Residents of Verviers in Belgium’s east took to the streets on July 15 to inspect damage inflicted by severe floods that devastated parts of the Walloon city.
This footage by Chahid Toumi offers a glimpse of the reality faced by many in the region, showing Verviers’ historic brick streets strewn with debris and cars piled upon each other.
At least 199 flood-related deaths were reported across Belgium and Germany as of July 20, with the death toll in Belgium at 36. Nearly 300 people remained unaccounted for. Credit: Chahid Toumi via Storyful