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Steff Gaulter | 28 May 2014 10:02 GMT
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.
Torrential rain has caused major problems in Europe.
The rain has been heavy across Germany, Poland, Austria, the UK and the Netherlands.
In Wroclaw, western Poland, some roads have become impassable.
In eastern Germany, the heavy downpours caused the land to become saturated and unstable.
AFP PHOTO/ARNO BURGI
This triggered a mudslide in Meissen, eastern Germany.
In some parts of the city roads were destroyed and elsewhere they were littered with debris.
AFP PHOTO/ARNO BURGI
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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