Heavy Rainfall In Western Europe
Meteorologist saying germany saw its heaviest rainfall on a century, in one district alone. 1300 people are, assumed missing, and flash floods. 55 dead across western germany. And belgium, hit hard. Some regions receiving more than a month’s worth of rain, in 24 hours. Italy, france, sending teams to help with the cleanup. Experts say it is becoming much more common, as the planet gets warmer.
These dramatic scenes, unfolding in germany, the Netherlands, belgium, and Luxembourg. These countries, where rivers have burst their banks thanks
to a low pressure weather system, lingering over this part of europe, for some time.
In fact, just to point, out the most populous parts of germany, is one of the 2 regions where the death toll is the highest. 2 regions of germany, in particular, affected, prompting. The loss of nearly 5000 live so far, but schools of missing people at this point, authorities just can’t reach, because mobile phone networks are down. These are the scenes agree to germany, and those other countries.
Torrential rain, severe flooding, across europe. Leaving dozens dead, an extensive damage in their wake. Rivers, overflowing their banks, houses collapsed, roads were washed away, and a muddy mess left behind. Parts of germany, receiving over 200 millimeters of rain in just 9 hours.
2 firefighters, among the dead there.
Others, left with nothing. The government, federal, regional, and community, collectively, will do everything under most of local conditions to save lives, alleviate dangers, and relieved to stress. Sure to germany’s military to help and some of the hardest hit areas. A german meteorologist saying, In some areas, they haven’t seen this much rainfall in 100 years.
And, the country is in for more bad news. Weather forecasters, saying
that additional rainfall is expected, in southwestern germany, in the days to come.
That type of help will be needed there. 15,000 german troops, being deployed to some of these stricken areas, to help rescue people from crumbling buildings. The uk, standing ready to help. It’s as messages of condolences have been flooding in from Vladimir putin of russia, to pope francis.
The reality, however, is that Germany will need an awful lot of money to rebuild, once this. Rescue effort is underway.
This case that has been running there for days. What is the forecast looking like? The worst of the rain, starting to move to the south. But that doesn’t mean that the precipitation is done.
In a warming climate, rapidly warming, like we experience now. Warmer air holds more water vapor. Water vapor has a chance to unleash more rainfall, and when that intersects with the popular area, that is unfortunately what took place. It is the atmosphere in Europe, and what they did. They started to map off the flooded areas.