© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Skiers benefit from the snow on Jahorina mountain close to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina February 1, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic
SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Gale-force winds and snow storms closed roads and left greater than 25,000 households in Serbia with out energy on Sunday, whereas fallen bushes disrupted visitors in neighbouring Croatia and Montenegro.
In Croatia, a crimson alert was issued for the areas alongside the Adriatic coast as a result of north winds estimated to succeed in 130 km per hour.
Authorities in Montenegro’s coastal city of Budva warned residents to remain indoor after sturdy wind on Saturday destroyed a college roof, introduced down bushes and lamp posts, sank a vacationer boat and disrupted visitors alongside the coast.
Greater than 250 km of native roads in mountainous southeastern Serbia have been closed as a result of snowdrifts reaching two metres, native media reported.
Bosnian authorities banned using heavy lorries in mountainous areas as a result of snowdrifts and icy roads.
Meteorologists have introduced freezing temperatures and snow storms throughout the Balkans will proceed within the days to return.