Extraordinary flood defense is in force in Vlasotince, Leskovac, Doljevac, Bojnik, Vladicin Han, Gadzin Han, Nis and Dimitrovgrad, and according to the data of the authorities, the situation is calmer today, because there is no precipitation. Heavy rains clouded the springs, the residents of Vlasotince were without water for the second day, and more than 10,000 households were without electricity.
Currently, the most difficult situation is in Crvena reka near Bela Palanka, the whole village is under water, and people and animals have been evacuated since this morning.
According to Južne vesti, due to the current situation in the south of Serbia, the population and animals have been evacuated, water is being pumped out of houses.
The army is helping the endangered along the river Jablanica, while in Bogojevac they are repairing the problems that arose due to the overflow of the Tulovska river, RTS reports.
An emergency flood defense has been declared near the bridge in the village of Zlatokop near Vranje, due to the rising water level of the South Morava and the breaking of part of the ramparts.
Water is being withdrawn into the rivers that overflowed yesterday in the territory of Bujanovac and Presevo, the situation is stabilizing in Vladicin Han, while the situation in the central part of Kosovo and Metohija is still critical. Water is not withdrawn from flooded households, fields and arable land in flooded villages between Klina and Istog are flooded.
Vlada Plemić from the Sector for Emergency Situations said in the RTS Daily that the situation with the floods in the south of Serbia is normalizing.
“It stopped raining, which is the most important thing. The rivers are slowly receding into their watercourses. We had the biggest problem with torrents, and those are streams that did not even exist on the map, and due to heavy rainfall, they became active and filled all the depressions and places that have long existed as a danger, “explains Plemić.
As he stated, about 10,680 households are without electricity, and Elektrodistribucija is making superhuman efforts to solve the problems.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Government of the Republic of Serbia announced that members of the Sector for Emergency Situations, together with specialist teams for rescue and work on the water, evacuated 67 people from the facilities that were flooded by torrents.
32 people were evacuated from Doljevac, ten from Bela Palanka, eight from Bujanovac, six from Bojnik, four from Zlatokop near Vranje, three from Pirot, two from Leskovac, one from Dimitrovgrad and one from Donja Trnava near Nis.
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