Science, Tech & Environment

Record Flood Levels Feared in Central Europe


Credit: Christoph Zirkelbach

Downtown Dresden, June 4th (Photo: Tigion/Flickr)

Rescue helicopters in southern Germany have been plucking families from rooftops as floodwaters continue to threaten the town of Deggendorf. Thousands of people were moved from the town after levees along the Danube and Isar rivers broke.