80 percent of 2021 peach crop destroyed by frost, Hungary

80 percent of 2021 peach crop destroyed by frost, Hungary

About 80% of the 2021 peach crop in Hungary has been destroyed by spring frost, the National Agriculture Chamber said. "Hungary is good for growing peaches, but only the right types, in the right places and with the proper farming technology," said…

Severe thunderstorm rips through capital Budapest, Hungary

Severe thunderstorm rips through capital Budapest, Hungary

A severe thunderstorm accompanied by hail ripped through capital Budapest, Hungary, on Sunday afternoon, June 14, 2020, killing one person and causing damaging floods. The storm lasted for several hours, resulting in damages around the capital, including Nyugati…

Bright green fireball recorded over Hungary

Bright green fireball recorded over Hungary

A bright green fireball was recorded streaking through the early morning sky over southern Hungary at 04:10 UTC on November 29, 2018. The event lasted up to 4 seconds and was recorded by numerous web cameras located in Austria. The International Meteor Organization…

Slow-moving storm produces tornadoes in Hungary, very large hail in Serbia

Slow-moving storm produces tornadoes in Hungary, very large hail in Serbia

Severe thunderstorms are affecting parts of eastern Europe and the Balkan Peninsula this week, producing heavy rain and strong winds. The storm produced at least two tornadoes in Hungary on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Although not unheard of, tornadoes in this region…

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