Floods in Germany, Belgium Leave More Than 100 Dead as Rescuers Race to Find Survivors

Truman Slate

BERLIN—Rescuers in Germany and neighboring nations around the world had been racing to come across survivors from the region’s worst flooding this century, as the dying toll rose to more than 100, with hundreds nonetheless lacking, subsequent days of torrential rainfall that some politicians and scientists joined to local climate transform.

German authorities employed helicopters and drones to identify survivors who fled to roofs and substantial floor when their houses had been engulfed by flash floods that turned streets into rivers, swept absent autos and crushed homes.

The German armed forces joined in the exertion to help countless numbers of rescue employees amid a lack of helicopters and other hardware. Hundreds of homes collapsed or turned seriously ruined in the western states of Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia. At the very least ninety three people today had been killed in Germany, according to neighborhood authorities on Friday.

Some one,300 people today

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