Hailstorms with 2 tornados in eastern Slovakia!

EF0 tornado on Thursday, 22. April 2021, afternoon damaged the roofs of three family houses and one farm building in the village of Ploské, in the Ortáše part, in the Košice-okolie district. The atmospheric vortex damaged the houses on the outskirts of the village towards Vtáčkovce.

The incident took place before 2 PM, according to witnesses, lasted several minutes, before that rain and hail began to fall.

The vortex came from the forest and gradually hit the houses.

The fact that a tornado probably occurred in Ploské in the Ortáše part was confirmed by the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute (SHMÚ), stating that a funnel cloud was observed during the storm around noon and at the same time the damage was documented.

A similar but milder phenomenon was recorded in Varhaňovce in the district of Prešov. There was a storm, even such a small tornado appeared.

According to available radar information, "red reflections" on radar were observed above parts of Eastern Slovakia and thunderstorm in many regions brought hailstorms, heavy rain or severe winds.

Severe storms with hail hit on Thursday Hungary, too.

Košice and Prešov are the second and the third biggest Slovakian cities situated in same basin in Eastern Slovakia. Kosice Basin is lowland-like low elevated basin along Hornad and Torysa rivers. Together in Kosice and Presov districts live around 0,5 million of people, while all Eastern Slovakia has 1,5 million inhabitants.

Severe storms are in this part of Slovakia more frequent such as in western and some parts of central Slovakia. Mainly large massif of Slovenské Rudohorie and Nízke Tatry westward from Košice and Prešov are very stormy and storms are traditionally shifting to east from these mountainous parts of Slovakia, towards densely populated areas.

However, for tornadoes, lowland conditions are needed, tornado can´t create above hills or mountains.

Source: topky.sk, shmu.sk, netky.sk
ESWD reports form last days /European Severe Weather Database (eswd.eu)
Source: Východným Slovenskom sa prehnalo tornádo. Obyvatelia obce Ploské rátajú rozsiahle škody (netky.sk)
Source: SHMU

Read more:

(Visited 26 times, 1 visits today)
Liked it? Take a second to support mkweather on Patreon!
Tags10 day forecast14 day forecast15 day forecast16 day forecastAdana forecastAfrica forecastAlbania weatherAleutian lowAmarilloAntarctica weatherAO indexArctic airArctic AmplificationArctic blastArctic oscillationAsia extreme weatherAsia forecastAsia severe weatherAthens forecastAtlantaAtmospheric blockingAustralia forecastAustria weatherBanská BystricaBerlin forecastblizzardblocking patternBordeaux forecastBostonBratislavaBuffaloCAIRO FORECASTCalgaryCanadaCanada long term forecastCanada severe weatherCasperCheyenneChicagoCHISINAU FORECASTClevelandclimate changeCOBENHAGEN FORECASTcold blastcold spellcold weatherCordoba forecastCORK FORECAST CROATIA WEATHER FORECASTCOVID-19cycloneDenverdroughtdryDRY SEASONDuluthEastern Slovakia stormsEdmontonEuropeEurope extreme weatherEurope long term forecastEurope severe weatherEurope snow forecastEurope temperature forecastEXTREME CIRCULATIONextreme cold weatherEXTREME FORECASTextreme frostsEXTREME LOW TEMPERATURESEXTREME SPRING FORECASTEXTREME TEMPERATURES USAEXTREME WEATHER 2021extreme weather Canadaextreme weather Europeextreme weather USAFinland weatherfloodsforecastFORECAST ALGIERSFORECAST ANKARAFORECAST ANTALYAFORECAST BARCELONAforecast BelarusFORECAST BELEGRADEFORECAST BELFAST FORECAST BELGIUMFORECAST BIALSKO BIALAFORECAST BIRMINGHAMFORECAST BRIGHTONFORECAST BRISTOLFORECAST BRNOFORECAST BUCHARESTforecast Bulgariaforecast CanadaFORECAST CARDIFFFORECAST CHINAforecast CzechiaFORECAST DENMARKFORECAST DONETSKFORECAST DUBLINFORECAST DUBROVNIKFORECAST EDINBURGHFORECAST EGYPTFORECAST ESTONIAforecast EuropeFORECAST FRANKFURTFORECAST GENEVEFORECAST GENOAFORECAST GOTEBORGFORECAST ICELANDFORECAST SAN FRANCISCOforecast USAFrance weatherfrostsGreat Lakes forecastGreece weatherGreenland highhailstorms SlovakiaHamburg forecastheatwaveheavy rainHelenaHELSINKI FORECASTHeraklion forecasthistoric frostshot weatherHoustonhumidhumidexHungary hailstormHungary stormHungary stormshurricaneICE RAINIcelandic lowInnsbruck forecastInternational FallsIRELAND WEATHER FORECASTIstanbul forecastItaly weatherIzmir forecastJapan forecastJapan weatherKansas CityKARASJOK FORECASTKOELN FORECASTKorea forecastKosiceKosice stormKOSOVO WEATHER FORECASTKRAKOW FORECASTKYIV FORECASTLa Coruna forecastlandslidesLATVIA WEATHER FORECASTLE HAVRE FORECASTLIBYA WEATHER FORECASTLisbon forecastLITHUANIA WEATHER FORECASTLJUBLJANA FORECASTLODZ FORECASTLondon forecastlong-term forecastLos AngelesLULEA FORECASTLUXEMBOURG WEATHER FORECASTLYON FORECASTMadrid forecastMalaga forecastMALTA WEATHER FORECASTMANCHESTER FORECASTMARSEILLE FORECASTMiamiMichalovceMid-Atlantic forecastMiddle East forecastMIDDLE EAST WEATHER FORECASTMidwest forecastMILAN FORECASTMINSK FORECASTMOLDOVA WEATHER FORECASTMongolia forecastmonsoonmonsoon AsiaMONTENEGRO WEATHER FORECASTMontrealMOROCCO WEATHER FORECASTMOSCOW FORECASTMunich forecastMURCIA FORECASTNAO indexNAPLES FORECASTnegative phase Arctic oscillationnegative phase NAONETHERLANDS WEATHER FORECASTNew YorkNEW ZEALAND FORECSASTNICOSIA FORECASTNizke TatryNOAANorth Atlantic OscillationNORTH MACEDONIA WEATHER FORECASTNORTH PACIFIC LOW PRESSURENortheast forecastNorthern HemisphereNorthern Plains forecastNorthwest forecastNorway weatherNOVOSIBIRSK FORECASTODESA FORECASTOklahoma CityOrlandoOrtase tornadoOSLO FORECASTOttawaOULU FORECASTOymyakon forecastParis forecastPEAK WEATHERPhiladelphiaPhoenixPittsburghPloské tornadoPODGORICA FORECASTPOLAND WEATHER FORECASTpolar vortexPopradPorto forecastPORTUGAL WEATHER FORECASTPrague forecastPrešovPresov stormPRISTINA FORECASTQuebecRABAT FORECASTRAINY SEASONRapid CityREYKYAVIK FORECASTRIGA FORECASTRocky MountainsROMANIA WEATHER FORECASTRussia extreme frostsRussia forecastSAHARA FORECASTSANKT PETERSBURG FORECASTSCOTLAND WEATHER FORECATSEASONAL FORECAST USASeattleSERBIA WEATHER FORECASTsevere frostsSEVERE WEATHE RUSASevilla forecastSiberian blastSiberian highSioux Fallsski center Europe forecastSKOPJE FOECASTSLOVAKIA WEATHER FORECASTSLOVENIA WEATHER FORECASTSlovenske RudohoriesnowstormSOFIA FORECASTSOUTH AMERICA FORECASTSOUTHERN USA FORECASTSouthwest forecastSPAIN WEATHER FORECASTSTOCKHOLM EXTREME SPRING FORECASTstormstorm forecaststorms SlovakiaSWEDEN EXTREME WEATHER FORECASTSWITZERLAND WEATHER FORECASTTALLIN FORECASTtemperature recordtemperature recordsthunderstormTIRANA FORECASTtornado Carpathianstornado central Europetornado Europetornado Kosicetornado Presovtornado Slovakiatornado Slovakia damagestornado SlovenskoTorontoTORSHAVN FORECASTTROMSO FORECASTtropical cycloneTropical depressiontropical stormTROPICAL SYSTEMtropicaltidbitsTulsaTUNIS FORECASTTURKEY WEATHER FORECASTtyphoonUK weather forecastUKRAINE WEATHER FORECASTUSUSA extreme cold blastUSA extreme weatherUSA forecastUSA long term forecastVancouverVarhanovce tornadoVILNIUS FORECASTWales weatherwarm spellwarm weatherWARSAW FORECASTWEATHER 2021 USAWEATHER FORECAST BERGENWEATHER FORECAST CANADAWEATHER FORECAST ENGLANDWEATHER FORECAST ERZURUMweather forecast europeWEATHER FORECAST USAweather outlookWEATHER OUTLOOK USAWEATHER PROGNOSIS USAwetwetterzentralewxchartsZAGREB FORECASTZilinaZURRICH FORECAST



Widget for web.