Photo Gallery: Merkel and the Army Battle Floods in Passau
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Photo Gallery: Merkel and the Army Battle Floods in Passau

Historic High Water Passau Suffers Worst Flood in 500 Years

Amid the worst flooding seen in half a millennium, the streets of Passau have been transformed into canals, full of soldiers evacuating pensioners in rubber boats. Though the water is receding, the worst is yet to come with the assessment of damages in the Bavarian town.