State of emergency declared after severe floods hit Serbia and Bosnia

State of emergency declared after severe floods hit Serbia and Bosnia

Severe floods forced authorities to declare a state of emergency in Serbia on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Approximately 700 houses were inundated, bridges were damaged, as well as roads and power lines.​ Residents were left in a "dramatic" situation,…

Major floods in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria and Romania

Major floods in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria and Romania

Severe weather, including heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, has been affecting eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, central-southern Serbia, central-western Bulgaria and southern Romania over the past 48 hours, triggering floods. Several cities and municipalities in…

2014 record Balkan floods linked to jamming of giant airstreams

2014 record Balkan floods linked to jamming of giant airstreams

Disastrous floods that hit the Balkans in 2014 are likely linked to the temporary slowdown of giant airstreams, according to a recent study published in Science Advances. The study adds evidence that so-called planetary wave resonance is a key mechanism for causing…

Balkan continues to fight with historic floods

Balkan continues to fight with historic floods

Devastating floods continue to affect Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. More than 2.5 million people have been affected, nearly one million people have been displaced and lost access to clear water. At least 100 000 structures and homes were destroyed….

Cataclysmic floods – Balkan experiences its worst ever flooding

Cataclysmic floods – Balkan experiences its worst ever flooding

After several days of extremely heavy rain over parts of Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Balkan Peninsula is experiencing its worst-ever flooding. Heavy rains started on Wednesday, May 14 and by Monday, May 19, all major rivers have burst their banks…

4 months worth of rain in one day – Serbia flooded

4 months worth of rain in one day – Serbia flooded

Parts of Serbia and Bosnia are experiencing worst rains and floods since measurements began. Heavy rain and floods were also reported in eastern Croatia.Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said this is the greatest flooding disaster ever…"not only i