Home » Latest » Spring Snow In Croatia

Spring Snow In Croatia

The calendar might say spring, but Croatia woke to a blanket of snow, ice and hurricane winds on Monday, which caused havoc on the roads up and down the country.

Around 20cm of snow fell yesterday and the met office has predicted another drop of between 5-10cm on Tuesday. Motorways were closed and ferry lines from Split to the Croatian islands of Brac, Hvar, Korcula, Lastovo and Vis were cancelled.

Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic has urged citizens to catch public transport to work on Tuesday. The situation over the rest of Europe was not much better. It has been the coldest March in the last 50 years in the UK, whilst schools in parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland were closed as roads closed.

Share on:
5 / 5 (1 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

Karlovac County: 10 Things to Check Out

By Iva Ralica So many places to go and not enough time to do so! Nor money some would say. But while driving to the coast, or visiting Croatia in this colder time of year, there are places to see and exciting things to do in ‘hidden’ parts of Croatia. Karlovac County is a large...

Record Start to June as Tourists Flood into Croatia

In just 24 hours, 300,000 foreign tourists enter Croatia as the first weekend of June sees the first big wave of tourists. A total of 1.7 million tourists visited Croatia in the first four months of 2017, 22% more than in the same period of the record-breaking 2016, and with this weekend’s flooding of visitors,...

[VIDEO] Croatian Fishermen Catch Giant Stingray

Two fishermen in Croatia have caught a gigantic stingray a few miles off the coast of the small island of Glavat on the southern Dalmatian coast. The two fishermen, Marko and Andrija from the island of Korčula who were on board Marko’s boat Adriana, were out trawling at a depth of around 160 metres when...

[VIDEO] The Magical Watermill Village of Rastoke

Situated inland in the Central Croatian town of Slunj is the stunning little village of Rastoke. Rastoke is known for its well-preserved mills and the picturesque little waterfalls and flowing cascades along the Slunjčica river, which flows into the river Korana at this place. The Korana river originates at Plitvice Lakes National Park and Rastoke...

[VIDEO] Croatia Makes 2017 Eurovision Song Contest Final

Croatia has made it through to the final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. Competing in the second semi-final on Thursday night, Jacques Houdek’s part-pop, part-opera number titled My Friend was good enough to be one of the 10 countries out of 18 to qualify tonight for the Grand. The second Semi-Final...

IKEA Set to Open in Split this Summer

Swedish retail giants IKEA are to expand in Croatia by opening on the Adriatic coast in Split. Late last year IKEA confirmed that they would be opening a delivery centre, or ‘pick-up point’, in the Dalmatian city of Split. The outlet will be part showroom and part warehouse where customers are able to order, pay...