The high river levels of the Elbe threaten Dresden, Germany, June 2013. The flood walls came into operation and did their job well - overall the centre of Dresden avoided the huge floods experienced in 2002. Posted by floodlist.com
ople ride in a boat on waters covering a flooded road in the eastern German city of Dresden, June 4, 2013. Torrential rain in the south and south-east of Germany caused heavy flooding over the weekend forcing people to evacuate their homes. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Flooded streets can be seen in Dresdens Gohlis district, eastern Germany on June 5, 2013. Cities in Germany and the Czech Republic were scrambling to stave off potential disaster as a flood wave headed north, sending thousands of people fleeing their homes.