An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale occurred Wednesday night, at 23:01, at a depth of 99.4 km., followed by a second earthquake, of 3.4 degrees Richter, at a depth of 81.8 km, on Thursday morning, at 4:49, in the eastern Vrancea seismic zone, Vrancea county, according to information published by the National Institute for Research and Development for Earth Physics (INCDFP).
Classes are suspended on Tuesday in all educational units in northeastern Iasi county, due to unfavorable weather conditions, but also in several schools in Bacau, Botosani, Braila, Buzau, Galati, Neamt and Suceava counties, all of Moldavia region's, the Ministry of Education informed.
A storm that hit the Gorenjska region this morning caused flooding in Bled, Kranj, Žirovnica and Kamnik. Landslides were also triggered, including two in the Bohinj municipality. Some households in Kranj have been left without power. In northern parts of the Primorska region, some roads were flooded and trees fallen.
Villages in the plain of Thessaly, towns outside Volos, and villages of northern Evia continued to face severe infrastructure problems following two successive storms of 'Daniel' and 'Elias' that flooded them and swept away structures, authorities said on Sunday.
The huge amounts of water that fell on Volos during storm 'Elias' caused the Krafsidonas torrent to overflow on Thursday, making this the second time the torrent has burst its banks in the last 20 days.
Potential pollution has upset locals in Koroška post-floods after a resident posted test results for soil that show excessive levels of heavy metals. While he commissioned the tests himself, the national Environment Agency (ARSO) will present its test results this afternoon.
The Environment Agency (ARSO) has issued the highest, red alert this morning for the northern parts of Slovenia, as heavy rainfall is expected there today that could cause major floods. Landslides will also be possible, the agency said on its website.
Firefighters continue to battle flare-ups on the fronts in Evros and Rhodope. The Fire Department forces were reinforced with 180 additional firefighters. A total of 474 firefighters are operating with 16 teams on foot and 100 vehicles, assisted by 4 aircraft and 2 helicopters.
The picture of the fire in Parnitha has improved significantly, as the wind has abated, facilitating the extinguishing efforts of the firefighters, which are now focused on a small active front southwest of Fili.
Six counties in the south and southeast of the country and Bucharest municipality will be under a Code Orange warning of heat and increased thermal discomfort on Wednesday, the National Meteorological Administration informs.
Fire brigades and two chopper crews have been working around the clock on Sunday to plug a massive gash that opened up in a levee on the Mura river near the village of Dolnja Bistrica last night, with several hundred locals finally allowed to come home this afternoon.
The optimal transition of the energy sector is one of the key topics that will be discussed by the participants of the Sarajevo Energy and Climate Week (SECW), which is organized by the Chamber of Commerce of the Federation of BiH, in cooperation with partners.
After 15 days of extreme weather phenomena and 10 days with more than 600 fires, this was the first day that Greece was not in a state of red alert, Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Vassilis Kikilias said during a press conference on Friday.