Devastating hailstorm in Europe on June 11th 2018


Pinerolo and surroundings (province of Turin), strong hailstorm, beans maximum size 3 cm. The hailstorm has affected various areas of the foothills west of Turin, from Pinerolo to Frossasco, Cumiana, up to Reano, Avigliana and Almese.
Between Rivoli, Alpignano, Collegno and Grugliasco (province of Turin), violent hailstorm, beans of 3-4 cm, car damage. Also tangential west of Turin hit.
Bricherasio (province of Turin), strong hailstorm with beans up to 4 cm.

Between Baiso, Viano and Scandiano (province of Reggio-Emilia), strong hailstorm with grains up to 3 cm.
Montebabbio, Casalgrande, Magreta, Villalunga, Formigine and Sassuolo (limit between Reggio Emilia and Modena), strong hailstorms with local stalks up to 4 cm.
On the hills of Reggio Emilia, 3 cm grains on Regnano.
Vignola, Savignano sul Panaro, Marano sul Panaro (province of Modena), dense hailstorms with about 2 cm holes, possible locally up to 3 cm. Hail large size on the hills behind, including Guiglia, Festà, Rocca Malatina and San Dalmazio, with 4 cm beans on San Dalmazio and Rocca Malatina. Hail of 3-4 cm also in Rodiano (province of Bologna).
Hail north of Bologna, between Castel Maggiore, Funo, Bentivoglio and Granarolo dell’Emilia, however at the moment there are no significant sized grains.

From Nervesa della Battaglia and up to Conegliano, province of Treviso, car damage for beans up to 4-5 cm in diameter. Interested in Colfosco, Susegana. Hail also south of Vittorio Veneto.

Between Parcines and Rablà (province of Bolzano), violent hailstorm with accumulation on the ground and grains up to 3 cm. Hail to Plaus and Naturno.

Hirschaid and surroundings, up to Frensdorf (Upper Franconia, Bavaria), strong hailstorm with grains up to 3 cm. More generally, hailstorms affected the area south of Bamberg, with grains between 2 and 3 cm, locally possible maximum size up to 4 cm.
Barmenitz (district of Dresden, Saxony), dense hail with beans up to 2 cm.
Dillingen / Saar (Saarland), strong hailstorm accompanied by strong wind and with grains up to 3 cm.
Violent hailstorm in the Odenwaldkreis (northern part of the Karlsruhe district, Baden-Wuttemberg), particularly east of Walldürn, towards Hardheim and surroundings, beans up to 4-5 cm. The hailstorms then took to the area around Tauberbischofsheim (Stuttgart’s government district).
We confirm hail up to 5 cm in Walldürn and Hardheim (Baden-Wurttemberg).
Uffenheim (Middle Franconia, Bavaria), dense hail with grains up to over 3 cm. Likely other hailstorms in the area between 15 and 30 km south of Würzburg.
Markt Nordheim (Middle Franconia, Bavaria), dense hailstorm, beans maximum size 2 cm.
Strong hailstorms are taking place in Upper Palatinate (Bavaria), affected Weiden in der Oberpfalz and the towns to the north of the town. Beans up to 5 cm.
Eisenberg Pfalz (Rhineland Palatinate), violent hailstorm with slight deposit on the ground and 2 cm grains. Bigger beans are not excluded.
Hoppstädten-Weiersbach (Rhineland-Palatinate), reported strong hailed grains of 2 cm and above. Not excluding damages.
Munderkingen (government district of Tubingen, Baden-Württemberg), abundant hailstorm with ground clearance. Possible presence of beans over 2 cm.
Langensteinach (Middle Franconia, Bavaria), reported auto damage due to hailstones of 4 cm and above.
Uttenhofen (Middle Franconia, Bavaria), abundant violent hailstorm with ground deposit up to 5-10 cm in height. Not excluding beans over 2 cm.
Bobingen (Swabia, Bavaria), dense hail with beans up to 2 cm in diameter.
Hiltenfingen (Swabia, Bavaria), abundant hailstorm with accumulation on the ground. Not excluding the presence of beans over 2 cm.
Landshut (Lower Baviea, Bavaria), news of car damage due to beans that have reached a diameter of 3-4 cm.
Mitteleschenbach (Middle Franconia, Bavaria), dense hail with beans up to 2 cm in diameter.
Significant damage is reported on Bamberg and Pegnitz (Bavaria), where the beans have reached a diameter of 4-5 cm, locally even further.
Furth im Wald and Waldmünchen (Upper Palatinate, Bavaria), violent hailstorm with abundant accumulation on the ground and grains up to 5-6 cm, car damage. The hailstorm extended to Horní Folmava in the Czech Republic.
In the vicinity of Uffenheim (Middle Franconia), we also report big hail on Gollhofen.
South of Bamberg (Upper Franconia), big hail also on Buttenheim.
Eschlkam (Upper Palatinate, Bavaria), violent hailstorm, an event similar to that of the nearby Furth im Wald.
We confirm violent hailstorms in the Weiden area in der Oberpfalz (Upper Palatinate, Bavaria), in particular just north of Weiden Neustadt an der Waldnaab has been hit hard, with grains up to about 5 cm.
North of Weiden in der Oberpfalz, Windischeschenbach is very affected by the hail,with grains of at least 3 cm and damage.
Colpites from strong hailstorms also in countries immediately north of Cham (Upper Palatinate, Bavaria) .Grandinate have affected the surroundings of Frankenthal (Rhineland-Palatinate), with beans locally higher than 2 cm. Strong wind and sometimes hail also on the neighboring city of Mannheim, from which however we do not have information of grains of considerable size.


Folmava (region of Plzen, on the border with Germany), violent hailstorm with auto damage for grains of 5 cm and well. The area is just a few kilometers from Furth im Wald.Attention, ERRATA CORRIGE. The following information had been sent for a typo like hail in Hungary, but it is the Czech Republic. We apologize for the mistake.Horní Folmava, to Nova Kubice, Ceska Kubice, Babylon and Pec (Domažlice District): violent hailstorm accumulation on the ground. Beans up to 5 cm. Danni.Sušice and Drešin (Plzen region), dense hail with grains of about 2 cm, possible maximum maximum size.Pivkovice (district of Strakovice, South Bohemia), dense hailstorm, grains up to about 2 cm.

SLOVACCHIA Hrušov (Košice region ), hailstorm, grains up to over 2 cm.Jelšava (Banska Bystrica region), dense hailstorm, grains up to almost 3 cm. The area is about 20 km east of the already reported Hrušov. The hailstorms on the border between the regions of Banska Bystrica and Košice.AUSTRIATelfs (Tyrol), dense hailstorms, grains of about 2 cm.Telfs (Tyrol), hailstones of even over 2 cm, probable maximum size about 3 cm

GREAT BRITAIN Update on the hailstorm of Blackford (Scotland), the beans have reached a maximum size of 3.5 cm in the area between Blackford and Braco. The hailstorm hit the A9 motorway.

ROMANIA Botosani, in the outskirts of the city has been reported some backhand of hail with beans of 1-2 cm.TURCHIAKeçiborlu (Province of Isparta) and surroundings, violent hailstorm with beans up to 4-5 cm in diameter. Danni.Karaaslan (Konya), abundant hailstorm with deposit on the ground. Not excluded the presence of beans over 2 cm.Muğla, reported violent hailstorm with beans up to 3 cm in diameter. Probable damage.