Thunderstorms, Heavy Rains Hit Balkan States in Early SeptemberEnvironment | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 17:49| views
Photo by BGNES.
Torrential rains and gale force winds, thunderstorms and in some places hail, have hit the Balkans in the beginning of September, local media outlets reported, Tuesday.
Code Orange and Code Red warnings have been issued in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Croatia due to the potentially dangerous weather.
The whole of Croatia was under the effects of the Simeon cyclone overnight, with pouring rains through out the country. A record 128 liters per square meter fell in the city of Dubrovnik in just 24 hours. The amount of rain that fell on the first day of September, was more than the September average, Croatiaweek reports.
Some 200 liters per square meter have poured down on Montenegro's Petrovac by Tuesday morning.
Code Orange warning has been issued in 8 municipalities in northwest and central Bulgaria over thunderstorms and heavy rains for Wednesday, BGNES reports.
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