Overnight Rainfall Causes Severe Flooding in Sarajevo

Heavy flooding occurred after overnight rainfall in Bosnia and Herzegovina on November 5, causing power outages and road closures and prompting evacuations, local media reported.

“Situation is serious but under control,” Sarajevo Canton Prime Minister Edin Forto told the press in a meeting, local media reported.

According to N1, some parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina expect up to 60 liters of rain per square meter.

This footage posted on Twitter from the outskirts of Sarajevo shows fields and a road inundated. Credit: Hamida Ragipova via Storyful

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