Flooding in Hungary


26.12.10. Due to heavy rains in Hungary under the water were more than 300 thousand hectares of land area flooding and flooding evacuated 81 people.

Only in the last day in the area of water intake Tisza, which flows through the border territories of Ukraine, Romania and Hungary, have fallen nearly 30 mm of rain, which led to the rise of water levels in rivers pritisskih Tour, Somes, Red and flooding of settlements in Szabolcs-Szatmar-Berezhskoy, Chongradskoy and Bach-Kishkunskoy areas of Hungary. In 32 villages taken comprehensive measures to protect against flooding, but it still faces more than 430 homes.

Due to flooding of rivers and Shoyo Bodva quitting the coast, many sections of road had to block the movement of vehicles.

According to the Meteorological Service of Hungary, the next day will add another 10 — 15 mm of rain, leading to a further rise in water levels in the basin of the Tisza and its withdrawal.


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