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Germany floods: stranded residents rescued by helicopter from rooftops

Guardian, 16 Jul 2021
At least 42 people have died in Germany and dozens were missing on Thursday as swollen rivers caused by record rainfall across western Europe swept through towns and villages. Eighteen people died and dozens were unaccounted for around the wine-growing region of Ahrweiler, in Rhineland-Palatinate state, police said, after the Ahr river that flows into the Rhine broke its banks and brought down half a dozen houses
At least 42 dead in Germany as heavy rains bring catastrophic flooding
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