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Serbia Has Introduced An Emergency Regime In Eight Districts Due To Flooding

Serbia Has Introduced An Emergency Regime In Eight Districts Due To Flooding

A state of emergency (ES) has been introduced in eight communities (a small administrative unit) in Western Serbia due to rising water levels in local rivers caused by heavy rains, according to a report by the national TV channel RTS.

According to him, the most difficult situation was in the communities of Osecina, Krupanj, Loznica, Lubovia, Mali-Zvornik, Arilje, Kossierich, and Lučani. More than 700 households were flooded. Also, the community of Love due to bad weather conditions destroyed the two bridges. Traffic was interrupted on several regional highways.

During the day, according to RTS, heavy precipitation is expected in the Central and southern parts of Serbia. Residents of some localities affected by flooding are awaiting evacuation. Fire and rescue services, the TV channel notes, are on high alert.

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