Around 2 a.m. tonight, a terrible thunderstorm hit the Zagreb area, causing many to lose sleep. One Twitter user wrote that it felt like an apocalypse, while another was surprised that thunder would wake them up at 3 in the morning. On Facebook, a user described the experience of being woken up by the thunder and thinking it was an earthquake at first.
The change in weather and cyclones moving over our area brought us thunder with strong shocks. Dunja Plačko Vršnak from DHMZ said in Good morning, Croatia, that this weather is appropriate for the time of year. The EMSC tweet also reported on how strong the thunder was, with many people thinking it was an earthquake. One user from Stenjevac described the experience as “rumbling and slightly shaking.”