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The 1973 Romanian storm was one of the deadliest and most destructive fast-moving severe thunderstorm complexes in Romanian history.

Storm overview

The storm started as a small thunderstorm cell in Hungary and continued into Romania, developing into a mesoscale convective system (MCS) front well in excess of 36.2°C, the storm complex strengthened and produced isolated instances of severe weather as it crossed over area late in the morning of July 3 for Vrancea and much of Southern Romania by early afternoon. The first severe thunderstorm watch of the afternoon was issued at 10:50 a.m.  just before the storm crossed over Vrancea.

After sunset

after 10:00 pm the severe thunderstorm hit Northern Bulgaria and Varna on July 3 the recorded hail in Bulgarian history

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