Flood in Budapest

Images of the 2013 flood in Budapest.
Hungarians have been warned to prepare for their country's worst floods ever as the Danube is set to reach record levels this weekend.  "We are facing the worst floods of all time," said PM Viktor Orban.  Europe's second longest river is set to hit unprecedented levels in the capital Budapest in the next few days.  A state of emergency has been declared, and thousands of volunteers worked overnight to reinforce the banks of the swelling river.

Europe floods: Hungary Danube set for record high

Hungarians have been warned to prepare for their country's worst floods ever as the Danube is set to reach record levels this weekend. "We are facing the worst floods of all time," said PM Viktor Orban. Europe's second longest river is set to hit unprecedented levels in the capital Budapest in the next few days. A state of emergency has been declared, and thousands of volunteers worked overnight to reinforce the banks of the swelling river.

The crest of the flood-swollen Danube River surged toward the Hungarian capital of Budapest on Friday, while communities along the Elbe in Germany braced for high water as the river churned toward the North Sea. June 7, 2013.

The crest of the flood-swollen Danube River surged toward the Hungarian capital of Budapest on Friday, while communities along the Elbe in Germany braced for high water as the river churned toward the North Sea. June 7, 2013.

Danube hitting the shore #budapest #flood

Danube hitting the shore #budapest #flood

Sunset over the Danube flooding (2013.06.06.) - Budapest, Hungary

Sunset over the Danube flooding (2013.06.06.) - Budapest, Hungary

The Flooded Tunnel    The Danube River is flooding Budpest big time right now (>20 feet above normal levels I'm told). This is an underpass used by a road that runs along the river on the Pest side.

The Flooded Tunnel The Danube River is flooding Budpest big time right now (>20 feet above normal levels I'm told). This is an underpass used by a road that runs along the river on the Pest side.

Budapest flood: Hungary Danube set for record high this weekend

Budapest flood: Hungary Danube set for record high this weekend

Budapest | Flood 2013. Photostream, 7. June. credit: Andor Kovács. Record High Flood is Coming, Pray for Budapest, Hungary! Follow Budapest | Flood 2013. Photostream on FB https://www.facebook.com/BudapestPocketGuide & on Google+ @ https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/115990222400409382986/115990222400409382986/posts  #budapest #flood #danube

Budapest | Flood 2013. Photostream, 7. June. credit: Andor Kovács. Record High Flood is Coming, Pray for Budapest, Hungary! Follow Budapest | Flood 2013. Photostream on FB https://www.facebook.com/BudapestPocketGuide & on Google+ @ https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/115990222400409382986/115990222400409382986/posts #budapest #flood #danube

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