TV News LIES

Tuesday, May 31st

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Tens of thousands evacuated due to floods in Germany and Hungary

Tens of thousands evacuated due to floods in Germany and Hungary

E-mail Print PDF

Danube floodsAt least 23 people are dead and thousands were evacuated Sunday in Germany and Hungary amid some of the worst flooding ever in central Europe, authorities said.

Heavy rains across the region during the past week, combined with a wet spring, prompted the flooding and swelling of the Elbe and Danube rivers. High waters have receded in parts of Austria and the Czech Republic, but the swollen rivers are inundating Germany and Hungary downstream.

Approximately 23,000 people in the east German city of Magdeburg were evacuated as flood waters exceeded those of the country's so-called "flood of the century" in 2002, Britain's The Independent reported.

Other cities along the Elbe River, including Wittenberge and Lauenberg, will experience high water levels for days, and 10,000 residents were evacuated in Bitterfeld, the newspaper said.

At least 2,000 people were evacuated from the Danube village of Gyorujfalu, Hungary, when a dike threatened to burst. Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlos ordered the evacuation of 215 people and said in the worst-case scenario, as many as 55,000 people in the capital may need to leave their homes.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


‘Human Catastrophe’ Unfolds As Iraqi Army And ISIS Clash Outside Fallujah

Human catastrophe in FallujahIslamic State militants fought back vigorously overnight and parried an onslaught by the Iraqi army on...

Kidnapped Soccer Star Rescues Himself

Alan PulidoMexican star soccer striker Alan Pulido has been rescued after his Saturday night kidnapping, authorities said...

Dozens killed in bombing of national hospital in Idlib, Syria

Dozens killed in Syrian hospitalAt least two dozen people including several children have been killed in northern Syria in the...

Catholic Church spent $2M on major N.Y. lobbying firms to block child-sex law reform

Catholic Church blocked abuse lawNot leaving it to divine chance, the state Catholic Conference has turned in recent years to...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!