As a result of the heavy rains that started on May 14 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, hundreds of homes and businesses were flooded.
The statement issued by the government of the Una Sana (USK) Canton in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina said that the water level of rivers in the region continues to rise and a natural disaster will be declared in all cities of the canton. .
In the statement, it was stated that hundreds of homes and workplaces were inundated by floods, especially in the cities of Bosanska Krupa, Bihać and Sanski Most in USK. It was also reported that many roads and agricultural lands were also flooded with water, and the flood negatively affected life. .
In a statement to the local press, Bihac Mayor Edin Muranikic said members of the Red Cross and the Federal Civil Protection Department and volunteers were working on the field.
In the statement made by the Bosnia and Herzegovina Automobile Club (BIHAMK), it was shared that the border gates between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia in Bosanska Dubica, Bosanska Kostajnica and Bosanski Novi have been temporarily closed due to flooding.
Military personnel in the flood zone in Croatia
Croatian Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic told local media that a poultry farm in Varazdin district was saved from flooding as a result of officials’ timely intervention.
The situation in the Karlovac region is critical, Bozinović emphasized, “We don’t remember a flood of this level.” Use the phrase.
The Croatian Civil Protection Agency also announced on social media that the water level of the Korana and Kuba rivers in Karlovac continues to rise and that all officials, including the military, are on site.
Heavy rains began in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia on May 14
It was reported in the statement issued by the Department of Civil Protection of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina that some homes and workplaces were flooded in Krajina in the northwest of the country, and the water level in the Una and Sana rivers reached a critical level. .
In Croatia, floods occurred as a result of heavy rains, and many roads were flooded in the Zadar region.
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