosamente-illesi-i-passeggeri/
https://www.facebook.com/MeteoEU
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http://www.tusciaweb.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/foto-27-300x225.jpg
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http://www.tusciaweb.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/foto-114-300x225.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Ýpsos  Kérkyra 
Greece (39.70 N, 19.84 E)
19-04-2014  (Saturday)   11:10 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: landwater
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
direction of movement: SW-NE
Waterspout observed in Ypsos,Corfu,Greece
http://tinypic.com/r/mrp7id/8
http://tinypic.com/r/2uswto9/8

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou [e-mail]

funnel cloud

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Sagiáda  Thesprotia 
Greece (39.63 N, 20.19 E) < 10 km
19-04-2014  (Saturday)   10:31 UTC 

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
Funnel cloud observed between Sagiada and Corfu island. There has not been reports for waterspout.
http://tinypic.com/r/2evt16d/8

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: George Papavasileiou [e-mail]

tornado

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Ayvalık 
over sea Balıkesir Province 
Turkey (39.39 N, 26.68 E) < 3 km
19-04-2014  (Saturday)   10:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
occurring over: water
Suction vortices were not observed.
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: light or moderate rain.
total event duration: 20 mins.
waterspout observed
https://twitter.com/RifatKiran/status/457497297061183488/photo/1
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BllbXh1IAAAjblN.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

damaging lightning

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Lomazzo  Lombardia 
Italy (45.70 N, 9.03 E)
18-04-2014  (Friday)   22:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: vegitation (i.e. causing wildfires).
damage to property: damage
damage to crops and forests: tree destroyed
lightning hit tree; tree snapped / destroyed; telegraph line damaged; source: "Fulmine abbatte un pino - Danni e telefoni in tilt", LA PROVINCIA DI COMO, 19 APR 2014;
http://www.laprovinciadicomo.it/stories/Cronaca/fulmine-abbatte-un-pino-danni-e-telefoni-in-tilt_1055265_11/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

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: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis [e-mail]

damaging lightning

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Tradate  Lombardia 
Italy (45.70 N, 8.91 E)
18-04-2014  (Friday)   17:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: vegitation (i.e. causing wildfires).
damage to property: telegraph line damaged
damage to crops and forests: tree downed
lightning damaged tree; telegraph line damaged; source: "Fulmine abbatte pino centenario, linee telefoniche interrotte", VARESE NEWS, 19 APR 2014;
http://www3.varesenews.it/saronno_tradate/fulmine-abbatte-pino-centenario-linee-telefoniche-interrotte-287052.html

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [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, a report on a website
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice, aggregates.
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: report confirmed (QC1)

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: 30% 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, -Ada Mh. 
Sinop town area Sinop Province 
Turkey (42.02 N, 35.17 E)
18-04-2014  (Friday)   14:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, a report on a website
occurring over: landwater
damage to property: damage
tornado hit Ada settlement in Sinop town area (E of inner Sinop); source: "Sinop'ta hortum hayatı felç etti!", HABER TURK, 18 APR 2014;
http://www.haberturk.com/gundem/haber/940354-sinopta-hortum-hayati-felc-etti

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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

tornado

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Alacami  Antalya Province 
Turkey (37.00 N, 31.06 E) < 1 km
18-04-2014  (Friday)   10:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage, 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).
damage to property: damage
tornado hit Alacami village near Serik town; greenhouses damaged; areas damaged; source: "Serik'te Hortum Seralara Zarar Verdi", HABERLER, 18 APR 2014;
http://www.haberler.com/serik-te-hortum-seralara-zarar-verdi-5924861-haberi/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Abdullah Kahraman / Thilo Kühne (ESSL) [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, a report on a website
lightning strike causing damage or injuries to: persons, built-up structures.
number of people injured: 1
27-yr-old woman injured by lightning;
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: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Clinton Caruana / Thilo Kühne (ESSL) [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
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice.
Hailstorm lasted for 10 minutes with maximum hail diameter 1 cm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITu2_AvgVTs

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: George Papavasileiou [e-mail]

large hail

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Köşk  Aydın Province 
Turkey (37.85 N, 28.05 E)
18-04-2014  (Friday)   00:30 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a newspaper report, a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
maximum hail diameter: 2 cm
hailstone properties: stones of clear ice, aggregates.
damage to crops and forests: farmland damaged
hailstorm; farmland damaged; source: "Aydın’da Dolu Yağışı ", MALATYA GERCEK, 18 APR 2014; source II: "Aydın’da Dolu Yağışı", EFE POST, 19 APR 2014;
http://www.malatyagercek.com/aydin/aydinda-dolu-yagisi-h511684.html
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http://www.efepost.com/aydin-da-dolu-yagisi/3398/

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [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, an eye-witness report, a report on a website
vertical development: 35% of the distance cloud-ground
http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/700459262228507767_726684298
http://distilleryimage10.s3.amazonaws.com/f999ab16c60411e3ac210002c9d744de_8.jpg

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

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, a report on a website
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1413762318887300

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Igor Azhigov [e-mail]

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