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10/24/2014 5:43:00 PM

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Europe - Severe weather

  • The recent severe weather (strong winds, rains, storm surge and snow), after having affected parts of northern Europe, affected a number of countries in central and eastern Europe on 22-23 October.
  • In Czech Republic, media reported flooded areas in Plzen and South Bohemian regions, in the south-western part of the country. On 23 October, a Red Alert (MeteoAlarm) for floods and heavy rain was in effect. As of 24 October morning, no Orange or Red Alerts in effect (MeteoAlarm).
  • In Slovenia, heavy rains caused floods in the central parts of the country, damaging several buildings in the area of Ljubljana.
  • In Croatia, winds, rains and thunderstorms caused power outages and traffic disruption.
  • Winds, rains and snow caused power outages also in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as in Serbia. Media (as of 23 October) reported 8 000 customers without electricity in Serbia.

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