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Monday, 03 June 2013 - 9:20
Central Europe on alert for flooding
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Homes have been evacuated across southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria and Switzerland as rivers reach dangerously high levels.

 

The Czech capital Prague is on high alert as a swell of floodwater moves in from the south.

 

Both Germany and Austria are deploying their armies to help emergency services.

 

A man was killed by a landslide near Salzburg in Austria and two people have died in the Czech Republic.

 

The Czech government has declared a nationwide state of emergency.

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