Death Toll Rises In Germany After Disastrous Floods

by 24USATVJuly 17, 2021, 6:50 p.m. 24

Rescue workers toiled to clear up the damage laid bare by receding water on Saturday as the death toll from disastrous flooding in Western Europe rose above 150 and thoughts turned to the lengthy task of rebuilding areas devastated in minutes by raging rivers. Police said that more than 90 people are now known to have died in western Germany's Ahrweiler county, one of the worst-hit areas, and more casualties are feared. Another 43 people were confirmed dead in neighbouring North Rhine-Westphalia state, Germany's most populous. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Bloomberg Quicktake brings you live global news and original shows spanning business, technology, politics and culture. Make sense of the stories changing your business and your world. To watch complete coverage on Bloomberg Quicktake 24/7, visit, or watch on Apple TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Fire TV and Android TV on the Bloomberg app. Have a story to tell? Fill out this survey for a chance to have it featured on Bloomberg Quicktake: Connect with us on… YouTube: Breaking News on YouTube: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:


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