Emergency services in Poland are trying to clear icy roads and restore power to thousands of homes after heavy snow over Easter.
Polish national radio says more than 100,000 homes had no electricity on Monday, after trees collapsed on some power lines. Poland’s central and eastern provinces were worst hit. Continue reading
The extreme cold weather that has swept across Eastern Europe has killed hundreds of people, particularly the homeless.
In Poland, at least five dozen street people have succumbed to the bitter cold that has featured temperatures as low as 20 degrees (Fahrenheit) below zero.
Eastern and central Europe continue to shiver under a blanket of heavy snow Friday, with more deaths reported after bitter cold overnight temperatures. Continue reading
The picturesque German town of Goerlitz is taking legal action against the operator of a dam in Poland that broke early this month, flooding its streets, lawyers said on Monday. Continue reading
Poland’s prime minister is promising millions of dollars in aid for flood victims despite concerns about the country’s growing budget deficit. Continue reading
The Polish government is urging caution as residents return to their homes while a massive flood wave moves to the north of the country and toward Germany. Continue reading
Some 100,000 residents of Warsaw risk having their homes flooded by the Vistula river, the mayor of the Polish capital has warned as the nationwide death toll from the deluge rose to 14. Continue reading
The country seems to be the worst affected by flooding that has hit many parts of eastern and central Europe. Continue reading