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Ten years since catastrophic floods claimed six lives

┼Żelezniki, 18 September - Ten years to the day, devastating floods ravaged Slovenia, leaving six people dead and causing EUR 223m in damage. The north-western industrial town ┼Żelezniki was hit the hardest, with local authorities warning on the anniversary that such a disaster could repeat as no protective measures have been taken yet.

Zelezniki
Severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia in 2007.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Zelezniki
Severe flooding in parts of NW Slovenia in 2007.
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

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