Tag: floods
Macedonia 23.06.24 | 23:07

Storm causes flooding in Tetovo

Torrential rains caused flooding across Tetovo this afternoon. Villages along the Vardar river were especially badly hit. In Siricino firefighters are working to save a family that was stuck in their home. The city and its valley were also hit by hail. Due to unplanned development, the city of Tetovo...

Macedonia 17.08.23 | 11:20

Macedonian soldiers poisoned with carbon monoxide in Slovenia, two of them are in hospital

Seven Macedonian soldiers were poisoned with carbon monoxide while helping clear the debris from the huge floods that hit Slovenia at the beginning of the month. They were among 38 people who cleared the water from a basement in the Home of Culture in the Slovenian town of Chrna. The lives of the exposed...

Macedonia 08.08.23 | 08:33

Macedonia will send 100 soldiers to help with the rescue efforts in Slovenia

President Stevo Pendarovski announced that hundred soldiers will deploy in Slovenia, to help with the rescue and clean-up efforts after the devastating floods in this country. Pendarovski reached out to Slovenian President Natasa Pirc – Musar to express condolences and to coordinate on the type...

Balkans 04.08.23 | 22:44

Floods in Slovenia – at least three killed

At least three people have did in the devastatubg fkiids that hit Slovenia today, as a storm front moved through the country. The fatalities include two Dutch tourists killed in the mountains above Kranj.Evacuation orders were given in the low laying areas and citizens fear that the worst is yet to come...

Macedonia 17.06.23 | 14:18

Flooding reported across Macedonia, key road between Prilep and Veles cut off

Heavy flooding is being reported from several cities and key roads across Macedonia. The Center for Crisis Management informs that river levels across the country are elevated, and there is threat of further flooding the in Polog Valley, between Tetovo and Gostivar. The Vardar river is high through Skopje...

Macedonia 19.12.21 | 22:05

Mayors from the eastern part of the country complain that the government is not helping them deal with the floods

Several mayors from eastern Macedonia from the ranks of VMRO-DPMNE today complained that they did not receive any help from the central government in dealing with the floods in their municipalities. The mayor of Kocani, Ljupco Papazov informed that they organized a coordination meeting regarding the...

World 18.07.21 | 21:13

Merkel says Germany must do more to tackle climate change

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that Europe’s largest economy must get better and faster in tackling the impact of climate change after record floods caused the country’s worst natural disaster in nearly six decades, Reuters reported. “The sum of all events that we are...

Macedonia 16.07.21 | 22:19

MoFA: No Macedonian nationals among victims in Western Europe floods

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has been monitoring developments with floods in Western Europe and diplomatic-consular offices say there are no Macedonian nationals among victims in the affected regions. Our state consular offices are up to the task, open and in the service of the Macedonian nationals...

World 13.09.19 | 17:10

Four dead as torrential rain and floods batter Spain

Four people have died as heavy rain and flash-flooding continue to batter south-eastern Spain, swelling rivers, turning roads into torrents and forcing the shutdown of two regional airports, Guardian reports. Police in Almería said a middle-aged man died in the early hours of Friday after his car became...