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Catastrophic floods kill over 120 in Europe, many still missing
Npnews24 | 17/07/2021 03:44 PM | Click to read full article
Devastating flash floods due to intense rainfalls have swept through several western European countries in the past few days, killing more than 120 people, while many others remain missing.
Some countries in the region received up to two months worth of rainfall in two days, with Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg strongly affected. In parts of western and southern Germany, towns and communities were hit by catastrophic flash floods after heavy and continuous rainfall.