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On this space we collect material for evaluation of severe/extreme weather events. The focus is on the meteorological conditions and the forecast performance. The amount of material differs from case to case, and we are not claiming to give the full picture of the cases here. Users are welcome to contribute with material for the cases by using the comment function in the bottom of each page. To suggest a new case to evaluate, please contact us at the email address given below. If you have any initial comments and material, please include them in the mail.

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201706 - Rainfall - Germany
On 29 June north-eastern Germany was hit by severe rainfall and worst affected parts of Berlin got more than 200 mm.

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201706 - Fire - Portugal
A tragedy involving over 60 fatalities unfolded on 17 June as a result of a severe forest fire outbreak in Central Portugal.

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201706 - Windstorm - N Atlantic
On the 9 June several sailing boats had to be rescued after being hit by a storm on the Atlantic. The boats participated in the race OSTAR 2017 (single-handed crossing of the Atlantic).

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