Prague awaits flood crest

from CBC.ca archives | Wed, 14 Aug 2002

PRAGUE - Flood waters continue to rise over much of central Europe. In all, more than 75 people have died as a result of some of Europe's worst flooding in more than a century.

Heavy rain over the last few weeks has caused heavy damage in parts of Russia and Ukraine. At least 58 people on vacation in Russia were killed when high waters washed them into the sea.

Now the people of Prague are waiting as the waters continue to rise, threatening the Czech capital.

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