Three other regions also affected by severe rainstorms

Several other regions including Hradec Králové, Southern Bohemia and Pardubice were also hit by severe rains overnight. In the Southern Bohemia region, a section of railway from Vyšší Brod to Rybník was blocked by rocks as a result of the downpour, while a road near the village of Přečín was made impassable by large levels of mud. Fire-fighters were called to around thirty incidents in all. In the Hradce Králové region, a person was reportedly hit by lightning, but survived without serious injury, while numerous basements and homes were flooded. Additionally, a children’s summer camp in Miskolezy had to be evacuated. In the Pardubicko region, fire-fighters also responded to numerous flooding incidents, as well as a fallen tree in Brandýse nad Orlicí.

Author: Dominik Jůn