• Volunteers carry sandbags to make a barrier near the river Elbe in the town of Wittenberge, Germany, June 10, 2013.
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets volunteers reinforcing a dyke at the bank of the river Elbe in the town of Wittenberge, Germany, June 10, 2013.
  • Cars emerge from the subsiding floods of the Danube river at a car dealership in Fischerdorf, Germany, June 10, 2013.
  • A new Jaguar convertible stands in a showroom covered with a thin film of mud after the floods of the nearby Danube river subsided in Fischerdorf, Germany, June 9, 2013.
  • Volunteers and soldiers lay down sandbags to stop the flood of River Danube in Szentendre, Hungary, June 9, 2013.
  • A volunteer rests in Nagymaros, west of Budapest, Hungary, June 8, 2013.
  • Residents are carried on a tractor in the eastern Bavarian village of Niederalteich, Germany, June 6, 2013.
  • A couple walk through a flooded street past a flooded hallway of a house near the Elbe river in the east German town of Pirna, June 4, 2013.

Flood Waters Sweep Across Europe

Published June 10, 2013

German authorities have ordered the evacuation of several villages as flooding continues to sweep across central Europe.

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