Germany’s deadly floods spreading infographic
Graphic shows details of Danube floods.


Germany’s deadly floods spreading along Danube

By Jordi Bou

June 4, 2024 - Rescuers are battling to evacuate thousands of people from flooded areas in southern Germany, as waters continue to rise along the Danube towards Austria and Hungary.

Five people are now known to have died since heavy rain led to rivers bursting their banks in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg.

The German chancellor said flooding in the south of the country was a call to action on the climate crisis, as the death toll from the disaster rose and thousands faced another night out of their homes.

PUBLISHED: 04/06/2024; STORY: Graphic News