Flooding in Germany
Wednesday August 24 2005 - 12: 52
German soldiers crossing the waterfront, the city of Neu-Ulm, in southern Bavaria on Wednesday. Since Monday, Germany is at its flood victim turn after Switzerland, Austria and the French Alps. According to German television, the floods could be more important than those of 1999.
In Neu-Ulm, near 900 people mobilized to build sand dams and barriers to protect the houses and streets of the Danube waters that overflowed in the early morning. The waters of the Isar also continue to rise. In Munich, the uprooted trees are transported by a brownish flow, mixture of water and mud. A Mühldorf, the waters of the Inn reached almost 8 meters.
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