Severe floods in South Eastern Europe


Hundreds of people were evacuated in eastern Bosnia, after a river on the border with Serbia has reached the highest level in over 100 years.

Meanwhile, authorities in Croatia have declared a state of emergency in the south because of abundant rainfall.

In eastern Bosnia, torrential rains ravaged. In some areas, water has exceeded a foot in the streets. Floods have damaged electricity system and several towns have remained in the dark. Dozens of schools were closed.

Floods have affected Croatia too, where authorities have declared a state of emergency. The hardest hit was the city Metkovici in the South.
Here, the waters have severely damaged buildings in the center and caused considerable material damage.

Issues still registers in Albania, Serbia and Montenegro.

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Posted by S.Keslar on Dec 3 2010. Filed under Europe, Featured News, Weather, World. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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