Several cities and municipalities have declared a state of emergency after heavy rain caused flooding and landslides in parts of Serbia over the last few days.
Posted June 6,2019 in Natural.
In Serbia, recent heavy rainfall has caused flooding in central and western areas of the country.
Nine municipalities and cities have declared an emergency situation: the city of Kraljevo and the municipalities of Knić, Arilje, Lučani, Vrnjacka Banja, Tutin, Trstenik, Novi Pazar and Sremska Mitrovica.
Roads and homes have been flooded and some bridges damaged. The Ministry of Interior reported that 159 people have been evacuated, mostly for preventive reasons. No injuries or casualties were reported.
However, the countrys Hydrometeorological Institute warned that further heavy rain is likely in central and southern areas.