Rainfall situation/ Shkodra and Lezha region at higher risk of flooding
The Civil Defense Committee has convened to discuss the current situation in the country, caused by heavy rainfall. Defense Minister Niko Peleshi stated that the risk of flooding is higher in the region of Lezha and Shkodra. While the other endangered municipalities are: Tirana, Durres, Vlora and Fier.
"The Civil Defense Committee met to discuss the situation created by the high-intensity rainfall during the last few hours, especially in Shkodër and Lezhë counties, where the risk of flooding is even higher, but also in the municipalities of Tirana, Durrës, Vlora and Fier.
With the mayors and prefects of these districts, we coordinated the plan of preventive and facilitating measures for the management of the situation in the following hours, which according to the weather forecast will be heavy rains.
We are monitoring the situation every minute. The Ministry of Defense, the Civil Defense Agency and the Armed Forces are ready for any need of the local government and citizens," writes Peleshi.