Also, as a result of high consumer demand for the Elegant Elbe itinerary, the two new specially designed ships will double the company's capacity on the Elbe River
THOUSANDS of people were yesterday evacuated from their homes in a region of eastern Germany where the Elbe river
has flooded and burst through a dam.
GERMANY: Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes in a region of eastern Germany where the Elbe river
has flooded and burst through a dam, officials said.
Throughout the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, thousands of residents have been evacuated from their homes as water levels on the Elbe River
- already at record levels in the past few days - continued to rise by some 2cm every two hours, according to officials.
The Elbe river
was expected to crest Thursday in Dresden, the capital of Saxony state that was devastated during the massive flooding in 2002.
In Prague, the flood water peaked on the Elbe River
on Tuesday after inundating the city centre, displacing more than 8,000 people and forcing the chaotic night-time evacuation of the city's zoo.
Flood water peaked on the Elbe River
yesterday in Prague, displacing more than 8,000 people and forcing a night-time evacuation of the city zoo.
In 2011, I completed a ride along the Elbe River
from Hamburg to Dresden, Germany, following the Elbe-Radweg, a well-developed series of trails along the river.
Dresden lost its World Heritage Site status in 2009 after building a bridge over the Elbe river
The three container terminals on the Elbe River
, which are currently being tested, handle more than seven million containers a year, Joerg Vanhoefer, project manager of HHLA Container Terminals, said.
Consulate General in Leipzig, Germany, undertook a 265-kilometer, three-day bike trip in May along the Elbe River
in what had once been East Germany, meeting members of the public, including mayors and local officials.
The European phase of World War II ended only when Allied armies reached the west bank of the Elbe River
in Germany, and their Soviet counterparts were on the east bank.
The leftist supporters had gathered across the Elbe river
, joining hands to create a human chain to try and prevent the neo-Nazis from staging a march.
For the next eleven months, my father and his regiment and division fought its way across France and into Germany, reaching the Elbe River
by V-E Day, May 8, 1945.
Between February 1990 and May 1991, five cases of leukemia were diagnosed in children living within 5 kilometers of the Krummel nuclear power plant in Geesthacht and a neighboring nuclear research operation along the Elbe River
in northern Germany.