Flood

Eight months after the flood: fainting and tears in the Ahr Valley

Eight months after the flood disaster on the Ahr with 134 dead, there is still a lot to do. The promised quick and unbureaucratic help has by no means arrived everywhere.

Committee of inquiry into the flood disaster: Telegram chat logs cause outrage

Were there omissions on the part of those responsible in the run-up to the flood? Dubious telegram chats now paint an unflattering picture of the environment minister.

Committee of inquiry into the flood disaster: Telegram chat logs cause outrage

Were there omissions on the part of those responsible in the run-up to the flood? Dubious telegram chats now paint an unflattering picture of the environment minister.

Australia's east under water: Prime Minister declares a state of emergency

Australia is used to extreme natural events. But 16 days of rain in a row - like last time in Sydney - are also an event of the century Down Under. Many people are faced with the ruins of their existence.

Severe flooding on Australia's east coast

Unusual for this time of year: Heavy rain and flooding on Australia's east coast have already claimed one fatality. Several people are still missing.

Hurricanes cross Germany: "Ylenia" reaches northeast

Two storm lows are sweeping across Germany. Schools are closing in many places, and there is a storm surge warning on the North Sea coast. In some places, sandbags are supposed to protect against the impending flood.

Flood disaster in the Ahr valley: the meteorologist probably wanted to warn – SWR rejected it

Is a scandal looming six months after the flood disaster in the Ahr Valley? A meteorologist reports that he offered a weather special beforehand. The offer was rejected.

Storm tide and a lot of wind: "Nadia" ensures hundreds of operations

Police and fire brigade are required. The Hamburg fish market is under water, trains and ferries are canceled. And on the North Sea, seafarers have to abseil onto a freighter when the wind is force 10.

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Terrible explosions in Armenia's capital: three people dead – dozens injured, many missing

Armenia's capital Yerevan was rocked by multiple explosions. At least three people died.

Cat lockdown in Walldorf ended prematurely

Radical measure: To protect the threatened crested lark, many domestic cats in the Rhein-Neckar district were temporarily curfew. Now there is good news for the four-legged friends and their owners.

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How Honda lost Vettel in F1 for "two weeks"

Sebastian Vettel enjoyed a successful career in Formula 1 with Red Bull, but everything could change in an abortive move to Honda.

"Water War" on Lake Garda: What Italy vacationers need to know now

Heat and hardly any rain in sight: Italy is affected by a historic drought. This also has an impact on holidaymakers.