Flooding in Central Europe
The transport system in Central Europe is experiencing severe problem due to flooding. The area that is worst effected covers Southern Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Roads in this area have been closed and rail services cut.
In Austria, the meteorological service said two months of rain had fallen in just two days.
A state of emergency has been declared in the Czech Republic.
Passau, in the German region of Bavaria, is one of the cities worst hit by the flooding
Two thousand troops have been mobilised in Germany to help with the situation in Bavaria and Saxony.
The situation does not look like it will improve until at least Wednesday/Thursday. River levels will stay high as authorities have been forced to release water from Dams that are at critical levels.
We will keep you advised of the situation.
Please contact us if you have any orders that require collection in this area.