Heavy rain hits central Germany and heads east
DPA/The Local · 27 May 2014, 11:11
Published: 27 May 2014 11:11 GMT+02:00
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Meanwhile, areas of central Germany suffered flooding on Monday night. In Wiesbaden, Hesse, cellars were flooded and the fire service was called out to help with 55 incidents.
Parts of Bavaria also experienced heavy rain and a number of flights were delayed at Frankfurt Airport on Monday after 11pm due to the weather.
The heavy rain is expected to continue in central Germany into Wednesday and Thursday.