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Usti nad Labem - 2013 Flood from above
Czech Republic

View of the overflowing river Labe (Elbe) in Ústí nad Labem, a city in the north of Czech Republic, taken from the Mariánská Skála viewpoint on the cliff high above the river. The flood was just a few hours before culmination at the moment.

Copyright: Tomas kysela
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