Videos: The Balkans hit by historic floods


The city of Brcko, in nothern Bosnia, on May 17. Screen grab from the video below.



Streets have turned into rivers. Dozens of cities in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina are now submerged by four days of flooding.  The Balkans hasn’t experienced such severe weather in more than a century. So far, 44 people have lost their lives.


Aerial footage of Brčko, in northern Bosnia.



In the video below, a bridge is carried away by a branch of the Sava river.




Some zones have been ravaged, as shown in the video below.


Paracin, Serbia, on May 17. 



Many people have been forced to flee their homes.


Evacuation in Obrenovac on May 18. 


Serbian tennisman Novak Djokovic, after a win in Rome on Saturday, described the events back home as “a total catastrophe of biblical proportions”.