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Radobyl Hill Slopes - Litomerice Flood 2013
Czech Republic

View of the overflowing river Elbe (Labe) a few hours before flood culmination taken from the Radobýl hill slopes. To the left you can see the partly flooded town of Litoměřice. Across the biggest flooding you can see red roofs of Terezín and the Říp mountain in the distance. To the very left is fooded town of Lovosice.

Copyright: Tomas Kysela
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Hochgeladen: 06/06/2013
Aktualisiert: 07/04/2014
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