Prague authorities consider next steps

The authorities in Prague are considering more evacuations as the Vltava River in the capital continues to rise. Water levels on the river was originally expected to peak at around 7 am on Monday but some of its tributaries are still rising. Acting Prague Mayor Tomáš Hudeček more parts of Smíchov, in Prague 5, could be evacuated. An emergency council of the City Hall convened at noon but a decision on Smíchov was not taken.

Author: Jan Velinger