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Latest European floods Stories

2006-04-26 22:48:12

By Bogdan Cristel SPANTOV, Romania (Reuters) - Thousands of Romanians have fled low-lying areas of the Danube basin in the last 24 hours as the river overwhelmed flood defenses to swamp towns, villages and farmland, officials said on Wednesday.

2006-04-24 10:21:25

By Martin Dokoupil BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Thousands of Romanians were evacuated overnight when the swollen Danube river breached several waterlogged dikes, and officials said on Monday more defenses could burst.

2006-04-17 11:29:58

By Martin Dokoupil BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The Danube river broke through flood defenses in southeastern Europe on Monday, driving thousands of people from their homes along its banks in Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria, officials said.

2006-04-12 10:57:46

BELGRADE (Reuters) - The Danube river rose to its highest levels in decades on Wednesday, driving people from their homes in northern Serbia and Romania and swamping Bulgaria's main river ports, officials said.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.