Floods in Europe increase deaths to at least 157
Searching for survivors in stranded vehicles as floods finally begin to recede in western Germany This week’s Burst River and flash floods destroyed homes and killed at least 157 people across Europe. In the town of Erftstadt, the disaster killed at least 43 people. “We mourn those who have lost their loved ones. Their destiny tears our hearts apart,” he said. These floods are the worst natural disasters in the country. A disaster for more than half a century. Over the past few days, floods have cut off the entire community from electricity and communications, increasing the death toll to 24, according to the National Crisis Center, which coordinates rescue operations. Emergency Services The Netherlands remains vigilant as floods threaten towns and villages in southern Limburg. Over the last two days, tens of thousands of residents of the area have been evacuated, and soldiers, fire brigades and volunteers worked hard on Friday. Night to force embankments and prevent floods.