On Tuesday, the city of Zadar in Croatia experienced heavy rainfall that led to widespread flooding. According to meteorologist Anita Vidović, an unprecedented 50 liters of rain per square meter fell in just one hour, which is typically seen over the course of a month at this time of year.
The downpour caused significant damage to the city, with many parts of it being flooded. This resulted in stranded cars on the roads and a dozen interventions by firefighters to address flooded basements and ground floors of buildings. County fire chief Matej Rudić confirmed that the fire department had received numerous calls for assistance, including drivers stranded in water.
Despite the extreme weather conditions, there were no reports of serious traffic accidents according to Zadar Police Department. The situation in Croatia as the storm unfolds can be followed minute by minute.