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SK: Bratislava – Floods 2013
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Published: 13.6.2013

The Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Hungary and Slovakia as well were hit with floods last week. Floods were stronger than 10, 100 and somewhere even 1000 years records. In Slovakia the situation was especially critical in the area of Devin in Bratislava, Old Town and also along theRiver Danube, around Gabcikovo, Komarno and Sturov. Thanks to great information service the rescue services and water managers managed to install necessary anti-flood barriers and prepare their regions for floods. This resulted in lower damage than in the devastating 2002 floods. However, regardless this cleaning and drying flooded areas will take several weeks at least. The Infoglobe website gives you a photogallery of the Danube in Bratislava in the time of critical water level and its decline.

Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photo: Roman Tvarožka, Oskár Mažgút

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