Flooding in Switzerland - 22 / 23 August  2005

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8 am Tuesday 22 August in Bern, Switzerland, cars float down the streets and houses are flooded. The photos taken in Bern around 11pm Monday night as the river that flows through Bern breaks its banks inundating many houses. There were more than 20 fatalities including 2 firemen. Flooding was also severe around Lauterbrunnen and Interlaken.

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