• Short Summary

    THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN FLOODS WORSENED BY HEAVY RAIN IN THE SOUTH OF WEST GERMANY.

  • Description

    THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN FLOODS WORSENED BY HEAVY RAIN IN THE SOUTH OF WEST GERMANY.THE FLOODS HAVE FORCED MANY PEOPLE FROM THEIR HOMES AND THREATENED VILLAGES AND DESTROYED THE YEAR'S HARVEST.

    THREE RIVERS OVERFLOWING THEIR BANKS HAVE FORCED INHABITANTS OUT OF THE PICTURESQUE BAVARIAN TOWN OF PASSAU.IT IS NOW UNDER SIX FEET OF WATER AND RATS OCCUPY THE HOMES OF VILLAGES WHO FLED TO SAFETY.ONE OF THE DEATHS WAS OF A 65-YEAR-OLD-WOMAN WHO, IN TERROR, COMMITTED SUICIDE AS WATERS ROSE AROUND HER HOME.

    IN NEIGHBOURING AUSTRIA, FIVE PEOPLE AMONG THEM A CHILD, HAVE DIED AND 200 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN EVACUATED FROM FLOOD-RAVAGED AREAS.THOUSANDS OF RESCUE WORKERS HAVE BEEN DESPERATELY STRENGTHENING DAMS AND DYKES TO CONTAIN THE FLOOD WATERS.SEVERAL SMALL BRIDGES HAVE BEEN SWEPT AWAY AND RAILWAY LINES HAVE BEEN BLOCKED BY LANDSLIDES.

    WEATHER AND HYDRO EXPERTS HAVE WARNED PEOPLE LIVING ALONGSIDE THE RIVER DANUBE THAT THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO REACH A NEW HIGH LEVEL ON MONDAY OR TUESDAY.IN YUGOSLAVIA, ARMY UNITS HAVE MOVED FAMILIES AWAY FROM FLOOD WATERS FROM THE RIVER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4K9654XQXCW1VQOCKQCR36MXC
    Media URN:
    VLVA4K9654XQXCW1VQOCKQCR36MXC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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