Articles tagged "czech republic"

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Major tornado hits Czech Republic, causing massive destruction

A powerful storm accompanied by hail and a major tornado hit communities near the city of Hodonin in South Moravia, Czech Republic on June 24, 2021. Several hundred homes have been damaged or destroyed, more than 200 people injured and an unknown number killed. This...

June 24, 2021

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Czech Republic sees extreme snow as another Arctic front descends on Europe

Wide swaths of the Czech Republic, including Labska Bouda, have been buried in extreme snowfall this late in the season. The unseasonal winter weather conditions were brought by a cold Arctic air mass descending on Europe and keeping much of the continent under...

May 19, 2021

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Giant jellyfish red sprites captured over the Czech Republic

Giant red sprites resembling jellyfish were captured over the skies in the Czech Republic on June 13, 2020. According to SpaceWeather.com, sprite season is underway in Europe and more atmospheric bullseyes are in the offing. Czech photographer Daniel...

June 15, 2020

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Torrential rains trigger deadly flash flooding in eastern Czech Republic

At least one person died while dozens were rescued as flash flooding hit Czech Republic's eastern region due to overnight torrential rains into June 8, 2020. The Oskava river has hit 3.3 m (10.8 feet), almost reaching the extreme danger level of 3.4 m (11.2...

June 09, 2020

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Czech Republic facing catastrophic drought-- the country's worst in 500 years

The Czech Republic is experiencing a catastrophic drought, threatening their harvest and supply of water, Environment Minister Richard Brabec announced Wednesday, April 29, 2020. This has been the country's worst dry spell in 500 years. A map presented by the...

April 30, 2020

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Major disruption after snowstorm hits Czech Republic, 10 killed as series of avalanches hit Alps

Another round of severe winter weather wreaked havoc across parts of Europe over the past couple of days, claiming lives of at least 10 people. A powerful blizzard hit the Czech Republic over the weekend, causing major disruption and leaving approximately 30 000...

February 05, 2019

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Historic floods continue to devastate Europe

Persistent heavy rains brought devastating floods to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary at the start  of June 2013. While the water levels dropped in some areas, other locals are still under threat as flood waves

June 08, 2013

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Record breaking flooding paralyzes central Europe - Czech Republic, Germany, Austria...

Continuous rain is paralyzing central European countries and bringing heavy flooding to Czech Republic, Poland, Germany and Austria. Meteorologist warn there is still no end in sight as more countries are declaring state of emergency. This is the worst

June 04, 2013