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

Not less than two individuals have died within the floods after heavy rains hit northwestern Albania over the weekend.

The our bodies of a 50-year-old man and his 18-year-old son had been discovered by emergency providers within the Shkodër area.

They had been touring by automobile with the household’s 14-year-old daughter earlier than the car was “washed away” by flood waters. The woman managed to flee and was later rescued.

Heavy rains have flooded about 1,000 hectares of land between the cities of Shkodër and Lezha, about 140 kilometers north of Tirana.

The Albanian Protection Ministry says a number of households have been evacuated from their properties, whereas many extra are threatened by flooding and attainable landslides.

Greater than a dozen faculties within the hardest-hit areas had been additionally closed on Monday.

Neighboring Kosovo has additionally reported flooding in some areas.