Floods in Czech Republic caused the death of seven people and the EU Member State is under the state of emergency. The water levels of the River Vltava have risen and in the capital Prague, metal flood barriers are being raised.

The water levels are expected to peak later on Tuesday and approximately 3,000 people were forced to leave their homes across the west of Czech Republic. On 3 June, the flow of the Vltava River in Prague reached 2,965 cubic metres per second which is twenty times ...

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