Violent hailstorm hits Požega, leaving massive damage, Croatia

Violent hailstorm hits Požega, leaving massive damage, Croatia

A severe thunderstorm accompanied by very strong winds and up to baseball-sized hail hit the city of Požega, Croatia and neighboring towns and villages on June 25, 2021, downing trees and causing massive damage to homes, crops, and vehicles. Elderly citizens say…

Record-breaking rainfall hits Split, causing widespread flooding, Croatia

Record-breaking rainfall hits Split, causing widespread flooding, Croatia

Record-breaking rainfall hit the Croatian city of Split on Thursday, December 3, 2020, causing traffic chaos and flooding homes and businesses. The meteorological station at Marijan registered 118.8 mm (4.6 inches) of rain between 07:00 and 13:00 LT (06:00 – 12:00…

Zagreb grapples with severe flooding after torrential rains, Croatia

Zagreb grapples with severe flooding after torrential rains, Croatia

Croatian capital Zagreb battled widespread flooding on Friday night, July 24, 2020, following torrential rains and strong winds that left the city in chaos. The emergency department received more than 1 000 calls from the public as the city was submerged underwater,…

Record-setting wave measured in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia

Record-setting wave measured in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia

A powerful Mediterranean storm named Victoria affected the Mediterranean Sea and surrounding countries, including Algeria, Tunisia, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia, this week. The storm produced many notable events, including the largest wave ever recorded in Croatia…

Worst storm of the year hits Croatia, widespread damage reported

Worst storm of the year hits Croatia, widespread damage reported

A potent Arctic front stuck at the Alps produced violent storms over much of Croatia late Sunday, July 7, 2019, causing widespread damage to homes, cars and agriculture. Damage reports are coming in from more than half of the country. At least 3 people were injured….

Split records strongest wind gust since measurements began, Croatia

Split records strongest wind gust since measurements began, Croatia

Hurricane-force winds swept through coastal Croatia and neighboring countries on February 23 and 24, 2019, resulting in at least 4 deaths and several injuries. At 03:00 UTC (04:00 CET) on February 24, the city of Split in southern Croatia registered wind gust of 176…

Malta hit by worst storm since October 1982

Malta hit by worst storm since October 1982

A powerful storm hit the Mediterranean island of Malta on February 24, 2019, with hurricane-force winds and tidal surges all along its coast. The same storm caused record gusts in Split, southern Croatia, killed four people in central Italy and caused major floods…

Unseasonal snowstorms hit France and Spain, tornado leaves Menorca in dark

Unseasonal snowstorms hit France and Spain, tornado leaves Menorca in dark

Unseasonal and unexpectedly large snowstorms swept across Auverge-Rhone-Alpes and nearby regions, south and west of Lyon, France over the past couple of days. The same storm system brought an early blast of winter to Spain, a destructive tornado to the island of…