Death toll from floods in Belgium reaches 31

The number of victims of floods in Belgium continues to grow. As reported by the Federal Crisis Center, so far 31 people have been confirmed dead. At the same time, 163 residents of the Kingdom are listed as missing.

As specified by the Belgian authorities, “at present the rescue operations have been stopped and only search operations are carried out, there is no risk of new floods. At the same time, local media report about 35 dead. There is no official confirmation of this information.

Recall that over the past week heavy rains hit the southern provinces of Belgium, which led to unprecedented flooding in this country. As stated by the Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo, the floods may be the most catastrophic in the history of the country.