German soldiers use an armoured vehicle to recover cars from a submerged area in North Rhine-Westphalia. Photo: dpa German soldiers use an armoured vehicle to recover cars from a submerged area in North Rhine-Westphalia. Photo: dpa
German soldiers use an armoured vehicle to recover cars from a submerged area in North Rhine-Westphalia. Photo: dpa
Germany

Death toll in Germany floods tops 143 as scramble to find survivors continues

  • German rescuers said far more bodies were likely to be found in sodden cellars and collapsed homes
  • The deluge also pummelled Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, leaving streets and homes submerged in muddy water

Topic |   Germany
German soldiers use an armoured vehicle to recover cars from a submerged area in North Rhine-Westphalia. Photo: dpa German soldiers use an armoured vehicle to recover cars from a submerged area in North Rhine-Westphalia. Photo: dpa
German soldiers use an armoured vehicle to recover cars from a submerged area in North Rhine-Westphalia. Photo: dpa
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