2021 Flooding in Poland Jul 19, 2021 9:07:02 GMT -7
Post by kaima on Jul 19, 2021 9:07:02 GMT -7
Heavy rain caused flash floods in Nowy Sącz, Małopolska Poland July 11, 2021 - Powodz Tęgoborze
Nowy Targ seems to be the place in the news, but with flooding taking place a week or so ago in the mountainous border regions in Slovakia and Ukraine, it seems there must be much (here) unreported flooding in the Polish Carpathians. Now it has reached Nowy Targ. And where else in Poland?
Half a meter of water in the Zakopane village and alarms on the rivers. Storms over Poland
The storms were accompanied by strong gusts of wind and hail. The rainfall was 20-30 mm for 10 minutes, and the hourly amount of rainfall reached 90-100 mm.
The intense rainfall caused great damage in Małopolska. The national road number 7 leading to Zakopane, near Głogaczów, was blocked. There was over half a meter of water on the road because a local stream poured over it. – The popular road to the Tatra Mountains was impassable in both directions – informed GDDKiA. After 9. in Zakopianka, traffic has been partially restored on one lane towards Kraków and one lane towards Myślenice.
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July 17 2021
Zakopianka w Głogoczowie zablokowana ...
Utrudnienia również pod niebieską kładką w Głogoczowie, ze względu na wylanie rzeki... ruch się spowalnia i tworzy sie korek w stronę Krakowa.
On the rest of the road, the mud is being cleaned up. In turn, the national road No. 52 Wadowice – Krakow in the town of Krzywaczka is already fully passable – informed GDDKiA
Difficult situation in Myślenice
After the night rains in Małopolska, the most difficult situation is in the Myślenice poviat. In Głogoczów, 14 residents were evacuated from five flooded houses. In many places in the Myślenice poviat, silt, rock rubble and mud occur on local and poviat roads. Three scout camps were evacuated in the Nowy Targ, Myślenice and Suski poviats.
– I appeal to all Małopolska residents and all residents of Małopolska to exercise extreme caution in order to adapt to the alerts sent to mobile phones. The scale of the element and the speed of water rise is so rapid that we should first take care of our health and life – said Łukasz Kmita, Voivode of Małopolska on Sunday.
The firefighters from Wadowice said that on Sunday morning there was a “cloudburst” in the district. There are many interventions. The summons come from the area of Tomice commune adjacent to Wadowice, mainly from Woźniki and Witanowice.
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The night passed quietly in the vicinity of Oświęcim. On Saturday, the Association for the Commune of Brzeszcze “Brzost” reported, a lightning struck a roadside cross in Nazieleniec, built in 1927. The symbol has been badly damaged. The arms of the cross have been torn off.
The association reminded that the historic monument was restored in 2008 to commemorate the 90th anniversary of independence.
The house caught fire
In turn, in the village of Racławice in the Jerzmanowice-Przeginia commune, a house caught fire after a lightning strike.
The Krakow Poviat 112 informs that firefighters are currently being called to a large number of flooded properties and fallen trees lying on the roads.
360 interventions were reported. There were also power cuts.
A city cut off from the world
The fire brigade also undertook over 389 interventions in Mazovia, 163 in Łódź and over 100 in Silesia. They consisted in removing fallen trees and pumping water from flooded basements and properties. The difficult situation is in the vicinity of Płock. “The village of Szeligi is cut off from the rest of the world, because the Słupianka River broke two bridges. There are firefighters working there,” Radio ZET reported.
Also in the city itself, the overcrowded rainwater drainage system did not keep up with the water intake and the streets were flooded. In the car park at ul. Kleeberg’s cars were immersed in the water, and the entrance to the Wisła and Obi Galleries was blocked by overturned rainwater barrels and scattered pallets.
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Press spokesman of the chief commander of the State Fire Service, Brig. Krzysztof Batorski informed that on Sunday 12 scout camps were evacuated throughout the country. He added that these were preventive evacuations carried out during the day. – Wherever there were warnings about some intense phenomena, the evacuations were carried out there, “he noted.
Alarm state exceeded
IMGW also informed that in Małopolska on Skawinka in the Radziszów profile there is a rapid increase in the water level.
This is what Głogaczów looks like today
Three scout camps from the following poviats were evacuated as a preventive measure: Nowy Targ, Myślenicki and Sucha. Participants of two of these camps found shelter in local Volunteer Fire Department fire stations. In total, 84 people were evacuated, including 72 scouts.
During the past day, firefighters from Małopolska intervened 360 times in connection with the downpour and rains, of which 170 departures concerned the Myślenice poviat. After receiving meteorological warnings, Małopolska firefighters increased the number of personnel in units.
Voivode: there will be financial aid
The Voivode of Małopolska, Łukasz Kmita, assured of the financial support of the residents of the district Myślenicki disadvantaged by the element. All those who have suffered as a result of the storm may apply for emergency aid in the amount of up to 6,000. PLN.
According to the voivode after the meeting of the crisis team in Myślenice, according to the latest weather forecasts, the situation in Małopolska may still be dangerous. In the south of the region, rainfall is expected in some places as much as 100 liters per square meter.
“At the Stróża station in Małopolska, the sum of rainfall is almost 100 mm, and over 40 mm of rain fell there in the last hour” – they added about the information from 5 am.
Warnings for Poland
The Institute of Meteorology and Water Management on Sunday also warns second and third degree against hailstorms mainly in the north-eastern, eastern and south-eastern Poland.
Warnings against thunderstorms and hailstorms are valid in the morning in the Podlaskie Voivodeship, in the eastern poviats of the Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship, as well as in some poviats in Małopolska and Silesia.
The temperature will go down
“We expect storms in the south-eastern part of the country, local hailstorms. Rainfall will be lower than on Saturday, down to 50-60 mm. The Carpathians, the northern part of the Lesser Poland voivodeship, the northern part of the Podkarpacie region and the entire voivodeship are particularly endangered by sudden changes in the weather. Lublin “- reported Grażyna Dąbrowska.
During storms, there may be wind gusts of up to 90, and locally even up to 100 km / h.
The IMGW synoptic said that the temperature will drop in the coming days