Extreme weather of 15 July 2021: update on the situation at 20h30

The government Crisis Cell met again at 7.30 pm, chaired by the Minister of Home Affairs, Taina Bofferding, to review the situation with regard to the extreme weather.

The Crisis Cell reviewed developments in the affected regions and continued with its efforts to coordinate the various actors on the different sites hit by the extreme weather.

During the day, the situation stabilised. It may take a few days for the water to return to a normal level. There is still a risk of a slight increase in levels in some watercourses, but in general the maximum should have been reached. Information about the development of the levels of watercourses is regularly updated on www.inondations.lu.

The various entities remain active on the ground and work will continue over the next few days. The population is asked to respect all instructions and orders of the local authorities.

MeteoLux is forecasting light precipitation during the night, but from Friday morning onwards, much more clement weather is expected for the next few days.

The authorities are continuing to keep a close eye on the evolution of the situation and to coordinate their efforts.

(Issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the High Commission for National Protection, and the Crisis Communication Service)

Last update