May 30, 2016

Germany: 4 presumed dead after floods in southwest

Baden-Württemberg
Germany
by
Associated Press
Cars are submerged in an underpass in Oberhausen after torrential rains caused flash floods across southern Germany. Photo: AP
Cars are submerged in an underpass in Oberhausen after torrential rains caused flash floods across southern Germany. Photo: AP

Rainstorms in southwestern Germany triggered flooding that left one small town littered with debris and rubble, and led to accidents late Sunday and early Monday in which four people died...

In the small town of Braunsbach, two streams burst their banks, unleashing floodwaters that destroyed one house, damaged several others and left streets strewn with debris.

Much of Germany and other parts of Europe experienced heavy rainstorms over the weekend