The Croatian water management company Hrvatske Vode is launching a project in cooperation with state institutions in Croatia and Slovenia, for integrated flood risk management in transboundary river basins.
Residents living in low-lying areas of Indian information technology hub Hyderabad were being evacuated Saturday and IT firms asked their employees to work from home as days of rain led to floods in the city, officials and news reports said.
Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac on Tuesday visited the Macedonian Embassy in Zagreb and signed a book of condolence, expressing his sympathy with the Macedonian people and the families of those killed in a freak deluge which hit Skopje on Saturday, claiming at least 22 lives.
Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her sympathy Thursday to the families of those who have died in devastating floods that have turned large swathes of southern Germany into disaster areas, as a sixth victim was found late in the day.
Millions of people living along the Mississippi River braced Saturday for flooding as surging water moved south from hard-hit Missouri where heavy rainfall had already caused rivers and streams to spill over their banks.