1.07.11.Silneyshim past few years, the flood covered the northern cantons of Switzerland, the Rhine River burst its banks after two days of continuous rainfall.
Water threatened to flood one of the largest cities — Basel. Once there was even an alert. Police and rescue workers evacuated residents of houses located in the lowlands. According to recent observations, the water level began to subside, but there is still quite high.
One of the oldest nuclear power plants of the country, "Myuleberg" in the canton of Bern, closed for maintenance work. At five weeks earlier than planned, because it does not rule out the possibility flooding, which can cause an accident.