Daily Archives: 16 July 2021

1st LD Writethru: Germany floods death toll exceeds 100

The death toll from the flood disaster triggered by heavy rainfall in western and southern Germany has risen to more than 100 as of Friday noon local time, according to police and local authorities. The federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate were hit particularly hard,

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European flood death toll hits 117

More than 1000 people are missing and more homes have been destroyed in flood-stricken regions of western Germany and Belgium where waters are still rising and the death toll has reached 117. Entire communities lay in ruins after swollen rivers swept through towns and villages in the western German states …

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