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Friday's Storm Causes EUR 4M in Damage, Minister Promises Help

BraslovĨe, 20 August - Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Iztok Jarc visited Braslovce in mid northeast on Monday in the aftermath of a devastating hailstorm, which first estimates show caused more than four million euros in damage. The minister expressed solidarity with the hop producers there, whose produce was annihilated.

Braslovce
Agriculture, Forestry and Food Minister Iztok Jarc (right) inspecting the damage caused by the 17 August hailstorm together with head of the Agriculture and Food Chamber Peter Vrisk.
Photo: Lili Pusnik/STA

Braslovce
Agriculture, Forestry and Food Minister Iztok Jarc (right) inspecting the damage caused by the 17 August hailstorm together with Mayor of Braslovce Marko Balant (left) and head of the Agriculture and Food Chamber Peter Vrisk (centre).
Photo: Lili Pusnik/STA

Braslovce
Hop trellises in NE Slovenia were toppled in the 17 August hailstorm.
Photo: Lili Pusnik/STA

Braslovce
A hop field in the aftermath of the 17 August hailstorm.
Photo: Lili Pusnik/STA

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