A severe storm hit the Zagreb area tonight around 2:00 a.m., causing sleepless nights for many residents. The storm brought with it strong winds and thunder, which woke up many people from their slumber. One Twitter user wrote, “What an apocalypse this is,” while another said they didn’t expect to be woken up by thunder at 3 in the morning.
The change of weather and cyclones that moved over the area caused the thunderstorm, according to Dunja Plačko Vršnak from DHMZ in a tweet about the weather forecast. The EMSC also posted on Twitter about the strength of the thunder, with many users reporting that it shook them and sounded like an earthquake. One user from Stenjevac added to the conversation, saying that it rumbles and shakes slightly.
Overall, the storm caused quite a stir in Zagreb and its surrounding areas, with many people taking to social media to express their thoughts on the event.