PM Promises Aid to Storm-Hit Areas

Železniki, 18 September - The government delegation that was scheduled to start its two-day visit to Gorenjsko on Tuesday has had to change its plans due to the torrential rains that hit the region. PM Janez Jansa has already toured some of the worst affected places, promising aid for the clean-up effort.

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Many cars were damaged after being carried away by torrential waters.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Many cars were damaged after being carried away by torrential waters.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Many cars were damaged after being carried away by torrential waters.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Many cars were damaged after being carried away by torrential waters.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Many cars were damaged after being carried away by torrential waters.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STAA

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Road between Skofja Loka and Zelezniki.
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Road between Skofja Loka and Zelezniki.
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Road between Skofja Loka and Zelezniki.
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Road between Skofja Loka and Zelezniki.
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Road between Skofja Loka and Zelezniki.
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia. Skofja Loka and Zelezniki have been hardest hit.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Loka pri Mengšu
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Loka pri Mengšu
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Kanalski Vrh
Heavy rain has forced the closure of many roads in NW Slovenia.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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