The Bulgarian state has offered assistance in connection with the severe floods in Slovenia and Austria—the prime minister’s acad. Nikolay Denkov speaks by phone with the Chancellor of Austria, Carl Nehamer, and with Slovenia Prime Minister Robert Golob.
Yesterday, Bulgaria expressed complete empathy and solidarity with the two countries and was ready to provide support according to the needs of the affected regions. Akad Denkov expressed condolences to the Slovenian Prime Minister and the relatives of the disaster victims.
Torrential rains caused catastrophic floods and caused damage in Central Europe. In Slovenia, there have been dead people, and in some of the Austrian provinces, a state of emergency has been declared.
Slovenia is suffering from the country’s “worst-ever natural disaster.” Severe floods over the weekend have killed at least six people and left hundreds homeless.
Six people have died as a result of the severe floods in Slovenia, and two Dutchmen who were struck by lightning are among them. The cost of the damage is anticipated to exceed 500 million euros.
At the same time, the Scandinavian countries had severe weather. In Sweden, a train derailed after heavy rain swept away a railway embankment. It was carrying about 100 people, three of whom were injured.
According to Stockholm and Oslo, it is predicted to be the most intense rainfall in this region of Europe in recent decades.
A powerful storm brought strong winds and heavy rains to the three Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, DPA reported yesterday by high winds as well as hail and rain. Buildings and vehicles were damaged, and many trees were uprooted.
The locals reported that a woman died after being hit by a falling tree in the northern Lithuanian town of Zagare, Lithuanian radio reported, citing emergency services.