Storms and Floods

Floods in Central Europe – Update

Floods in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have claimed the lives of at least eight people and left nine people missing.

In Germany, flooding has claimed the lives of two people and left two more missing. Bavaria, Thuringia and Saxony are reported to be worst hit by the floods. Train services in southern and lower Bavaria have also been disrupted. The water levels in Passua were the highest recorded since 1501.


A flood emergency has been declared in seven regions of the Czech Republic.

Storms in Pakistan

A huge storm and heavy rainfall have claimed the lives of at least 10 people and injured more than 40 others in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) region, Pakistan. The storm collapsed walls and roofs of numerous houses.



On this site, I will post brief reports of major natural disasters as they occur globally. Non-natural disasters such as airplane and rail accidents may also be mentioned.

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