Earthquake swarm near Rijeka, Croatia

Earthquake swarm near Rijeka, Croatia

An unusual earthquake swarm is in progress near Rijeka, Croatia since 09:35 UTC on August 8, 2017. EMSC is reporting 7 earthquakes within 39 hours, but residents say they already felt dozens. This region sits directly on top of Adriatic plate's NW border. As of…

Croatia wakes up to coldest August 12 since measurements began

Croatia wakes up to coldest August 12 since measurements began

With record breaking 7.2 °C (44.96 °F), the capital of Croatia, Zagreb, woke up today to the coldest August 12 since official measurements began in 1949. Some 133 km (93 miles) to the SSW, the city of Rijeka broke another record for this day with 12.6 °C…

Croatia erases debt for poor citizens to boost economy

Croatia erases debt for poor citizens to boost economy

The small eastern European nation of Croatia has decided to let Christmas come early for its poorest citizens: Under a new initiative aimed at giving them a fresh start, the government is wiping out their debts, leaving some observers to relate the move to an ancient Bi

Meteotsunami hits several cites along Adriatic coast, Croatia

Meteotsunami hits several cites along Adriatic coast, Croatia

A meteorological tsunami or meteo-tsunami event was observed today in several Croatian cities along the Adriatic coast. In some places sea levels rose up to 2 meters. According to Darko Dragojević, a member of independent Croatian meteorological organization…

Balkan continues to fight with historic floods

Balkan continues to fight with historic floods

Devastating floods continue to affect Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. More than 2.5 million people have been affected, nearly one million people have been displaced and lost access to clear water. At least 100 000 structures and homes were destroyed….