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Flooding Hits East, South Slovenia

Ljubljana/Vransko/Šmarje pri Jelšah/Kostanjevica na Krki, 13 September - Swelling rivers and streams caused severe flooding in south-central and eastern Slovenia Saturday, after a night that saw torrential rains dump up to 80 millimetres of water. At least one person has died when a van slid into a stream, and one more person from the same van is missing.

Murska Sobota
The Mura started spilling over after heavy rains in the night to Saturday, but it is well within its typical flooding range and is not expected to break the levees.
Photo: 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

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

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

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

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

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

Murska Sobota
The Mura started spilling over after heavy rains in the night to Saturday, but it is well within its typical flooding range and is not expected to break the levees.
Photo: STA

Murska Sobota
The Mura started spilling over after heavy rains in the night to Saturday, but it is well within its typical flooding range and is not expected to break the levees.
Photo: STA

Murska Sobota
The Mura started spilling over after heavy rains in the night to Saturday, but it is well within its typical flooding range and is not expected to break the levees.
Photo: STA

Murska Sobota
The Mura started spilling over after heavy rains in the night to Saturday, but it is well within its typical flooding range and is not expected to break the levees.
Photo: STA

Murska Sobota
The Mura started spilling over after heavy rains in the night to Saturday, but it is well within its typical flooding range and is not expected to break the levees.
Photo: STA

Šmarje pri Jelšah
Flooding in Šmarje pri Jelšah following a night of torrential rain.
Photo: Lili Pušnik/STA

Šmarje pri Jelšah
Flooding in Šmarje pri Jelšah following a night of torrential rain.
Photo: Lili Pušnik/STA

Šmarje pri Jelšah
Flooding in Šmarje pri Jelšah following a night of torrential rain.
Photo: Lili Pušnik/STA

Šmarje pri Jelšah
Flooding in Šmarje pri Jelšah following a night of torrential rain.
Photo: Lili Pušnik/STA

Šmarje pri Jelšah
Flooding in Šmarje pri Jelšah following a night of torrential rain.
Photo: Lili Pušnik/STA

Šmarje pri Jelšah
Flooding in Šmarje pri Jelšah following a night of torrential rain.
Photo: Lili Pušnik/STA

Šmarje pri Jelšah
Flooding in Šmarje pri Jelšah following a night of torrential rain.
Photo: Lili Pušnik/STA

Šmarje pri Jelšah
Flooding in Šmarje pri Jelšah following a night of torrential rain.
Photo: Lili Pušnik/STA

Šmarje pri Jelšah
Flooding in Šmarje pri Jelšah following a night of torrential rain.
Photo: Lili Pušnik/STA

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