Major tornado hits Czech Republic, causing massive destruction

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…

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

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…

Giant jellyfish red sprites captured over the Czech Republic

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…

Torrential rains trigger deadly flash flooding in eastern Czech Republic

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…

Historic floods continue to devastate Europe

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