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The Flood of 2013

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After days (or rather weeks) of heavy rainfall usually calm rivers on the foothills of the alps became raging streams.
House in Deggendorf County. What a sad picture.  Gallery: http://www.welt.de/vermischtes/article116839363/Ueberflutungen-nach-Dammbruch-in-Deggendorf.html

Deggendorf, Germany after the floods June 2013

These waters flow into the Danube River in Passau eventually.

These waters flow into the Danube River in Passau eventually.

Even the Autobahn became a victim of the brown masses of water.  Gallery: http://www.welt.de/vermischtes/article116839363/Ueberflutungen-nach-Dammbruch-in-Deggendorf.html

Flooded Autobahnkreuz A and A - infrastructure, flooded, autobahnkreuz.

Entire villages were swallowed by the brown masses.  Gallery: http://www.welt.de/vermischtes/article116839363/Ueberflutungen-nach-Dammbruch-in-Deggendorf.html

Entire villages were swallowed by the brown masses. Gallery: http://www.welt.de/vermischtes/article116839363/Ueberflutungen-nach-Dammbruch-in-Deggendorf.html

After days of torrential rains the ground can't keep up and practically stops absorbing the masses of water.

After days of torrential rains the ground can't keep up and practically stops absorbing the masses of water.

The Traun River is calm most of the year...

The Traun River is calm most of the year.