Posted by News Express | 15 July 2021 | 794 times
At least 43 people have died and many more are missing after severe floods in western Germany
Another six are dead in Belgium, and the Netherlands has also been badly affected
The Belgian city of Liège has urged all residents to leave
Major rivers have burst their banks after record rainfall
The head of Rhineland-Palatinate, one of the worst affected regions, said many people were still in danger
Schools are closed and transport links have been severely disrupted throughout the west of Germany
A state of emergency has been declared in the district of Schuld bei Adenau, in the mountainous Eifel region, German media say.
. . . This is a developing story monitored on BBC
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