Flooding in Eastern Germany. In some areas of eastern and southern Germany, the flooding was described as the worst since 2002. At least 16 people have died and thousands have been displaced. Further downstream along the Elbe, Vltava, and Danube Rivers, residents prepared for the rising water.Where was flooding in Germany?
Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, in western Germany, is among the many places hit by the catastrophic floods. Hundreds of people remain unaccounted for there, and cars and rubble are piled up in streets. In Echtershausen, near Bitburg, also in western Germany, roads and bridges have been damaged by the rising waters. Several houses have collapsed.Where is the flooding in Europe?
Extreme flooding in Central Europe began after several days of heavy rain in late May and early June 2013. Flooding and damages primarily affected south and east German states (Thuringia, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Lower Saxony, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg), western regions of the Czech Republic (Bohemia), and Austria.