Hail Storm Flash Floods Batter Slovenian Village
Dramatic footage shows how powerful hail storms caused flooding in a mountain village. The unseasonal thunderstoms and heavy downpour lashed the town of Gornji Dolic in the Brezovica region of Slovenia on July 2. Footage from resident Roman Herlah shows how roads were transformed into raging rivers as muddy water cascaded down hillsides causing flash floods. He said: ''In the area of Gornji Dolič there was a strong, static thunderstorm with heavy rains and hail in the afternoon. This cause rapid and dangerous torrents of water and flooding. Many plants in gardens and fields were destroyed.''