Meteorologists warn of possible flooding

Meteorologists have issued a warning that heavy rainfall expected between Thursday and Sunday could lead to a dangerous rise in water levels and possible flooding in areas of northern, western and southern Bohemia. At higher risk are the regions of Ustí and Liberec the Czech news agency reported. The upper Labe, Vltava and Berounka rivers could all see a significant increase of water levels. Locals have been warned to avoid river banks as well as water sports. Motorists have also been asked to drive cautiously as there will be an increased risk of hydroplaning in the coming days.

Author: Jan Velinger