Flooding Claims First Victim

Vransko, 13 September - Swollen rivers in eastern Slovenia claimed the first victim Saturday. In the vicinity of Vransko, some 50 km north-east of Ljubljana, a car plunged into the water due to eroded banks. One person was killed and a second passenger in the car is still missing.

Novo mesto.
Krka v spodnjem toku še poplavlja, pod vodo že polovica kostanjeviškega otoka.
Narasla Krka na območju Mačkovca v Novem mestu.
Foto: Rasto Božič/STA

Novo mesto
The swollen Krka in the vicinity of Novo mesto. Further downstream, at Kostanjevica, the river spilled over, causing extensive flooding in what is one of the most flood-prone areas in the country.
Photo: Rasto Božič/STA

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