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Floods in Germany

German weather authorities have issued serious weather warnings for heavy rain and risks of flooding.

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Source: solarthermienator, CC BY-SA 2.0
The Bavarian city of Passau has been affected by flooding, Source: solarthermienator, CC BY-SA 2.0

The German weather authorities have issued a series of weather and flood warnings for states in Germany. Particularly affected are Bavaria, Saxony, Saxony Anhalt and Thuringia.

Some people may experience disruption to travel plans as a result. We recommend to check with your destination’s local authority or with your travel operator for the travel latest information. Rail services in Germany have been affected.

Please check our local Travel Advice - FCO Germany Travel Advice - or follow us on Twitter for updates.

Published 3 June 2013