Storm in Prague: Botič at the highest flood level
“Currently, we are intervening in several cases where rainwater flooded the warehouse or basement of the house. We monitor watercourses and cooperate with individual districts (city districts) in Prague. We help volunteer firefighters, “said the firefighters before 23:00. They also drove to the fallen branches. Then another 25 cases came overnight. “It was a fallen branch and pumping water from flooded areas. In 10 cases, we monitored watercourses, “described firefighter spokesman Martin Kavka on Thursday morning.
The river Botič in Nusle around 21:40 rose to the second flood stage, but after half an hour it dropped to the first. On Thursday, shortly before five in the morning, even the third degree of flood in Bothon in Průhonice applied, ie a threat. Botič was also in third place on Thursday evening, in Jesenice near Prague.
The situation is slowly calming down, it is raining only occasionally, the level is usually falling, the warning of meteorologists about floods is valid until this afternoon. On Thursday, meteorologists expect partly cloudy to cloudy, showers or thunderstorms only rarely. The highest temperatures in Bohemia will range between 26 and 30 degrees Celsius, in Moravia and Silesia between 31 and 35 degrees.
Firefighters intervene due to storms in Prague (June 24, 2022)
Author: Firefighters Prague