Firefighters and volunteers in Nagymaros lay sandbags
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Hungarians try to stem flood waters in Nagymaros

Emergency services and volunteers in Hungary are working hard to keep the River Danube at bay as water levels reach record heights.

Widespread flooding in central Europe has inundated swathes of Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic, killing at least 15 people.

Nick Thorpe reports from Nagymaros, north of Budapest, where sandbags are being piled high to prevent flooding.

  • 09 Jun 2013
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