Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Twitter on Saturday that he and his interior and defence ministers were in stable contact with governors of provinces at risk of flooding.
Once upon time Kraków had a popular beach opposite Wawel, now activists say it is time for the sand to return.
An enormous merchant vessel that sailed the Vistula at the end of the 15th century is being excavated near Warsaw.
It may seem Baaa-my, but city council officials have populated an island on Warsaw’s Wisła river with around 70 sheep and goats as ‘natural lawnmowers’ to help prepare the area for the birds’ new breeding season.
In times of drought, the low waters still reveal train carriages from the Jewish ghetto as well as the abandoned aristocratic spoils of the 17th century Swedish sacking of Warsaw.
The Wisłujście Fortress located by the Martwa Wisła river, an estuary of Vistula, was the stage of battle between Polish and Swedish forces in 1628.