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Germany Floods: Snow Melt, Rain Causing Flooding In Germany

The floodwaters continue to rise, cutting off the community of Rees-Grietherort on the Lower Rhine from the access roads and turning it into an island.

February 06, 2021

The village of Eichen, some 20 km northeast of Frankfurt, Germany, is surrounded by water after rain and melting snow caused flooding in the last week.

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A slope slid down after days of rain and heavy snowmelt, some residents were evacuated from their homes in Wangen, Germany.

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A promenade at the old town in Duesseldorf, Germany, is flooded by the river Rhine.

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A promenade at the old town in Duesseldorf, Germany, is flooded by the river Rhine.

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A promenade at the old town in Duesseldorf, Germany, is flooded by the river Rhine.

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A promenade at the old town in Duesseldorf, Germany, is flooded by the river Rhine.

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A promenade at the old town in Duesseldorf, Germany, is flooded by the river Rhine. High tide caused by rain and melting snow threatens the commercial shipping on Germany's biggest river Rhine.

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Melting snow and continuous rain have caused the levels of the river Zwoenitz in Burkhardtsdorf, Germany.

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The water of the Rhine has overflowed its banks in Duesseldorf, Germany. In the cities of Duesseldorf, Duisburg, Wesel and Rees the water levels of the Rhine continued to rise slightly compared to Wednesday morning.

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A rail road crossing is surrounded by flooding caused by rain and melting snow in Nidderau near Frankfurt, Germany.

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A train passes a rail road crossing that is surrounded by flooding caused by rain and melting snow in Nidderau near Frankfurt, Germany.

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The river Main at a high level in Frankfurt, Germany, after rain and melting snow during the last days.

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The small Kinzig river meanders through flooded fields and acres near Langenselbold, some 30 km east of Frankfurt, Germany. More flooding is expected in German due to heavy rain falls and melting snow in the next days.

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