Jul 16, 2021 - Energy & Environment
In photos: Floodwaters rise in Europe following record rainfall
Following days of heavy rainfall in Germany and Belgium, rivers and reservoirs have burst through their banks to create a rare flood event that's left more than 125 people dead.
State of play: The equivalent of two months of rain has fallen on some areas over the last one to two days, per AP, citing the French national weather service.
- Scientists are analyzing the rainfall for more precise calculations and to determine the role that global warming played in this disaster.