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Seeking safety on rooftops of flood-ravaged Serbia

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 01:06

May 16 - Serbian army and rescue teams evacuate residents from flooded areas as the region copes with its worst floods in 120 years. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Rescue efforts are underway in Serbia as the country struggles with the heaviest rains and floods in more than a century. The deluge hit Bosnia and Serbia. At least five people have died in the unfolding disaster this week. Hundreds have been forced from their homes. Entire towns have been cut off. Many people had been trapped in their houses -- forced to seek shelter on rooftops. Power has been lost in more than 100,000 homes Serbian soldiers are on patrol in boats seeking those who did not have enough time to leave. Streets have literally become rivers. More than 10 people being evacuated from a single house. Others are still waiting for relief. Many find refuge anywhere they can, as the region copes with the worst floods in at least 120 years.

Seeking safety on rooftops of flood-ravaged Serbia

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 01:06

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