Official says July storms "among worst natural disasters" in modern-time Slovenia

Ljubljana, 28 July - Defence Ministry State Secretary Rudi Medved spoke on Friday of "one of the worst natural disasters in the modern history of the country" as he presented updated figures on the magnitude of the July storms. A total of 16,000 people helped in the rescue efforts, with the costs of the emergency interventions alone running in millions.

Črna na Koroškem
The storm-hit town of Črna na Koroškem in northern Slovenia.
Photo: Twitter account of the Defence Ministry/STA

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