Flood Waters Rush Down Belgium Streets

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Flood waters ripped through the streets of Pepinster in Belgium, Thursday, July 15, following days of heavy rainfall. ————————— READ MORE: Officials, Friday, reported that at least 110 people have died in devastating floods across Belgium and western Germany as rescue operations continue. German weather service spokesman Andreas Friedrich told CNN, "In some areas, we have not seen this much rainfall in 100 years." German broadcaster Deutsche Welle said most of the fatalities were in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, while 1,300 people are missing in the Ahrweiler region, southwest of Bonn, where the Ahr river, which flows into the Rhine, burst its banks. Heavy flooding has also been reported in Belgium, Luxembourg, France and the Netherlands. ————————— LINK: https://www.voanews.com/europe/german-floods-leave-least-100-dead
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