Floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia

2023-05-16 13:41:55 | Son Güncelleme : 2023-05-16 13:59:45

Due to the heavy rains in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, water levels in rivers rose, floods and overflows occurred in many cities. A state of natural disaster was declared due to floods.

In the canton of Una-Sana in Bosnia and Herzegovina, heavy rains in recent days brought floods

While the Una River, where the water level rose, overflowed, many houses and workplaces were flooded in the city of Bihac. In the city of Sanski Most, a state of natural disaster was declared due to flooding, Ihlas News Agency reported.


Heavy rain also caused flooding in neighboring Croatia. Since yesterday, hundreds of soldiers have been mobilized to help people in flood-affected areas.

A state of emergency was declared in the town of Obrovac in Zadar in the North Dalmatia region, which was most affected by the rains. 

Education was suspended as the town center and schools were flooded. The town of Gracac in Zadar was also flooded, flooding at least 59 houses. 

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic announced that the government will allocate resources to help those affected by the floods.


The Slovenian government also issued a flood warning for the east of the country. 

Meteorologists announced that rainfall is expected to increase in the region in the coming days.

Source: Ihlas News Agency