Cost of floods in South Bohemia: 1 billion crowns

17-07-2009

Heavy floods which hit parts of South Bohemia at the end of June caused more than 1 billion crowns in damages, Regional governor Jiří Zimola has told reporters. Floodwaters in the area hit some 500 homes and saw more than 1,000 people evacuated. Flooding in southern Bohemia began on June 28, coinciding with floods in northern and central Moravia, which claimed more than 12 lives.