Friday, August 1, 2014

Five dead in East Europe flooding

Terra Daily via AFP: Two men reported missing in southern Romania following floods in Eastern Europe were found dead Thursday, taking the regional toll to five, official sources said.

The two bodies were found miles downstream from the area where they were swept away by floodwaters as high as two metres (six and a half feet), in Valcea county, the emergency inspectorate told AFP. A further two men are still missing in Romania, where a first death was reported Wednesday.

Neighbouring Bulgaria also reported two deaths Wednesday after heavy flooding hit the central Gabrovo region....

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