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Father and son lifeless after heavy rain, flooding in northwestern Albania


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At the very least two individuals have died in floods after heavy rainfall struck northwestern Albania over the weekend.

The our bodies of a 50-year-old man and his 18-year-old son have been discovered by emergency companies within the Shkodra area.

They’d been travelling in a automotive with the household’s 14-year-old daughter earlier than the car was “swept away” by floodwaters. The lady managed to flee and was later rescued.

Heavy rain flooded round 1,000 hectares of land between the cities of Shkodra and Lezha, about 140 kilometres north of Tirana. 

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Albania’s defence ministry says a number of households have been evacuated from their properties, whereas many others are threatened by floods and potential landslides.

Greater than a dozen colleges have been additionally closed on Monday within the worst affected areas.

Neighbouring Kosovo has additionally reported flooding in some areas.


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