Especially in the municipality of Steenbergen, north of Bergen op Zoom in North Brabant, a lot of rain has fallen. A lot of water also fell in the village of Kruisland near Roosendaal.
“We ask you to avoid Kruisland, as a number of streets have become impassable due to extreme rainfall. The emergency services are on site to help with the flooding,” BOA municipality of Steenbergen tweeted.
A lot of rain has also fallen in a number of places in the vicinity of North Brabant. For example, video images show that the water in Oud-Vossemeer rises above the wheels of cars. The Zeeland Safety Region says that 25 reports have been received, all from the municipality of Tholen. The fire brigade helped pump out the water.
Belgium also has to deal with flooding due to heavy thunderstorms. The situation is more serious there than in Brabant. In Dinant in the province of Namur, streets are empty, Belgian media report.
There are images on social media showing cars being dragged along by the water. Several roads are flooded in the province of Namur.