Buildings Damaged and Roads Destroyed in German Town Following Deadly Floods

Officials said least 133 people have died following severe flash flooding in western Germany, according to the latest reported update on July 17.

Local police said they fear that number of those who have died and injured by the floods is set to increase in the coming days.

The Ahr valley has been particularly badly affected, with several houses swept away in the village of Schuld and numerous other buildings damaged.

Police said at least 90 people have died in the Ahrweiler district, with total of 618 people reportedly injured.

Video shared by Diyar Erekli shows a collapsed building, roads destroyed, and large amounts of debris in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler near the river Ahr. Credit: Diyar Erekli via Storyful

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