BELGRADE – About 710 households have been flooded and 118 people have been evacuated amid heavy rainfall which caused a state of emergency to be declared in 15 municipalities, the Ministry of Interior (MIA) said in a release on Tuesday.

A state of emergency has been declared in the municipalities of Cacak, Novi Pazar, Kraljevo, Arilje, Lucani, Topola, Pozega, Bajina Basta, Ivanjica, Raska, Ljig, Raca, Kosjeric, Trstenik and in parts of the municipality of Prijepolje.

A total of 118 people have been evacuated, the release said.

Overflowing rivers have flooded around 710 homes in Serbia – in Ivanjica (20), Lucani (45), Gornji Milanovac (5), Arilje (9), Bajina Basta (9), Pozega (35), Cajetina (2), Bujanovac (2), Cacak (150), Novi Sad (70), Uzice (3) and Kraljevo (360).