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Zagreb Residents Experience Double Whammy: Sleepless Nights and Stormy Weather


Nov 21, 2023

A severe thunderstorm hit the Zagreb area around 2 a.m. tonight, causing many sleepless nights. – “What an apocalypse this is” – wrote a Twitter user, while another added that he did not expect the thunder to wake him up at 3 in the morning.

Twitter users were awakened by the rumbling sound of thunder and were left shaken by its intensity. One user posted: “It’s two hours after midnight. I was woken up by a terrible thunder and at the first moment in pitch darkness I thought it was an earthquake.” Facebook user Dunja Plačko Vršnak from DHMZ also commented on the weather change, stating that it was appropriate for this time of year.

The EMSC tweet also reported on the strength of the thunder, with many users thinking it was an earthquake due to its powerful shocks. One user from Stenjevac described it as “rumbling and slightly shaking”. Overall, it seems that this thunderstorm caused quite a stir in the Zagreb area, leaving many people feeling unsettled and unable to sleep through the night.

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