Heavy rains threaten tourism in Central Europe

Posted on June 3, 2013 • Filed under: Europe, Travel News, Travel Weather Issues

The Financial Times reports that the Czech authorities have declared a national emergency following days of heavy rains that have left up to five people dead and several towns in the south and west of the country under water. A rising tide of milky-coffee-coloured water in the River Vltava is threatening to spill over into the historic centre of the capital Prague and tourism officials are already beginning to estimate the potential losses to a washed out season. Read article

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