Rescue workers attend to residents of the flooded village of Kresice near the city of Litomerice, June 4, 2013
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Czech towns 'under water' as floods worsen

Thousands of people have left their homes in the Czech Republic, where substantial amounts of rain water are threatening to overwhelm flood barriers.

Some Czech towns are already under water and there are warnings that defences could be breached within hours.

At least 10 people have died in the flooding, which has also hit Austria, Switzerland and Germany.

Susana Mendonca reports.

  • 05 Jun 2013
  • From the section Europe
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