Geography of Vojvodina
Flooded areas slowly normalize, 4 more days on standby
BELGRADE -- The night has passed peacefully in the flooded areas of Serbia, while the overall situation is stable without any critical locations identified.
Authorities and citizens will be on standby for four more days due to an announced surge wave on the Danube.
Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina have reported a death toll of at least 20 in the worst floods in the region in more than a century.
Serbia's Interior Ministry confirmed there had been at least 15 deaths in Serbia and another five in neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina but unconfirmed reports put the numbers even higher, at over 30.
SABAC - The Sabac headquarters for emergencies has proposed that the road between Sabac and Sremska Mitrovica be closed because the Sava water level near that industrial city in western Serbia has risen by 80 percent in one day.
Preparations for protecting the city from the flood are under way, because the Sava is expected to reach a historic high in the next 48 hours.
SREMSKI KARLOVCI - The modernisation of the railway line from Stara Pazova to Novi Sad in Serbia's Vojvodina province is scheduled to start at the beginning of next year, utilising around EUR 300 million worth of funds from a Russian loan, Serbian Railways Director Dragoljub Simonovic announced on Friday.
BELGRADE - This year's winners of the Green Planet great charter are Mihajlo Stankovic, researcher at the Special Natural Reserve Zasavica, and Pcelica (Little Bee) kindergarten in the village of Setonje, Serbia’s association of environmental sciences experts, which is giving the award on the occasion of Earth Day, said in a release on Monday.