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…

Destructive M6.4 earthquake hits central Croatia, the strongest on record

Destructive M6.4 earthquake hits central Croatia, the strongest on record

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.4 hit central Croatia at 11:19 UTC (12:19 LT) on December 29, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). GFZ Croatia is…

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,…

Natural disaster declared after deaths of more than 50 million bees, Croatia

Natural disaster declared after deaths of more than 50 million bees, Croatia

More than 50 million bees were found dead last week in Međimurje County, Croatia, prompting officials to declare a natural disaster on Monday, June 15, 2020. On June 9, millions of dead bees were seen blanketing the ground in an area between Podturn and Gardinovac,…

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….