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|Hundreds of homes in Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania have been flooded as the Danube, swollen by heavy rain and snow melt, rises to record levels.|
A state of emergency has been declared in some areas as the authorities try to shore up defences and move out people threatened by the rising water.
In the town of Lom, the river submerged the port and hundreds of homes in...
|Springs of the Danube river andn the confluence in Donaueschingen. The Danube is 2888 km long if you go from the river Breg and 2845 km if you go from Donaueschingen. It ends at the Black Sea. see another file on GEH.||04/18/2006||1,070|
|The river Danube is emptying into the Black Sea via the Danube Delta (4000 km²) in Romania.||08/12/2005||1,059|
|Cargo Ship in the Bulgarian Danube.||04/27/2006||295|
|Gonaives before the floods||08/25/2005||715|
|The Danube is the longest river in central Europe. It begins in the Black Forest in Germany and empties out in the Black Sea 1,794 miles later.||08/26/2005||964|
|Lom Beach is situated close to the town of Lom on the Bulgarian side of the Danube river, overlooking Romania.|
There are three bars nearby, and the beach is flocked with people from the whole city during the summer (about 2000 visitors every day}. Every year various races with speedboats take place in the waters of the Danube here.
|June and July 2007 brought drenching rain and devastating floods to England. One of the hardest hit regions was Gloucestershire, in southwest England. The floods started in late June and continued throughout July.|
Though water levels had receded, floods were still evident along the Severn River when the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) captur...
|The 2010 Pakistan floods began in July 2010 following heavy monsoon rains in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, lower Punjab and Balochistan regions of Pakistan. Present estimates indicate that over two thousand people have died and over a million homes have been destroyed since the flooding began. The United Nations estimates that more than twenty million people are injured or homeless as a result...||08/29/2010||2,199|
|LOM, Bulgaria, April 13 (Reuters)|
The Danube hit record high levels in the Balkans on Thursday, sending soldiers and disaster workers scrambling to evacuate people and stem flooding along its banks, officials said.
Under a state of emergency, workers filled sandbags through the night to shore up dikes in the port city of Lom, around 230 km (140 miles) north of Sofi...
|The Augarten park, which lies outside the centre of Vienna between the Danube Canal and the Danube, was laid out as a garden for the Imperial royal family in the 17th century.|
The Garden Pavilion stands on the ruins of an earlier Emperor's garden palace, and it was in this pavilion from 1782 that the famous musical matinées took place. Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert all performed...
|The Danube Bridge of Friendship is the shortest railway, connecting the North European countries and the Middle East.|
The bridge is 2.8 km long and is suspended 30m above the water on two levels. It is spanned between Rousse, Bulgaria and Giurgiu in Romania. It is known as the Bridge of Friendship because specialists from many ex-socialist countries worked together to build it.<...