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Water Everywhere: How Did Germany Get Flooded? Posted by on Jul 28, 2021

Germany floods news

It all started as regular schlechtes Wetter (n, bad weather), but Tief Bernd (n, depression Bernd) just wouldn’t move. Regenerating the Regenwolken (f, rain clouds) with water from the Mittelmeer (n, Mediterranean Sea) and the Atlantik (m, Atlantic Ocean). The Regen (m, rain) just wouldn’t stop, and . It was der perfekte Sturm (the perfect storm). Together Against the Flood The Regen turned into Flut (f, flood)…

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Flutkatastrophe in Deutschland – Flood disaster in Germany Posted by on Jun 12, 2013

Schweiß tropft von meiner Stirn während ich den sandigen Feldweg entlang laufe. (Sweat is dripping off my forehead as I’m running along the sandy farm lane.) An jeder Stelle des Weges, die ich mit meinen Schuhen treffe, hinterlasse ich eine Staubwolke. (I leave a dust cloud at each patch where my shoe hits the ground.)…

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The last love parade? Posted by on Aug 5, 2010

Maybe some of you have already gehört (heard) that this year´s love parade ended up in a Katastrophe (catastrophe). 21 people were squashed to death due to a mass panic. 500 were verletzt (injured).