Flooding in Central Europe

Massive flooding throughout central Europe has cost 10 lives and wreaked incalculable damage… and the water is still rising. My thoughts are with all those affected by this widespread disaster. I share some photos from Austria, as I know the country best of all the others currently being affected.

HOCHWASSER IN ÖSTERREICH: NIEDERÖSTERREICH / MARBACH

Marbach on Tuesday, June 4th.

HOCHWASSER IN ÖSTERREICH: NIEDERÖSTERREICH

Emmersdorf in the neighborhood of Melk.

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Building a portable high-water barrier in Spitz. Notice the house in the background.

Hochwasserschutz, Weißenkirchen, NÖ, Wachau

The same house a week later. Without the barrier, it would have been under water.

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B138 near Lofer.

AUFRÄUMUNGSARBEITEN NACH DEM HOCHWASSER IN ÖSTERREICH: SALZBURG

Hüttau suffered massive damage.

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