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In Pictures: Torrential rain slams Europe
Heavy rain over central parts of the continent triggers flooding and mudslides.
Last updated: 28 May 2014 10:02
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Heavy rain has plagued central Europe over the past few days.

Germany and Poland have been worst hit, with the excessive rainfall causing flooding and mudslides.


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Torrential rain has caused major problems in Europe.


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The rain has been heavy across Germany, Poland, Austria, the UK and the Netherlands.


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In Wroclaw, western Poland, some roads have become impassable.


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In eastern Germany, the heavy downpours caused the land to become saturated and unstable.


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This triggered a mudslide in Meissen, eastern Germany.


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In some parts of the city roads were destroyed and elsewhere they were littered with debris.


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In southeast Norway, the rain combined with melting snow, causing the River Trysilelva to overflow. Roads were only passable by canoe.



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Torrential rain has caused major problems in Europe.

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Torrential rain has caused major problems in Europe.

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The rain has been heavy across Germany, Poland, Austria, the UK and the Netherlands.

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The rain has been heavy across Germany, Poland, Austria, the UK and the Netherlands.

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In Wroclaw, western Poland, some roads have become impassable.

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In Wroclaw, western Poland, some roads have become impassable.

Turning to mudhttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Torrential_rain_slams_Europe/slideshow/turning-to-mud/34691712847548b7b751a4c252eed901

In eastern Germany, the heavy downpours caused the land to become saturated and unstable.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Torrential_rain_slams_Europe/slideshow/turning-to-mud/34691712847548b7b751a4c252eed901AFP PHOTO/ARNO BURGITurning to mud

In eastern Germany, the heavy downpours caused the land to become saturated and unstable.

Wrecked roadshttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Torrential_rain_slams_Europe/slideshow/wrecked-roads/276e3e277a960238c833fb029c434549

This triggered a mudslide in Meissen, eastern Germany.

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This triggered a mudslide in Meissen, eastern Germany.

Washed awayhttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Torrential_rain_slams_Europe/slideshow/washed-away/5b6363b28a88e2c3d0228184b0c2de1f

In some parts of the city roads were destroyed and elsewhere they were littered with debris.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Torrential_rain_slams_Europe/slideshow/washed-away/5b6363b28a88e2c3d0228184b0c2de1fAFP PHOTO/ARNO BURGI Washed away

In some parts of the city roads were destroyed and elsewhere they were littered with debris.

Rowing homehttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Torrential_rain_slams_Europe/slideshow/rowing-home/e368923ec8149758f032d71e335b88d7

In southeast Norway, the rain combined with melting snow, causing the River Trysilelva to overflow. Roads were only passable by canoe.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Torrential_rain_slams_Europe/slideshow/rowing-home/e368923ec8149758f032d71e335b88d7EPA/HEIKO JUNGE Rowing home

In southeast Norway, the rain combined with melting snow, causing the River Trysilelva to overflow. Roads were only passable by canoe.



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