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2002 Berounka River Flood - Beroun, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 57.814 E 014° 04.369
33U E 433501 N 5534991
Quick Description: A simple plaque on the house on the Hus Square.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/9/2011 12:52:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMBDE0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
Views: 102

Long Description:
Beroun is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. The town is part of the Prague metropolitan area. It is located 30 km southwest of Prague. It lies on the confluence of Berounka and Litavka rivers.

In August 2002 significant part of Beroun was flooded by the Berounka river.

The floods, which surpassed in size all the floods in the Czech Republic, which are kept historical records. 504 villages were flooded, a thousand homes and 73 bridges was destroyed and 220,000 people was evacuated. Prague was witnessed five hundred years flood.
Natural or man made event?: Natural

What type of marker?: wall plaque

When did this occur?: August 2002

Website related to the event..: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
A picture showing the level along with any markers telling of what had occurred can be used. Better yet would be a picture of you or someone standing next to the high level mark, that would show if you would have been just wading or completely submersed.
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