Croatia News

Snow, Heavy Rain In Balkans Cause Floods, Disrupt Traffic

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Days of heavy rain and snow across the Balkans left homes and fields flooded Monday, disrupted traffic on highways and at ports and caused power outages. In Serbia, authorities on Monday started clearing up tons of …

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Strikes Croatia; 5 Deaths Reported

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A strong earthquake hit central Croatia on Tuesday, destroying buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into rubble-covered streets in a town southeast of the capital. Authorities said five people were killed and at least 20 were …

Moderate 5.0 Magnitude Quake Hits Croatia, Damages Buildings

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A moderate earthquake hit central Croatia near the capital of Zagreb early Monday, triggering panic and damaging some buildings in towns south of the city. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Croatia’s seismologists said the …

Croatia Quake Injures 17 Amid Partial Coronavirus Lockdown

ZAGREB, Croatia — A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday caused panic, the evacuation of hospitals and widespread damage including to the capital’s iconic cathedral — all amid a partial coronavirus lockdown. A 15-year-old was reported to be in critical …

1 Killed, 22 Injured in Strong Storm in Croatia

Croatia has been hit by a thunderstorm and gale-force winds that ripped off rooftops and left one person dead and 22 injured. The strong storm hit the Adriatic coastal port of Rijeka and the surrounding area early Monday. Winds reached …

Fire at Croatia’s Refinery

Authorities say a major fire has erupted at Croatia’s main oil refinery, causing injuries to four firefighters. The fire hit one of the storage tankers in the 60,000 barrel-a-day refinery co-owned by Hungary’s MOL and Croatia’s state INA oil and …