Slovenia again threatens flooding

Environment Agency announced another warning about the danger of severe flooding for the greater part of Slovenia. Country again embraced a powerful cyclone, and the level of rainfall can greatly affect water levels in local rivers.

Slovenia again threatens flooding

Particularly sensitive area will be those who have recently suffered a flood after flood of the river Drava. During the new flooding primarily affected western Slovenia, where the river Soča and its tributaries, Vipava Valley and Istria. With the advance of the cyclone to the east might happen next spill Drava, as there is expected to be 100 mm.
In the north-west will be the amount of rainfall in the 30-60 mm. Central Slovenia will have to withstand the influx of moisture in the 50-100 mm, and some isolated areas — up to 200 mm. In this regard, the country declared the highest "red" code of danger. The local people are extremely concerned, as previous floods caused flooding almost four thousand houses, and the new can permanently postpone work on clearing the affected areas. According to preliminary estimates, the damage caused by floods in Slovenia can exceed the amount of 209 million euros.

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