A house submerged in water as far as its roof
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Thousands flee as central Europe flood waters rise

Thousands of people have fled their homes across central Europe as deadly flood waters continue to rise.

In Germany, the army has been called in to help reinforce the country's flood defences after days of heavy rainfall.

Austria and Switzerland are also affected, whilst a nationwide state of emergency has been declared in the Czech Republic

Christian Fraser reports from outside Prague, where a dual carriageway has been swallowed by rising waters.

  • 03 Jun 2013
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