The southeast region of Bavaria in southern Germany is reeling after torrential rain battered the region over the weekend.
Flood warnings were sent out on Saturday evening as heavy downpours caused rivers to overflow and flood basements, roads and bridges to be closed and residents to search for higher ground.
Earlier in the week, devastating downpours caused mass flooding in the Western German states of North-Rhine Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate. Damage was also caused in neighboring Belgium and The Netherlands.
The region of Berchtesgadener Land, at the foothills of the Bavarian Alps, was declared a disaster zone after rushing water and mudslides threatened several of the houses in the area.
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