Adriatic Sea

Weather: Skies clearing up on Sunday afternoon

Ljubljana – It will be foggy and cloudy in Slovenia on Sunday morning except for the coastal Primorska region where a weak to moderate bora will keep the clouds away for the entire day. During the afternoon the skies will be clearing up.

Morning lows will stand between 0 and 6 degrees Celsius and daytime highs between 10 and 13 degrees, up to 18 in Primorska.

Koper police help migrants caught in a storm

Koper – Koper police on Wednesday helped a group of migrants caught in a storm, and pulled over a van with eleven illegal migrants in south-western Slovenia, the Koper Police Department said on Thursday.

Police received a phone call from an Afghan citizen who said that a group of migrants was caught in a storm “somewhere in the hills”.

TAP signs deal with Albania to deliver first gas exit point Fier

A cooperation and handover agreement for the Fier South gas facility was signed between Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG, the Albanian Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, and Albgaz Sh.a., a statement from TAP said on July 7.

TAP will design, procure and construct the gas exit point with a multimillion Euro investment.

Several regions and countries removed from red list, including Croatian Adriatic

Ljubljana – The government has changed the list of countries and territories placed in the red zone in terms of the Covid-19 epidemic to exclude, among others, the Croatian Adriatic area, Germany and the Czech Republic. The relevant decree adopted on Thursday will enter into force on Saturday and be valid until 20 June

Slovenia chair of Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development

Izola – Slovenia assumed the two-year chairmanship of the Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development, a multi-stakeholder advisory body set up under the Barcelona convention, as the commission opened its 19th session in Slovenia’s Izola on Monday, to run in hybrid format until Wednesday.

Renewed “Protect the Sea” signs unveiled on Slovenian coast

Portorož – As the EUSAIR Strategy Forum and the Slovenian presidency of the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative (AII) comes to an end, renewed “Protect the Sea” signs were presented in Portorož on Wednesday. They are to help raise awareness about climate change and its impact on the marine and coastal environment.