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Poland counts cost of severe flooding


Poland counts cost of severe flooding

The scale of the devastating floods that have hit Poland is becoming more apparent, as images come in from the southwestern Wroclaw region.

Numerous parts of the country are under water, with the death toll reaching at least 12.

An estimated 2.5 billion euros worth of damage has been caused, and Poland is appealing for help from the European Union.

Several countries have already sent emergency assistance to help with evacuations and rescue efforts.

Severe flooding caused by torrential rain hit numerous countries in eastern and central Europe, but Poland appears to have been worst affected.