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Floods Hit Slovenia After Rivers Burst Banks, More Rain Expected

Ljubljana, 18 September - The heavy rain that hit Slovenia on Friday grew even stronger in the night and continued throughout Saturday, causing several rivers to burst their banks and serious flooding above all in areas around Celje, Zagorje and Ziri as well as in Ljubljana and Ajdovscina. More heavy rain is expected during the coming night.

Celje
Savinja swelling to critical level near Celje.
Photo :Lili Pusnik/STA

Lasko
Savinja river floods town of Lasko.
Photo:Lili Pusnik/STA

Lasko
Savinja river floods town of Lasko.
Photo:Lili Pusnik/STA

Lasko
Savinja river floods town of Lasko.
Photo:Lili Pusnik/STA

Lasko
Savinja river floods town of Lasko.
Photo:Lili Pusnik/STA

Laško.
Reka Savinja je sredi noči poplavila središče Laškega.
Foto:Lili Pušnik/STA

Lasko
Savinja river floods town of Lasko.
Photo:Lili Pusnik/STA

Ljubljana
Viska cesta under water.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Viska cesta under water.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Heavy rain hits capital.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Climate change to be debated by world leaders at a UN-sponsored summit. Pictured is a flooded street in the capital of Slovenia, which has recently experienced severe weather conditions.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Viska cesta under water.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Viska cesta under water.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Trzaska cesta under water.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, Dolgi most.
Heavy rain hits capital.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Viska cesta under water.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Viska cesta under water.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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