Serbia battles floods with help from EU and Russia

The municipalities of Ub, Jagodina and Osecina in the western and central part of Serbia are the most critically affected by the flood wave that hit the country this week. The citizens of Obrenovac, 32km south-west of Belgrade, were awakened by the sirens this morning. The military, Gendarmerie and other police units are deployed in Macva, Kolubara and Moravica counties, all in the west of Serbia.

After 48 hours of heavy rainfall, there is no rain at the moment. However, forecasters say precipitation is expected late today and tomorrow, May 17.

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