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Flooding in Eastern Germany

Surging Elbe in Wittenberg
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Surging Elbe in Wittenberg

Rising waters spilled onto flood plains and into cities across Germany. Central Europe has endured its worst flooding since medieval times.

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Flooding in Eastern Germany
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Flooding in Eastern Germany

Unseasonably heavy rains produced the highest flood waters along the Elbe River since 2002.

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