In Croatia, warnings for a new thunderstorm are in effect, and showers, winds and thunder are possible in BiH and Serbia until the end of the day.
On Saturday, the storm hit a large part of Serbia, including Zlatibor District, Kopaonik, Moravica District, Raški and Rasinski Districts, and a warning was issued by the Republic Hydrometeorological Institute for Toplički and Niški Districts.
Cloudiness, which in the area of Moravica district caused heavy showers with thunder, local occurrence of hail and stormy wind in the area of showers, spread and moved towards Kraljevo and its surroundings, as well as the south of Šumadija.
The hail and strong wind in Kraljevo broke the windows of cars, there are also fallen trees, and citizens also report damage to roof tiles. It was raining in Leskovac followed by hail.
Warning for the northern Adriatic
A strong storm accompanied by hail struck the territory of the city of Čačak shortly after 16:00.
Earlier, the Republic Hydrometeorological Institute (RHMZ) of Serbia for western Serbia, Šumadija and Pomoravlje marked a red weather alert due to the possibility of wind and thunder, reported Tanjug.
In the rest of the country, an orange weather alert is in effect, which indicates dangerous weather.
RHMZ also issued a warning of high temperatures until July 26.
The State Hydrometeorological Institute of Croatia has issued a red warning for thunderstorms for the northern Adriatic, and especially for Istria, where strong and stormy winds, heavy rain and hail are possible.
The orange thunderstorm warning is still in effect for the Zagreb, Osijek, Gospić and Karlovac regions.
Citizens are asked to be vigilant and take self-protection measures, Hina reported.
The City of Zagreb reported on Saturday that due to the consequences of the storm, more than two thousand damage reports have been received so far, and that all available employees are engaged in rehabilitation.
Interventions of firefighters in Zagreb
The City states that all the available resources of the city services, almost a thousand people with the associated machinery, are still engaged in the rehabilitation of the consequences of the storm, that they work more intensively over the weekend, in some activities, such as cleaning and washing, in three shifts.
Given the possibility of stormy weather this afternoon, citizens are asked to be careful in order to protect themselves and their property.
The City states that after yesterday’s storm, there was no need for ambulance interventions, while the firefighters performed more than 300 interventions.
All roads have been cleared and opened, and traffic is mostly normalized, according to the City.
In the rest of the region, warnings of a new storm have also been issued.
The Federal Hydrometeorological Institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina states that by the end of the day and during the night in Bosnia, local showers and thunderstorms are possible, and in the northern areas of Bosnia, a stronger thunderstorm is possible.
On Saturday, the Slovenian Environment Agency (Arso) issued an orange warning for stormy weather for the entire area of Slovenia, between 14:00 and 23:00, writes the STA agency.
According to Ars, a strong storm is possible, with hail and gusts of wind and lightning.
This time, storms will form over Slovenia, and their position and time of origin will be even more difficult to predict than on Friday, when storm systems formed over neighboring Italy and moved towards our area, reports Arso.
Source : AL JAZEERA