Flash floods cause havoc in Europe

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Overnight flooding has caused devastation in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland. The death toll from catastrophic floods in western Germany and Belgium has risen to more than 100, local authorities have said, as emergency services continued their search for hundreds still missing. While they have so far suffered no loss of life, Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands were also severely affected, with flash floods sweeping through the Swiss villages Schleitheim and Beggingen, several towns in the Grand Duchy evacuated on Thursday, and thousands told to leave their homes in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht. More than 100 dead as flood ‘catastrophe’ hits Germany and Belgium Climate scientists shocked by scale of floods in Germany Flash floods cause havoc across Europe – in pictures
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